Join Prosperity Indiana, NeighborWorks, and this exclusive Indiana cohort of service providers for an online educational opportunity to stabilize Hoosier Households.
Introduction to Housing Counseling
By participating in this course, learners explore the principles and applications of housing counseling from the industry's and the counselor's points of view and acquire the basic skills needed to be an effective counselor. Learners are introduced to the principles of effective counseling, essential elements of pre- and post-purchase counseling for homeowners, and delinquency and default counseling. Learners are introduced to common client issues and effective intervention strategies. Learners are provided with practical tools to help renters, prospective homebuyers and existing homeowners develop and manage basic household budgets, enhance their savings practices, timely loan payments, improve credit scores, and recognize and avoid predatory lenders.
Week 1: Getting Started in Housing Counseling
Week 2: Financial Coaching and Counseling
Week 3: Housing Counseling for Renters and Homebuyers
Week 4: Keeping Your Home
PI Member: $475
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