North Carolina Coalition to End Homelessness

HUD Housing Counseling Grants Available

Funding Opportunity:
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced that more than $40 million is available for a broad range of housing counseling programs to help families find and preserve housing. These grants will be awarded competitively to hundreds of HUD-approved counseling agencies and State Housing Finance Agencies across the nation that offer a variety of services including how to avoid foreclosure, how to avoid mortgage scams, how to purchase or rent a home, how to improve credit scores, and how to qualify for a reverse mortgage.  HUD will award grants to approximately 500 applicants.
 Instructions are posted on To apply, go to and enter 14.169 in the CFDA field. Applications must be submitted electronically through The application deadline is 11:59:59 pm eastern time on January 12, 2012.
If applicants have difficulty accessing the information, they may obtain assistance by calling the help desk hotline at 800-518-GRANTS or by e-mailing The help desk is available 24 hours a day, 7 days per week, except federal holidays.