Top Housing Counselor Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Housing Counselor. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Housing Counselor resumes they appeared on. For example, 10.0% of Housing Counselor resumes contained Ensure Compliance as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Housing Counselor actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Housing Counselor resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Ensure Compliance

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Here's how Ensure Compliance is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Reviewed all marketing collateral to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations governing the industry and content of promotional materials.
  • Conducted extensive research to ensure compliance with governmental regulations.
  • Collaborate with senior management to develop their respective department manuals, policies, and procedures to ensure compliance with CFPB laws.
  • Work with commercial insurance vendor to ensure compliance with contracts and advise management on policies to mitigate risk to company.
  • Work closely with IT/ Technology to develop guidelines and procedures and ensure compliance with data security policies and regulations.
  • Develop new contracts, forms and disclosures used by consumers to ensure compliance with federal and state laws.
  • Develop, implement, oversee internal policies and procedures to ensure compliance with federal and state laws.
  • Analyzed policies and procedures to ensure compliance with various state and federal laws including DMCA.
  • Advised company on FDA regulatory matters, including marketing and product labeling to ensure compliance.
  • Reviewed White House senior staff documents and filings to ensure compliance with federal reporting laws.
  • Reviewed bank operations to ensure compliance with the law and internal policies and procedures.
  • Developed, periodically reviewed, and updated Standards of Operations to ensure compliance.
  • Respond to all problems and concerns and ensure compliance rules and regulations.
  • Reviewed and modified company documents to ensure compliance with all applicable laws.
  • Conduct unit inspections to ensure compliance with safety and federal/funder regulations.
  • Represent the company onbehalf of the sale of the property, prepare closing documents and ensure compliance with all regulations.
  • Research, advise, and ensure compliance with federal, state, local laws and regulations, and accreditor standards.
  • Updated and improved the firm's online library of standard templates to ensure compliance with latest legislation and regulations.
  • Monitored and reviewed activities of business units to ensure compliance with company policies.

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2. Literacy

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Here's how Literacy is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Organized and instructed financial management, credit and first time home-buyer education courses to promote financial literacy throughout the community.
  • Provide an approved home education program to include financial literacy and money management skills.
  • Conduct one-on-one and group counseling sessions for credit counseling, financial literacy.
  • Provided financial literacy education workshops and home buyer education workshops.
  • Played pivotal role in developing curriculum for financial literacy classes.
  • Coordinated financial literacy and foreclosure prevention classes for the public.
  • Provided financial literacy to Atlanta Housing Authority residents.
  • Facilitated financial literacy to local schools and colleges.
  • Educated multiple groups on Financial Literacy.
  • Provide an approved home buying education program to include financial literacy, teaching money management skills, Coordinate Housing counselors.
  • Assisted with or conduct workshops covering financial literacy, budgeting, work readiness, and other knowledge and skill-building sessions.
  • Conducted financial literacy workshops in various settings and in conjunction with partners, such as lenders and government agencies.
  • Volunteer teacher Eau Claire County Jail and Lutheran Social Services Transition Center teaching financial literacy courses.
  • Plan and execute community events to promote homeownership, financial literacy and fair housing.
  • Coordinated and facilitated trainings for program participants on improving credit, financial literacy, landlord/tenant issues, and homecare.
  • Assisted in financial literacy counseling, intake, process planning, credit rebuilding and communication with outside partners of El Centro.

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3. Rental Assistance

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Here's how Rental Assistance is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Performed assessments to determine low-income individuals eligibility for Section 8 rental assistance and rent subsidy levels.
  • Managed caseload of low and moderate-income household participating in the Section 8 rental assistance program.
  • Determine eligibility and benefit amounts for families seeking rental assistance through Section 8 program and Housing Opportunity for People with AIDS.
  • Help low-income families to achieve independence from economic supportive services such as TANF, food stamps, and rental assistance.
  • Offer employment services, resume building, case management, and provide rental assistance, and one-on-one counseling for clients.
  • Reviewed applications for eligibility and completeness for programs such as HEAP, SOS (Rental assistance) and Security Deposits.
  • Provide case management services, mentoring, and service referral to section 8 participants in the rental assistance program.
  • Managed caseload of HUD's Housing Choice Voucher program and Section 8 rental assistance clients.
  • Certified clients for Section 8 rental assistance in three counties.
  • Worked whole year processing Section 8 vouchers for rental assistance.
  • Assist clients with filling out lengthy rental assistance applications.
  • Develop strategies for problem resolution for pre-purchase, rental assistance, and landlord tenant counseling.
  • Provided rental assistance payment, mortgage counseling for foreclosure properties, and pre-purchase counseling.
  • Managed rental assistance and utility assistance programs Processed and packaged HEMAP applications Manager of a twenty unit Apartments
  • Prepared NWA quarterly report Taught GED classes Screened applicants to receive utility and rental assistance Prepared leases and received rent payments

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4. Foreclosure

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Here's how Foreclosure is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Maintained National Industry Standards for foreclosure counseling, Counsel homeowners on available HAMP/MHA or lender retention options for preventing foreclosure.
  • Service homeowners in jeopardy of foreclosure by renegotiating terms with bank attorneys and mortgage company representatives and obtaining loan modifications.
  • Completed comprehensive budget analysis; provided education, information and guidance to clients exploring alternatives to foreclosure and bankruptcy.
  • Provide financial education on saving, insurance, preparing monthly budgets, modification, foreclosure and bankruptcy education.
  • Provided assistance to distressed homeowners facing foreclosure through education, and negotiation of loan modifications with their lenders.
  • Provided one-on-one counseling covering budgeting, creation/repair of credit, and foreclosure prevention at this important non-profit organization.
  • Develop and analyze clients' information submitted to determine ability to have a positive outcome of foreclosure prevention.
  • Provided foreclosure prevention and intervention counseling to borrowers in default on their mortgage loans or facing foreclosure.
  • Provide foreclosure prevention counseling services to clients facing foreclosure or in need of assistance during mediation proceedings.
  • Submitted debt, budget analysts and recommendations to investors/mortgage lenders to help mortgage borrowers to prevent foreclosure.
  • Job duties include providing counseling services to individuals being threatened with residential or commercial real-estate foreclosure.
  • Educated borrowers on foreclosure prevention and recommended foreclosure prevention options based on the borrowers financial picture.
  • Become familiar with local financing programs and foreclosure prevention programs offered by local organizations and government.
  • Assisted in resolving complex issues regarding eligibility and case status for homeowners facing foreclosure.
  • Provide a comprehensive financial evaluation and present foreclosure prevention options for homeowners at risk.
  • Used case management skills assisting individuals pursuing home ownership and individuals facing foreclosure.
  • Provided advocacy regarding landlord/tenant law and allocation of funds to prevent evictions and foreclosures
  • Coordinated and provided foreclosure prevention counseling and educational services to homeowner facing foreclosure.
  • Examine seller corporate and individual financial documentation to determine credit and foreclosure risk.
  • Conducted financial counseling sessions in accordance with the National Foreclosure Counseling Standards.

