CD Week – Housing Counselor Connections

September 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Baltimore Branch
502 S Sharp St
Baltimore, MD 21201

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Maryland’s Housing Counselors are a vital part of Maryland’s economy! Without housing counselors, what would have happened to all those families who were facing foreclosure?  What would happen to families who are purchasing homes but have no idea what they are doing?

Join us to celebrate the importance of the Housing Counseling sector in Maryland during Counselor Connections, taking place on Sept 25 from 10-3pm at the Federal Reserve in Baltimore as part of Community Development Week.


10am-10:15am  Welcome and Opening Remarks

10:15am-11:15pm Federal Outlook for Housing Counselors

Bruce Dorpalen – Executive Director, National Housing Resource Center

Federal Reserve speaker

11:15am-12:15am Concurrent Sessions

Understanding SB1033, Maryland’s Expedited Foreclosure Law for vacant and abandonedproperties, and how to assist your clients.

Housing Counseling Certification update from HUD

Lender Resource Tables

12:15pm-1:30pm – Lunch speaker

Report on the Maryland Consumer FInancial Protection Commission established underSB885/HB1134

1:30pm-2:30pm Concurrent Sessions

Executive Directors/Program Managers Roundtable – Facilitated discussion about funding, future of the field and more.

Housing Counselors Roundtable – Facilitated session on issues you have each day inserving clients

Lender Resource Tables

2:30pm-2:45pm Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Updates

2:45pm-3:00pm Wrap up

This is a free event, but you MUST register!  

Security is extremely tight at the Federal Reserve. you MUST register by September 20, 2017.


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