Four research studies separately conducted by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, The Urban Institute, Federal Reserve Board of Governors, and the National Council on Aging presented research validating the value of housing counseling at a briefing session held June 21st by the Coalition of HUD Housing Counseling Intermediaries. Colleen Hernandez, president and CEO of The Homeownership Preservation Foundation, which offers mortgage counseling via the Homeowner’s HOPE™ Hotline at 888-995-HOPE™, moderated the panel during which the four organizations reported their findings.
Peter A. Tatian, Senior Research Associate, The Urban Institute
Maximillian D. Schmeiser – Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Chris Herbert, Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University
Barbar R. Stucki, National Council on Aging