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6. Real Estate

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Here's how Real Estate is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Advised various departments regarding legal issues related to leasing and management of commercial and residential real estate.
  • Performed real estate property analysis and filed multiple documents, sent rent collection correspondence.
  • Manage law department for national commercial real estate developer and real estate management company.
  • Supervised and trained staff on drafting real estate documents and conducting title examinations
  • Reviewed complaints against licensees, including real estate professionals and subdivision developers.
  • Reviewed and prepared documentation involving complex commercial real estate transactions.
  • Coordinated efforts to obtain commercial real estate development financing.
  • Performed real estate property analysis and filed multiple documents.
  • Communicated with lenders and real estate professionals.
  • Supervised housing counselors and real estate specialist.
  • Developed a curriculum for Real Estate Professionals.
  • General Counsel for commercial real estate developer.
  • Reviewed/negotiated all real estate construction contracts.
  • Practice Areas and Competencies: Business Law and Litigation, Discovery, Real Estate Law, Mediation, Compliance and Contracts.
  • Drafted, negotiated and analyzed commercial leases and various commercial contracts for Thor Equities, a large real estate development company.
  • Draft contracts for purchase and sale of real estate and REO properties and handle issues arising prior to and at closing.
  • Negotiated and drafted the structure and content of complex, troubled real estate investment workouts as a representative for the corporation.
  • Handled real estate, landlord/tenant matters, and commercial transactions/collections, prepared leases and contracts and had extensive client contact.
  • Search real estate records, examine titles, or summarize pertinent legal or insurance details for a variety of purposes.
  • Coordinated and managed outside accountants, legal counsel, and partners to drive the profitable management of real estate projects.

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7. Counsel

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Here's how Counsel is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Counseled and advised executive staff regarding miscellaneous corporate and intellectual property legal issues and strategies, including ongoing litigation matters.
  • Managed various commercial litigation matters with outside counsel and obtained successful resolution through mediation, settlement, negotiation and trial.
  • Manage staff regarding action plans for successful project completion and outside counsel in multiple jurisdictions for consumer-related litigation strategies.
  • Travel to overseas subsidiary office in Kenya to meet with outside counsel and subsidiary managing director regarding employee misconduct.
  • Counseled supervised, evaluated records and made recommendations on all incoming referrals and/or Juveniles held in detention.
  • Provided individualized counseling and instruction regarding family exposure to lead base paint and hazardous housing conditions.
  • Provide one-on-one crisis counseling to homeowners experiencing hardships that impact their ability to pay their mortgage.
  • Assist clients with assembling the financial documentation required for households participating in the housing counseling program.
  • Provided one-on-one counseling sessions to determine affordability and evaluate potential obstacles to home purchase.
  • Served as the Corporate Counsel for a closely-held software and educational servicing company.
  • Served as lead counsel on various business litigation ensuring desired results were achieved.
  • Consulted with outside/local counsel on intellectual property, litigation, and compliance.
  • Educated internal clients on specific needs for mobility counseling and housing assistance.
  • Assisted outside counsel with a year-long litigation matter involving breach of contract/non-compete.
  • Counseled potential clients for owner-occupied rehabilitation and new home construction programs.
  • Facilitated psycho-educational/support groups and supported other counselors with facilitating these groups.
  • Provided employment counseling to residents to assist with employment readiness skills.
  • Provide homeowners with credit counseling, default prevention and refinancing counseling.
  • Provide counseling for Homeowners already in foreclosure or facing imminent default.
  • Monitored and ensured the quality and effectiveness of counseling services.

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8. HUD

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Here's how HUD is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Educated consumers who are interested in purchasing a home by providing HUD approved individualized credit and budget counseling.
  • Obtained certification in Foreclosure prevention and default counseling within Neighbor Works America and HUD.
  • Facilitated housing counseling sessions based on HUD and Home Preservation Foundation guidelines.
  • Conducted HUD housing quality inspections and monitored maintenance of assisted units.
  • Escalate issues beyond delegated authority levels to management/HUD as required.
  • Assist borrowers with questions/concerns regarding HUD regulations/processes.
  • Reported quarterly to HUD (Housing and Urban Development) on the services and outcomes provided as required by grant programs.
  • Complied with HUD and NFCC regulations for approved credit counseling agencies, completed certification, and ensured applicants met qualifications.
  • Collaborated with HUD, FHA, GEMA and FHLMC t provide alternative safeguards as appropriate to default or delinquent homeowners.
  • Prepared and submitted all reports to HUD, Intermediaries, Delaware State Housing Authority, and all local funding institutions.
  • Ensured that all intake forms complied with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requirements.
  • Insured grant compliance with Article 414 of the Stafford Act and HUD's Rent and Annual Median Income requirements.
  • Take responsibility for accurate completion by the entire local staff of all OHCD, HUD and other staff reports.
  • Documented information on HUD database, and on HMIS, a site with the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless.
  • Conduct client briefings to explain HUD guidelines, HCV program benefits, rules, obligations and program processes.
  • Worked with HUD, Fannie Mae, CNBC and the National Association of Housing Counselors and Agencies.
  • Educate and counsel homeowners on ways to avoid foreclosure by following HUD guidelines and Freddie Mac guidelines.
  • Comply with HUD guidelines and provide financial education for homeowners to make informed decisions on mortgage acquisition.
  • Ensured that all required paperwork is in client file and is in compliance with HUD AND NFMC.
  • Complied with and enforced HUD regulations and transmitted HUD documents for the Housing Choice Voucher Program.

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9. Trial Preparation

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Here's how Trial Preparation is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Assisted senior counsel in all aspects of litigation management including factual investigation, document preparation, and trial preparation and support.
  • Assist attorney and clients with discovery responses and Trial preparation.
  • Assisted attorneys in trial preparation procedures.
  • Conducted examinations of legal and Claims records and consulted with witnesses, insureds, Legal Adjusters in pre-trial preparation.
  • Handled approximately 200 caseload from initial case review to the file of arbitration or trial preparation.
  • worked directly with Mr. Schwab in trial preparation.

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10. Intellectual Property

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Here's how Intellectual Property is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Participated in holding in-house intellectual property capture session providing education on forms of intellectual property and develop plans for future projects.
  • Reviewed and interpreted historical contracts and conducted contract negotiation to determine disputed intellectual property ownership and royalty payment recipient.
  • Provided training to governmental law enforcement personnel on issues related to counterfeiting and intellectual property laws.
  • Assisted and managed outside law firms that provided company with intellectual property protection and litigation services.
  • Focused on intellectual property, software licenses, patent representations, warranty and liability limitations.
  • Protected the company's ability to compete by aggressively defending its intellectual property agreements.
  • Provided counseling to management regarding intellectual property and business strategy; managed outside counsel.
  • Developed PowerPoint training presentation for employees on proper use and marketing of intellectual property.
  • Filed several trademark applications and conducted research on several Intellectual Property related issues.
  • Advised management on intellectual property issues related to trademark and copyright law.
  • Advised corporate teams about international intellectual property issues and monitored customs compliance.
  • Educated coworkers on intellectual property protection and legal processes and obligations.
  • Managed intellectual property strategy and portfolio, utilized CPI database software.
  • Supported counsel in the preparation of intellectual property related legal opinions.
  • Drafted legal opinions on commercial law and intellectual property matters.
  • Negotiated and drafted licensing and other varied intellectual property contracts.
  • Manage registration of and oversee corporations' intellectual property.
  • Drafted intellectual property licensing agreements for various technology institutions.
  • Assessed viability of acquisition of third party intellectual property.
  • Prosecuted and enforced company's intellectual property portfolio

