Fed Webinar Focuses on Prepurchase Homeownership Counseling

What impact does prepurchase counseling have on improving homeowners' creditworthiness over time? Join community development practitioners, researchers, and policy experts from across the country on Thursday, October 23, at 3 p.m. ET for a webinar session on this topic.

The session will include an overview of key findings from the Philadelphia Fed's recently released longitudinal study on the effectiveness of prepurchase counseling. It will also feature leading experts who will highlight effective and innovative counseling models being implemented around the country, share their perspectives on resources to support these programs, and provide insight on future policy implications.

Featured speakers include Sarah Gerecke with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD); Patricia Hasson with Clarifi; Tammy Orr with Citibank; and Marvin M. Smith with the Philadelphia Fed.

Register for this session at the Connecting Communities® website. Participation is free, but preregistration is required.

This event is part of the Federal Reserve's Connecting Communities® series, a national initiative intended to provide community development practitioners, financial institution representatives, policymakers, and others with timely information on emerging and important community development topics.