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11. Loan Modifications

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Here's how Loan Modifications is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Assisted homeowners in financial crises through agency and financial institution applications for assistance and/or home loan modifications.
  • Helped generate new business by encouraging homeowners to attain loan modifications.
  • Conducted post purchase delinquency counseling for loan modifications and refinancing.
  • Negotiated loan modifications to stabilize housing in the Baltimore community.
  • Gathered documents such as bank statements, pay-stubs and taxes required by bank from homeowners to be considered for loan modifications.
  • Completed Loan Modifications for Wake, Johnston and Durham county residents under the Home Affordable Modification program through the US Government.
  • Educated and informed clients of possible retention options such as: loan modifications, short sales, deed-in-lieu and reinstatement.
  • Initiated loan modifications with major lenders such as Bank of America and Chase for over one hundred clients.
  • Assisted clients obtain mortgage loan modifications, short sales, and reinstate their loan with their lenders.
  • Insure regulatory and compliance with short sales and loan modifications American Financial Services Inc. OF Counsel.
  • Created financial plans to help clients prepare for making loan applications or applying for loan modifications.
  • Secured loan modifications for nearly 60% of home owners serviced.
  • Assist clients with loan modifications on their homes.
  • Help people with loan modifications on their homes.
  • Review customers file, assisting with loan modifications, forbearance plan, and repayment plans .
  • Call Clients and Servicers to follow up on loan modifications.
  • Communicated with mortgage lenders and servicers in regards to loan modifications, repayment plans and forbearance agreements on behalf of clients.

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12. Human Resources

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Here's how Human Resources is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Supervised human resources operations and handled escalated issues while supporting business strategies and promoting unified, collaborative culture across multiple sites.
  • Gained an in-depth understanding of independent contractor issues by working with human resources to develop and implement updated guidelines.
  • Drafted and reviewed corporate documents and contracts -Handled Human Resources/Employee disputes and leasing issues - Statutory compliance
  • Advised Human Resources personnel regarding employee benefit programs and reviewed and prepared corporate personnel policies.
  • Collaborate with Upper-management, Paralegal-staff, Human Resources, Workers-compensation and Third-party Attorneys.
  • Assist clients with completing Social Security Forms, transportation forms, Human Resources Administration forms, medical/mental health forms etc.
  • Coordinate efforts with the Human Resources department to ensure employee satisfaction and safety, as well as company compliance.
  • Recommended and implemented process and systems improvements such as human resources, payroll, benefits, and staffing.
  • Develop and revise policies concerning municipal billing, contract drafting, human resources, procurement and records retention.
  • Advise Human Resources on employee relations matters, wage and hour considerations, employee disciplinary actions and termination.
  • Designed Human Resources functions with the overall goal of nurturing a culture of service in an employee-supportive environment.
  • Assessed performance standards for employees in conjunction with Human Resources Sr. VicePresident to ensure compliance with federal laws.
  • Practice areas: Human resources, labor contracts, labor law and application of internal rules.
  • Interviewed and hired employees, resolved human resources issues, developed compliance guidelines and training programs.
  • Collaborated with Human Resources Department to develop effective compliance training for new and existing employees.
  • Served in dual capacity as in-house corporate attorney and manager of global human resources functions.
  • Engage in all human resources matters, including trial, mediation and arbitration matters.
  • Created, directed and managed Human Resources functions for the newly formed Joint Venture.
  • Monitored disciplinary processes and other matters related to the Office of Human Resources.
  • Supervised Human Resources Director, Assistant Director, and Safety Director.

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13. Loss Mitigation

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Here's how Loss Mitigation is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Managed and Counseled Loss Mitigation included assisting clients and evaluates their financial status while working with lenders to establish forbearance agreements.
  • Developed individually tailored recommendations based on the loss mitigation options in order to assist clients in appropriately managing their housing situation.
  • Experienced in communicating and maintaining a working relationship with various servicing agencies and successfully negotiated loss mitigation options.
  • Scheduled one-on-one housing counseling appointments with homeowners seeking loss mitigation and/or mortgage assistance.
  • Initiate loss mitigation and foreclosure prevention strategies with lenders to assist struggling homeowners.
  • Received certifications from Neighbor Works of America in Loss Mitigation and Foreclosure Basic.
  • Coordinated and facilitated loss mitigation efforts with associated departments and outside counsel.
  • Make recommendations for loan modification or loss mitigation option assessment.
  • Provided lectures on television and radio regarding Loss Mitigation Program.
  • Perform Foreclosure and Loss Mitigation Counseling.
  • Assisted 11 families in preventing foreclosure through either providing funds or loss mitigation counseling that resulted in loan modifications.
  • Demonstrated excellent follow-through with borrowers, loss mitigation, and management throughout all phases of the modification process.
  • Assist clients with default mortgage throughout the loss mitigation process and provide recommend alternatives to the foreclosure process.
  • Credited with reducing insurance premiums by $70,000 during policy year due to loss mitigation practices instituted.
  • Served as a counselor for loss mitigation, credit counseling, and first time home buyer programs.
  • Handle loss mitigation packages set ups, negotiations with banks, program resolutions to prevent foreclosure sales.
  • Worked closely with Loss Mitigation, Bankruptcy, and Foreclosure departments of various mortgage lending institutions.
  • Engaged in multiple funding initiatives simultaneously to ensure proper funding of the Loss Mitigation program.
  • Conducted conference calls with homeowners to the lenders and made loss mitigation recommendations to lenders.
  • Assisted struggling homeowners with complex mortgage matters and evaluated for loss mitigation workout options.

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14. Homebuyer

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Here's how Homebuyer is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Maintained up-to-date information on lending and homebuyer assistance programs, assisted with evaluating the housing counseling services provided by stimulus monies.
  • Maintained a working knowledge and understanding of available programs designed to assist low income individuals who were interested in becoming homebuyers.
  • Provide budget and credit analysis and advocacy negotiations with banking official to facilitate low to moderate income first time homebuyers.
  • Conducted Financial Literacy, Homebuyer seminars empowering Low to Moderate income people achieve financial independence and avoid financial predators.
  • Acquired and maintained a certification from the Department of Housing and Urban Development as a homebuyer/homeowner/mortgage default counselor.
  • Provide comprehensive counseling to consumers regarding affordable housing programs, first-time homebuyer programs, and post-purchase education.
  • Provided educational workshops to first time homebuyers which included going over application process and the necessary paperwork.
  • Facilitated financial literacy and homebuyer education classes for state, community and other non-profit organizations.
  • Facilitated 8-hour homebuyer education classes using HUD and Connecticut Housing Finance Authority guidelines.
  • Coordinate and prepare for on-site education Homebuyer Education and Financial Recovery classes.
  • Received Homebuyer Education and Credit counseling certification from NeighborWorks Reinvestment Training Institute.
  • Determined eligibility and assisted low-moderate income first time homebuyers applying for mortgages.
  • Created and facilitated weekly Homebuyers Workshops and assisted with loss mitigation.
  • Provide group and individual educational guidance and counseling to potential homebuyers.
  • Facilitated workshops in Homebuyer Education, Fair Housing and Financial Literacy.
  • Provided one-on-one counseling for first time homebuyers and clients facing foreclosure.
  • Facilitated monthly VHDA homebuyer education, foreclosure and default prevention workshops.
  • Monitored effectiveness of agency services on lending and homebuyer assistance products.
  • Develop business relationships and advocate for York Homebuyer Assistance program.
  • Conducted and coordinated homebuyer and homeowner education workshop for clients.

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15. Homeownership

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Here's how Homeownership is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Assisted in the development and implementation of the Foreclosure Prevention Program and Homeownership Program within the Maryland agency.
  • Conducted agency educational and community awareness programs and presentations as assigned for opportunities to discuss CAF Homeownership Program.
  • Coordinate homeownership counseling and educational activities as appropriate in other partnered programs and agency.
  • Managed the daily operational activity of a non-profit community advocacy and homeownership organization.
  • Conducted annual income reviews for homeownership programs offered by the Housing Authority.
  • Direct homeownership education activities to ensure quality curriculum and consistency among instructors.
  • Reconcile daily reports for call activity for Homeownership Center Manager.
  • Provided comprehensive homeownership services to low to moderate income households.
  • Researched and identified resources to support agency homeownership efforts.
  • Submit files to the underwriting team after a review of all documents and the member have saved funds for homeownership.
  • Advise clients on housing matters, such as housing rental, homeownership, mortgage delinquency, or foreclosure prevention.
  • Assist clients in developing a plan to address homeownership barriers and pursuit of housing, financial and related goals.
  • Provide Homeownership counseling to borrowers in looking to purchase a home in the immediate or long term future.
  • Maintained and managed homeownership files for Lease Purchase Program, Rural Rental Program and the Mutual Help Programs.
  • Conducted homeownership classes for first-time buyers * Performed credit and budget counseling and provide down payment assistance.
  • Led & guided the team in counseling eligible clients for budgeting, tenancy rights, homeownership.
  • Assessed prospective buyers' mortgage readiness and helped develop action plans to achieve homeownership.
  • Tracked, monitored and completed monthly billing process for the Links to Homeownership initiative.
  • Provided additional counseling to develop long term and short term plans to achieving homeownership.
  • Worked with clients to develop a plan for homeownership and prevention of foreclosure.

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16. Action Plans

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Here's how Action Plans is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Write narrative analyses and action plans documenting next steps after each counseling session including documents, clarifications and explanations as needed.
  • Identified the required tools and established a system for assessing mortgage-readiness status, identifying obstacles and developing corrective-action plans.
  • Write and prepare narrative analyses and action plans documenting next steps after each counseling session for team member follow-ups.
  • Update various databases with specifics about demographics, counseling notes, action plans, and follow-up.
  • Created individualized Action Plans to ensure clarity about what was discussed and recommended actions to take.
  • Create comprehensive action plans with concrete goals and personal strategies to promote success with goal achievement.
  • Prepared action plans and risk aversion strategies for the improvement of corporate compliance policies and procedures.
  • Develop individually tailored Action Plans to assist clients in bringing the mortgage current or remaining current.
  • Create budget, payment, and Action plans to assist clients in resolving their financial indebtedness.
  • Review of action plans data following agency policy and procedures established by the HPF partnership.
  • Develop personal action plans with clients and monitor progress as well as updating their files.
  • Create action plans to assist clients in obtaining permanent housing via rent or mortgage programs.
  • Counseled customers via phone on budgeting, surplus/deficit, and created action plans for customers.
  • Helped clients create and implement housing action plans to resolve and prevent housing barriers.
  • Create and administer sustainable client action plans based on client needs and available documentation.
  • Develop and assist clients with action plans to get them mortgage ready.
  • Created action plans to assist clients in obtaining their mortgage programs.
  • Designed action plans to assist clients in achieving their housing goals.
  • Action plans developed per client in each 1 hr.
  • Prepared action plans and budget plans.

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17. Civil Litigation

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Here's how Civil Litigation is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Defend the company in civil litigation alleging negligence and resulting in personal injuries.
  • Represent MetTel in all stages of civil litigation dealing with telecommunication contract disputes.
  • Reviewed, analyzed and prepared discovery materials for civil litigation and commercial arbitration.
  • Coordinated and managed external legal resources when required for civil litigation matters.
  • Supervised and handled all company's lawsuits and legal issues including, civil litigation, labor litigation and general claims.
  • Supported Worker's Compensation Defense and Civil Litigation Attorneys with reports and settlements.
  • Organize a Civil Litigation Binder and Worker's Compensation Binder for office staff.
  • Managed business collections, civil litigation, bankruptcy, employment & labor issues.
  • Tried insurance defense civil litigation cases, including insurance fraud to verdict.
  • Represented corporate client in all phases of civil litigation and arbitration hearings.
  • Led the Central Processing Unit in the Civil Litigation Department.
  • Represented CEO in civil litigation.
  • Research (Lexis/Nexis) Assisted numerous attorneys with work related to all civil litigation cases.

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18. Bankruptcy

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Here's how Bankruptcy is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Experience in Commercial Litigation, Corporate Management, Personal Injury and Landlord/Tenant Matters, Collections and Bankruptcy.
  • Performed extensive document preparation and managed complex closings, including bankruptcy disbursements.
  • Earned National Foundation for Credit Counseling bankruptcy & housing certification.
  • Managed national portfolio of high risk/high profile bankruptcy litigation.
  • Provided credit counseling to clients seeking bankruptcy certificates.
  • Worked to coordinate outside counsel on environmental, bankruptcy, and employment law issues (wage & hour, terminations).
  • Developed customized household budgets and financial plans for clients around the country filing bankruptcy or seeking help with debt.
  • Educated clients on bankruptcy, court judgments, housing issues, consumer protection laws, fair housing laws.
  • Negotiated terms with sellers' counsel and other parties involved and completed acquisitions through Bankruptcy 363 sales.
  • Educated on debt consolidation, bankruptcy, and settling on unsecured debt, and selling their home.
  • Worked for a non-profit organization that specialized in budget, credit, bankruptcy, and housing counseling.
  • Conducted valuation trials in Bankruptcy Court, consistently resulting in favorable outcomes for the creditor.
  • Worked with supervising attorney on bankruptcy cases and attended 341 meetings as needed.
  • Prepared civil and bankruptcy pleadings for loans serviced or liquidated by SBA.
  • Walk clients through their home budget to explore bankruptcy & other options.
  • Trained the bankruptcy department on calculating balances due and filing claims.
  • Provided legal guidance on high level bankruptcy issues to senior executives.
  • Performed bankruptcy reviews and filed proof of claims.
  • Provided legal support for bids on the assets of bankruptcy estate of a nano technology company.
  • Credit and Bankruptcy counseling Off site PowerPoint presentation regarding credit, debt and money management.

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20. Credit Reports

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Here's how Credit Reports is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Disputed inaccurate information on credit reports and negotiated collection accounts.
  • Reviewed debt obligations and analyzed credit reports.
  • Assist clients with developing a case plan, budget, money management counseling, income calculations, and analyzing credit reports.
  • Provide highly skilled money management solutions, Analyze financial data, create budget plans, Generate and analyze credit reports.
  • Assist clients with understanding the contents of their credit reports and establishing strategies to repairing their credit score.
  • Reviewed, analyzed, and evaluated comprehensive overviews of the clients' financial situations and credit reports.
  • Review credit reports, determine credit worthiness and identify if applicant is ready to obtain a loan.
  • Teach clients about credit reports, credit scores, and how to rebuild credit after bankruptcy.
  • Pulled credit reports and wrote dispute letters for clients to help improve credit scores.
  • Review members' credit reports and monthly budgets for omissions or areas of improvement.
  • Open door counseling city wide for clients that want to discuss their credit reports.
  • Determine eligibility service for default property tax payments, credit reports and home buying.
  • Reviewed credit reports, analyze and process borrowers budgets for more home affordability.
  • Input client data, monthly reporting, retrieve and review credit reports.
  • Acquire and review credit reports, income and asset documentation.
  • Experience in pulling, reading and analyzing credit reports.
  • Run credit reports and review report with applicant.
  • Order and review credit reports, verify income.
  • Prepared mortgage pre-qualification worksheets and obtained and reviewed clients' credit reports.

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21. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Improved quality of customer service by developing knowledge, advising financial management strategy, and setting quality standards and expectations.
  • Provided consistent exemplary customer service in a fast paced environment with high call volume and multitude of other management demands.
  • Maximized customer retention by empowering customer service representatives with the knowledge and skills required to create positive experiences.
  • Maintain and strengthen business relationships while addressing customer concerns and proactively resolving customer service issues.
  • Handled general troubleshooting and customer service problems and concerns.
  • Designed effective inventory management and customer service strategies.
  • Job Description: Credit Counseling, assisting clients in foreclosures, negotiating with mortgage companies, budget counseling and customer service.
  • Conducted customer service interaction with Human Service agency, property owners, clients, and the Jacksonville Housing Inspectors.
  • Received Customer Service Award and Top Team Mentor Award for superior performance and achieved bonus for exceeding all expectations.
  • Provide excellent customer service to borrowers, loan officers, vendors, and other interested parties.
  • Provided high quality customer service to every consumer that called or came into the office.
  • Awarded 2003 President's Award recognizing superior customer service and dedication to the agency.
  • Single point of contact with clients providing excellent and efficient customer service.
  • Offer members a genuine customer service experience with knowledge of the program.
  • Provide excellent customer service to phone recipients' and co-workers.
  • Used individual and team approach to deliver Empathy Customer Services.
  • Team lead for Consumer Advocacy and customer service agents.
  • Prepared low-income families for homeownership, Customer Service and Collection.
  • Assist member's with getting qualified * Customer service.
  • Provide excellent Customer Service to clients and Landlords.

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22. Employment Laws

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Here's how Employment Laws is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Provided executive team with guidance concerning the local and international law, risk mitigation, and employment laws.
  • Advise the company on the implications of various domestic and international employment laws and regulations.
  • Provide preventive counseling to employers involving issues arising under various federal and state employment laws and administrative regulations.
  • Reviewed and extracted pertinent information from company records for an employment lawsuit against a major national corporation
  • Investigated allegations of employee misconduct and potential violations of state and federal employment laws.
  • Investigated/litigated complaints alleging violations of consumer laws and employment laws.

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24. Pre-Purchase

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Here's how Pre-Purchase is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Certified as a Pre-Purchase Housing Counselor, Foreclosure Counselor, Disaster Relief Counselor and as a Credit Counselor.
  • Coordinated the development and implementation of pre-purchase and post purchase housing program comprised of both counseling and education components.
  • Provided landlord/tenant, pre-purchase and foreclosure counseling, financial and credit coaching.
  • Certified in foreclosure intervention and default counseling and pre-purchase home buyer counseling.
  • Handled all aspects of foreclosure prevention and pre-purchase counseling.
  • provided Pre-Purchase and Foreclosure Intervention services to clients.
  • Analyzed pre-purchase clients housing affordability.
  • Acted as the liaison for clients with various needs such as mortgage delinquency, pre-purchase counseling, and utility shutoff assistance.
  • Interview client for pre-purchase, mortgage, housing, budget, credit counseling, mortgage default and delinquency programs.
  • Educated on housing delinquency options, pre-purchase housing, and served as a liaison between client and lender.
  • Develop strategies for problem resolution for pre-purchase, and Philadelphia Home Improvement Loan (Phil-Loan) counseling.
  • Conduct presentations and facilitate workshops for pre-purchase counseling for first time home buyers.
  • Administer pre-purchase counseling on budgeting, financial planning, and credit repair.
  • Provided default and delinquent counseling, and pre-purchase counseling.
  • Conducted pre-purchase counseling to first-time home buyers.
  • Provided pre-purchase and post purchase counseling.
  • Conducted affordability analyses for pre-purchase clients using automated prequalification systems and manual calculations.
  • Conducted homeownership seminars, conducted pre-purchase and post-purchase counseling with individual buyers.
  • Provided pre-purchase counseling and pre-rental counseling.
  • Interview clients for pre-purchase; post purchase to include fair housing and consumer education.

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25. Due Diligence

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Here's how Due Diligence is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Performed due diligence, negotiated and structured purchase agreements, developed integration and strategic business plans for acquisitions.
  • Perform corporate legal due diligence and organize Mergers and Acquisitions and Divestitures for corporation.
  • Performed in due diligence and investigated truthfulness of statements provided by borrowers.
  • Assisted in due diligence and integration initiatives regarding merger and acquisition activities.
  • Coordinated due diligence activities associated with acquisition overtures by various companies.
  • Performed due diligence of underlying hedge funds and reviewed offering documentation.
  • Performed due diligence in connection with acquisitions and sales of commercial properties (e.g., shopping centers, hotels).
  • Worked directly with CFO on document preparation, due diligence, valuation and negotiation for industrial door company acquisitions.
  • Performed the legal work and all due diligence for the acquisition of over $20 million of real property.
  • Assist in due diligence, negotiation and drafting in connection with mergers and acquisitions and other business ventures.
  • Reviewed client constituent documents and performed legal due diligence with respect to authority and other capacity issues.
  • Located, performed due diligence and assisted in negotiation of a $1 million parcel of land.
  • Conduct and coordinate due diligence on acquisitions, totaling over $20MM in the last eight months.
  • Coordinated due diligence on more than 100 firm investments for required reporting to the FDIC.
  • Led due diligence efforts for construction and development to negotiate with local governments an FDOT.
  • Perform due diligence research, generate business plans and develop revenue projections for investment bankers.
  • Reviewed due diligence items, including organizational documents, title and survey.
  • Led due diligence efforts involving review of title reports for site properties.
  • Implement due diligence in investigating business background of potential new mortgage brokers.
  • Direct land acquisition department and manage outside consultants through project due diligence.

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26. Independent Living

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Here's how Independent Living is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Formulated behavior modification and introduced independent living skills.
  • Support individual in independent living goals.
  • Supported individuals with co-occurring MH, IDD, and D&A diagnoses in maintaining independent living arrangements.
  • Created individualized housing plans based on each client's needs that focused on developing independent living skills.
  • Assist consumers in obtaining and moving into new apartments and purchasing needed items for independent living.
  • Assisted people with psychiatric disabilities to make the transition from shelter and Institution to Independent living.
  • Prepared clients for independent living i.e., teaching clients Activity of daily living skills.
  • Implement appropriate Independent Living Skills assessments and curriculum for all youth.
  • Developed skills and functions for independent living.
  • Helped residents with independent living skills.

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27. Personal Injury Cases

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Here's how Personal Injury Cases is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Negotiated patient's outstanding balances directly with attorneys in personal injury cases.
  • Specialized in mass class action litigation with extensive experience in chemical exposure personal injury cases and business economic loss cases.
  • Prepare personal injury cases for settlement or litigation by reviewing and evaluating cases for probability of success.
  • Associate attorney specializing in civil litigation with an emphasis on divorce litigation and personal injury cases.
  • Represented clients and assisted litigation in social security and personal injury cases, including automobile accidents.
  • Investigated complaints of personal injury cases, criminal cases, retaliatory and discriminatory employment practices.

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28. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Work with NACA's software to accurately complete documentation and data entry for efficient and paperless mortgage qualification.
  • Performed a variety of front and back office duties, including data entry and record keeping.
  • Handle clerical tasks; data entry, filing, records management, credit and budgeting.
  • Performed data entry, along with accessing clients with orientation and classes.
  • Performed data entry, file management, and other clerical duties.
  • Completed data entry, submitted, tracked financial applications for clients.
  • Assure accuracy of data entry into client tracking database.
  • 29512Handled multifaceted clerical tasks (e.g., data entry, filing, enter and recorded student's information into the computer.
  • Call center; assisting customers with MHA escalated issues; conference calls with loan servicers; data entry.
  • Performed Annual Recertification's on a monthly basis, consisting of going over requested verifications and data entry.

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29. Crisis Intervention

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Here's how Crisis Intervention is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Assisted in distributing medications under supervision Assisted in crisis intervention and mediated between residents Investigated and reported misconduct to supervisor
  • Supervised physical facility safety and security, medication monitoring, crisis intervention and skills training.
  • Provided non-clinical, intensive crisis intervention counseling and case management to targeted populations.
  • Provided crisis intervention to children/adolescents in a residential treatment facility.
  • Monitored therapeutic crisis intervention strategies and counseling sessions as needed.
  • Performed crisis intervention and mediation guided by Therapeutic Crisis Intervention.
  • Provide residential counseling and crisis intervention services.
  • Supervised community residence during off hours in the following areas: medication monitoring, crisis intervention, and skills training.
  • Provided in home Suicide-Crisis Intervention and served as a liaison to community resources to deliver acute mental health assistance.
  • Assessed and responded to crisis, using crisis interventions in order to help stabilize individual's mental health.
  • Provided instruction for basic living skills, performed crisis intervention, documented notes on consumer behavior and activities.
  • Provide crisis intervention as needed and develop group experiences that address tenant needs and concerns.
  • Conducted intake assessments to determine clients' specific housing or crisis intervention needs.
  • Provide crisis intervention to students when difficult situations occur at home and school.
  • Provide crisis intervention and conflict resolution with tenants, as needed.
  • Provide crisis intervention services as appropriate and as needed.
  • Provided assessments and crisis interventions at home.
  • Provide case management and emergency crisis intervention for consumers with various psychosocial cognitive and/or behavior disorders.
  • Provide twenty-four hour on call emergency coverage and crisis intervention.
  • provided counseling behavior management, crisis intervention.

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30. Financial Situations

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Here's how Financial Situations is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Conducted education and counseling activities regarding client financial situations during the foreclosure process.
  • Collaborate with lenders and other financial entities in accessing and negotiating the best possible resolution for client financial situations.
  • Assessed clients' financial situations to develop strategic financial planning solutions.

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31. Risk Management

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Here's how Risk Management is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Advise management on various legal issues ranging from risk management, labor and employment law, and insurance law to litigation.
  • Conduct legal and compliance training for restaurant managers, and develop/revise risk management policies and procedures.
  • Monitor and implement best practices for quality improvement, risk management, and safety.
  • Advised company ownership on risk management the best practices, and legal issues.
  • Review insurance provisions and policy renewals, and advise on risk management issues.
  • Provide legal counsel in terms of risk management in commercial transactions.
  • Risk Management: Evaluate claims to assess financial exposure to company.
  • Oversee risk management and compliance of insured clients.
  • Provided all compliance and risk management.
  • Prepared and filed risk management reports.
  • Risk Management Stock Issuance and legend removal MLM Marketing Policies and Procedure- Keep up with Anti-pyramid statutes and FTC regulations.

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32. Settlement Agreements

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Here's how Settlement Agreements is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Managed all settlement negotiations and drafted final settlement agreements related to termination of non-core clients.
  • Utilized superior written and verbal communication skills in negotiating and documenting settlement agreements.
  • Conducted discovery as well as negotiated and implemented settlement agreements.
  • Draft settlement agreements and investigative reports.
  • Prepared settlement agreements, financial statements, corporate documents, releases, and commission, non-compete and various other agreements.
  • Structured settlement agreements with lessees, recouping hundreds of thousands of dollars in outstanding debt and legal fees.
  • Analyze and draft pleadings and review discovery requests and responses, motions, and written settlement agreements.
  • Drafted settlement agreements or payment plans once an agreement was reached with debtors on behalf of clients.
  • Drafted, reviewed, analyzed, and negotiated real property contracts and settlement agreements.
  • Negotiated and structured settlement agreements, as well as monitored case budgets.
  • Experienced in pre-trial matters, including all forms of discovery, right to attach orders, and negotiating settlement agreements.
  • Reviewed Material Transfer Agreements, Settlement Agreements, License Agreements and Employment contracts.
  • Draft lis pendens, deeds, discharges, assignments, subordination agreements, and settlement agreements ensuring compliance and client needs.

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33. Loan Portfolio

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Here's how Loan Portfolio is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Perform risk assessment and advise executive team on purchase of auto loan portfolios.

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35. New Clients

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Here's how New Clients is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Facilitated housing orientations for new clients.
  • Hosted community outreach initiatives to acquire new clients, and conducted financial workshops to teach budgeting and credit-building skills.
  • Get new clients settled in and help them with the routine and introduce the families to one another.
  • Prepared and assisted in monthly presentations to new clients on the rules and regulations of the program.
  • Assisted with outreach strategies to recruit new clients and partners.
  • Obtained & reviewed preliminary credit check on all new clients.
  • Delegate new clients to other team members.
  • Assist in locating housing for new clients.
  • Served as Housing Counselor assisting in Relocating and placing new clients on Section Eight Housing program.

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36. Governance

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Here's how Governance is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Authored corporate governance and Securities Exchange Commission compliance opinions and recommendations for presentation to General Counsel and Board of Directors.
  • Advised Board of Directors on corporate governance and regulatory compliance matters.
  • Drafted and submitted corporate governance documents for parent company and subsidiaries.
  • Advised founder regarding corporate governance and structuring issues.
  • Drafted corporate governance documents and employment agreements.
  • Drafted contracts and oversaw corporate governance.
  • Drafted corporate internal governance rules.
  • Provided daily advice to senior management on all key corporate, internal governance, real estate and employment matters.
  • Advised on various general corporate matters, including entity formation, tax issues and corporate governance.
  • Handled all correspondence and training related to such partners, members and corporate governance issues.
  • Advised the company's directors with respect to strategic transactions and corporate governance matters.
  • Advised on corporate governance practices and policies in compliance with relevant laws.
  • Counseled management and accounting personnel in Corporate Governance, SOX compliance.
  • Established legal entities and dealt with formation and corporate governance issues.
  • Oversee corporate governance and compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
  • Review of general contracts and basic corporate governance matters.
  • Advise on entity formation, structure and governance.
  • Advised on corporate governance matters.
  • Conducted legal research regarding matters of corporate law and advised studio executives regarding matters of corporate governance.
  • Drafted research memoranda for in-house counsel, assisted with corporate governance/SOX compliance.

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37. Client Files

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Here's how Client Files is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Maintained detailed and organized housing counseling client files.
  • Created client files containing personal and financial information to determine the status of a homeowner.
  • Maintained client files within the Housing Counseling Online and Counselor Max client management systems.
  • Establish, maintain and update client files in the CounselorMax tracking system.
  • Create, maintain and update client files on a regular basis.
  • Audited client files to insure compliance with the current HUD regulations.
  • Update and manage the client files in a federal reporting system.
  • Conduct weekly reviews of client files with individual housing counselors.
  • Audit client files to ensure compliance with HUD regulations.
  • Maintained client files in accordance to HUD guidelines.
  • Created and maintained up-to-date client files.
  • Answered phones and updated client files.

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38. Insurance Defense

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Here's how Insurance Defense is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Litigated four Superior Court trials and over 20 Municipal Court trials in the area of insurance defense.
  • Handled insurance defense matters for company.
  • Prepared insurance defense strategies and assisted with insurance company defense tactics.
  • Prepared and tried cases concerning insurance defense, liability, subrogation, workers' compensation.
  • Experience in automobile insurance defense, subrogation claims, PIP actions, and arbitration.
  • Supported 3-4 attorneys handling all Allstate Insurance defenseclaims as in-house counsel.Performed legal research.
  • Associate Attorney, Insurance Defense and Subrogation Handled hundreds of automobile litigation cases Extensive jury trial experience

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39. Insurance Companies

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Here's how Insurance Companies is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Negotiate personal injury cases with insurance companies.
  • Communicate with counsels of insurance companies regarding clients' insurance policies, as well as to negotiate stipulation language.
  • Prepare insurance companies' required documentation for clients' transfer of annuity payments.
  • Engage in contract negotiations with prospective medical groups and insurance companies.
  • Coordinate with insurance companies and insurance counsel on claims.
  • Interact with defense firms & leading insurance companies nationwide.

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40. Service Agreements

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Here's how Service Agreements is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Drafted and negotiated various commercial contracts including, service agreements, confidentiality agreements, syndication agreements and IT agreements.
  • Drafted, edited and reviewed 100+ confidentiality agreements, master service agreements and employment/consulting agreements.
  • Draft employment agreements, company service agreements and project specific liability waivers.
  • Drafted and negotiated software license and service agreements worldwide
  • Analyzed, negotiated and drafted various contracts such as invention development, real estate subordination, sales and service agreements.
  • Negotiated, drafted and approved contracts of various types including, employment, joint venture, referral and service agreements.
  • Reviewed, drafted, and negotiated service agreements, joint venture documentation, incentives, and statements of work.
  • Review and negotiate confidentiality agreements, vendor service agreements, and office leases.
  • Worked on transition service agreements for the mergers of the Department's contractors.
  • Focus on business associate, non-disclosure and service agreements between Via Novus and hospital clients, agents and vendors.

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41. Non-Disclosure Agreements

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Here's how Non-Disclosure Agreements is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Drafted and negotiated confidentiality agreements and intellectual property assignments; along with cease and desist letters for violation of non-disclosure agreements.
  • Drafted various corporate agreements, including consulting agreements, proprietary information and inventions agreements, and non-disclosure agreements.
  • Reviewed and drafted legal documents such as subcontractor agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and non-compete agreements.
  • Create contract templates including quality claim settlement agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and employment agreements.
  • Draft and review contracts/service agreements and non-disclosure agreements for independent contractors.
  • Drafted and negotiated international and domestic licensing and non-disclosure agreements.
  • Drafted and reviewed contracts such as Shareholders Agreements, Share Purchase Agreements Service Level Agreements, Corporate Guarantees and Non-disclosure Agreements.
  • Draft and review contracts, including partnership and joint venture agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and non- compete agreements.
  • Drafted and negotiated licenses, non-disclosure agreements and sales agreements for the company's intellectual property and products.
  • Draft and review vendor and partner contracts, non-disclosure agreements, and non-circumvent agreements.
  • Advised of legal rights concerning various contracts, non-disclosure agreements, real-estate documents, state/federal law, and HR-related issues.
  • Draft and review all potential contracts, non-disclosure agreements, joinder agreements and MOUs.

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42. Community Resources

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Here's how Community Resources is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Connect consumers to outreach related to community resources in District of Columbia metropolitan area.
  • Provided clients with information regarding community resources.
  • Prompted the usage of community resources and coordinated appropriate referrals to client's community and other governmental agencies for services.
  • Referred clients to community resources if need arises on temporary housing, food banks, mental health etc.
  • Collaborated with outside agencies to access transitional and community resources for safe affordable housing, and financial services.
  • Refer clients to social service or community resources for needs beyond those of credit or debt counseling.
  • Execute referrals to homeowners for other community resources based on client s needs.
  • Maintain knowledge of community resources in an effort to assist others.
  • Conduct outreach and establish network of community resources and services.
  • Provided clients with referrals to community resources.
  • Identify and access pertinent support resources such as community resources, financial assistance, financial planning, and online resources.
  • Conduct outreach to establish network of community resources and services and provide referrals to clients.
  • Case management Supportive Counseling Link and monitor to community resources Crisis counseling Intake assessments

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43. Lease Agreements

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Here's how Lease Agreements is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Negotiated and drafted commercial real estate lease agreements and vendor/distribution agreements.
  • Drafted lease agreements, termination notices and initiated eviction proceedings.
  • Reviewed and negotiated commercial lease agreements with tenants.
  • Prepare employment, independent contractor and release agreements.
  • Draft lease agreements and independent contractor agreements
  • Negotiated real estate transactions, construction loans, lease agreements, labor management, and major labor employment contracts.
  • Drafted and reviewed procurement contracts, lease agreements, and contracts for sale.
  • Counseled private clients on rights and obligations in real estate lease agreements.
  • Resolved cases by stipulations, commutations, and compromise and release agreements.
  • Reviewed branch lease agreements and ancillary contracts connected to joint venture.
  • Negotiate long term lease agreements, renewals, and expansions.
  • Drafted and executed employment, performance and lease agreements.
  • Review commercial contracts, vendor agreements and lease agreements.
  • Drafted license and lease agreements.
  • Draft of the lease agreements.
  • Drafted and negotiated commercial lease agreements, subordination, non-disturbance and attornment agreements.

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44. Treatment Plans

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Here's how Treatment Plans is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Developed and implemented treatment plans to a youth population with special needs and mental health issues in a 12-month residential school program
  • Worked closely with social worker and psychologist to plan and implement individual treatment plans based on the social work model.
  • Maintained clinical records, assessments, treatment plans, monitored cases and ensured files are up-to-date according to contract.
  • Developed treatment plans in collaboration with the clients, their family, and the interdisciplinary treatment team.
  • Supervised counseling, group counseling, implementing treatment plans and assisting in personal growth issues.
  • Maintained, updated and organized clients' records per daily treatment plans and medical visits.
  • Create an implement treatment plans according to individual's needs and abilities.
  • Write treatment plans for consumers and daily progress notes.
  • Created financial treatment plans for near homeless families.
  • Implement individual treatment plans for residents.
  • Completed biopsychosocial assessments, daily progress notes and weekly treatment plans.
  • Completed progress notes, psychosocial summaries, and treatment plans.
  • Implement treatment plans, administer medications, ect.

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45. FHA

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Here's how FHA is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Submitted applications to mortgage companies, attorneys, and loan guarantors such as USDA and FHA to resolve mortgage delinquency.
  • Trained counselors on the Homeowners Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program (HEMAP), as well as FHA Loss Mitigation.
  • Advise clients on loss mitigation options for Conventional, FHA, VA, and USDA loans.
  • Advised clients on and submitted applications for FHA, USDA, VA and Conventional loans.
  • Maintain expert knowledge of all applicable guidelines for FMAC, FMAE, FHA, USDA & VA loans.
  • Managed Pre-Sale Foreclosure processes on Prime and Subprime Loans for FHA, VA and Conventional Loan types.
  • Chair meetings, speaker and representative for many events that FHAS is apart of.
  • Analyze and evaluate all types of loans, FHA, VA, Conv, Rural and Commercial loan.

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46. Financial Goals

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Here's how Financial Goals is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Assess clients' financial situation and assist in developing a budget and set of financial goals by gathering intake information.
  • Provided short and long term financial goals, spending plans, financial scenarios, and available resources for clients.
  • Assisted clients with creating their household budget and financial goals for the short and long term.
  • Educated client on using available resources to meet priority expenses and support financial goals.
  • Assisted clients in developing a budget and setting financial goals.
  • Create debt management plans, spending plans, or budgets to assist clients to meet financial goals.

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47. Fannie MAE

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Here's how Fannie MAE is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Worked directly with financial institutions like Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, banks and many other financial institutions.
  • Work closely with lenders, investors, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and HAMP Administration Solution Center.
  • Attend weekly meetings and training on new mortgage products available to Fannie Mae homeowner(s).
  • Submitted and completed workout request packages to Mortgage Companies using the electronic mode designated by Fannie Mae.
  • Input client's information into the Fannie Mae system.
  • Obtained training in FHA, Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae loans.
  • Maintain all client data and information on the web based Fannie Mae On-Line Housing Counselor.
  • Work closely with Fannie Mae On-Site Manager on servicer issues.
  • Worked with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac investors and also know the national call guidelines .Document customer interaction.

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48. Monthly Reports

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Here's how Monthly Reports is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Maintain good records and data on clients and program outcomes, as well as, generate monthly reports.
  • Submitted weekly and monthly reports for tracking of data for agency statistics of program outcomes.
  • Attended weekly and monthly staff meetings; prepare weekly and monthly reports for HPRP program.
  • Generate spreadsheets and database to track Monthly Reports, Statistics and Departmental Activity.
  • Produce monthly reports and have good filing and organizational skills.
  • Maintain monthly reports for the Special Needs Program.
  • Prepare monthly reports based on client services.
  • Maintain and monitor required monthly reports.
  • Assist in preparing monthly reports.
  • Provided detailed monthly reports to Special Programs Supervisor of status of participants and other related activities.
  • Create monthly reports for the clients met during the reporting month utilizing the Excel tracking system.
  • Prepare monthly reports to advise supervisor of caseload status.

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49. Vendor Agreements

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Here's how Vendor Agreements is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Drafted sponsor and vendor agreements with various business organizations.
  • Interpret, draft, revise, renew, negotiate and approve contract documents including vendor agreements and purchase agreements.
  • Drafted internal agreements including Non-Disclosures and Non-Competes, as well as all external vendor agreements.
  • Review and analyze corporate distribution contracts and vendor agreements; and draft memoranda of law.
  • Drafted and negotiated - o technology hardware and software vendor agreements for systems integrator.
  • Advised on and drafted large commercial managed care transactions, joint ventures, government contracts, and vendor agreements.

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50. LLC

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Here's how LLC is used in Housing Counselor jobs:
  • Reviewed LLC and corporate organizational documents and maintain statutory compliance.
  • Formed LLC's, filed annual reports, dealt with IRS issues and filed for registered agents.
  • Traveled to coordinate business terms and stabilize relationships with potential future business partners of IMG, LLC.
  • Coast to Coast Power Management LLC provides green technology to commercial clients to reduce overall utility costs.
  • Provided legal counsel to Selling Source, LLC, and its subsidiary companies.
  • Created LLCs and drafted corresponding operating agreements.
  • Conducted due diligence and financial review for Gain Capital, LLC's merger and acquisition of Global Asset Advisors.
  • Managed NFA arbitrations, high net worth account claims and Gain Capital, LLC legal issues.
  • Drafted operating agreements for ally LLCs.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Housing Counselor

Ensure Compliance13.5%
Literacy12.1%
Rental Assistance9%
Foreclosure9%
Legal Documents7.9%
Real Estate6.2%
Counsel5.7%
HUD4.3%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Housing Counselor

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Ensure Compliance
Ensure Compliance
10%
10%
2
2
Literacy
Literacy
8.9%
8.9%
3
3
Rental Assistance
Rental Assistance
6.6%
6.6%
4
4
Foreclosure
Foreclosure
6.6%
6.6%
5
5
Legal Documents
Legal Documents
5.9%
5.9%
6
6
Real Estate
Real Estate
4.6%
4.6%
7
7
Counsel
Counsel
4.2%
4.2%
8
8
HUD
HUD
3.1%
3.1%
9
9
Trial Preparation
Trial Preparation
3.1%
3.1%
10
10
Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property
2.6%
2.6%
11
11
Loan Modifications
Loan Modifications
2.1%
2.1%
12
12
Human Resources
Human Resources
2.1%
2.1%
13
13
Loss Mitigation
Loss Mitigation
1.9%
1.9%
14
14
Homebuyer
Homebuyer
1.9%
1.9%
15
15
Homeownership
Homeownership
1.9%
1.9%
16
16
Action Plans
Action Plans
1.8%
1.8%
17
17
Civil Litigation
Civil Litigation
1.7%
1.7%
18
18
Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy
1.6%
1.6%
19
19
Legal Matters
Legal Matters
1.6%
1.6%
20
20
Credit Reports
Credit Reports
1.6%
1.6%
21
21
Customer Service
Customer Service
1.4%
1.4%
22
22
Employment Laws
Employment Laws
1.4%
1.4%
23
23
Legal Advice
Legal Advice
1.4%
1.4%
24
24
Pre-Purchase
Pre-Purchase
1.3%
1.3%
25
25
Due Diligence
Due Diligence
1.3%
1.3%
26
26
Independent Living
Independent Living
1.1%
1.1%
27
27
Personal Injury Cases
Personal Injury Cases
1.1%
1.1%
28
28
Data Entry
Data Entry
1%
1%
29
29
Crisis Intervention
Crisis Intervention
1%
1%
30
30
Financial Situations
Financial Situations
0.9%
0.9%
31
31
Risk Management
Risk Management
0.9%
0.9%
32
32
Settlement Agreements
Settlement Agreements
0.9%
0.9%
33
33
Loan Portfolio
Loan Portfolio
0.9%
0.9%
34
34
Legal Department
Legal Department
0.9%
0.9%
35
35
New Clients
New Clients
0.8%
0.8%
36
36
Governance
Governance
0.8%
0.8%
37
37
Client Files
Client Files
0.8%
0.8%
38
38
Insurance Defense
Insurance Defense
0.8%
0.8%
39
39
Insurance Companies
Insurance Companies
0.7%
0.7%
40
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Service Agreements
Service Agreements
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0.7%
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41
Non-Disclosure Agreements
Non-Disclosure Agreements
0.7%
0.7%
42
42
Community Resources
Community Resources
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Lease Agreements
Lease Agreements
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
Treatment Plans
Treatment Plans
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0.6%
45
45
FHA
FHA
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0.6%
46
46
Financial Goals
Financial Goals
0.6%
0.6%
47
47
Fannie MAE
Fannie MAE
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0.6%
48
48
Monthly Reports
Monthly Reports
0.6%
0.6%
49
49
Vendor Agreements
Vendor Agreements
0.6%
0.6%
50
50
LLC
LLC
0.6%
0.6%

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