What is Housing Counseling?
Simply put, housing counselors help people find and keep good homes. But what does that look like? This short video will give you a glimpse into some of the services housing counselors offer.
Once you’ve watched the video and have gotten a better idea of what we do, click around our website to learn more about what we specialize in, and how we can help you.
Explore our services and see how a HUD approved housing counselor can assist you.
Latest news and updates from Rockland Housing Action Coalition.
Rockland County Emergency Rental Assistance Program Applications will be accepted starting June 1, 2021, at 9 a.m. The Rockland County Department of Social Services has received an allotment of funds from the U.S. Department of Treasury for rent and utility arrears; and rent and utility assistance, to be paid to landlords on behalf of tenants […]
$9.6 Million Soon Available in Emergency Rental Assistance New City, NY, – County Executive Ed Day and Department of Social Services Commissioner Joan Silvestri announce Rockland will receive a $9.6 million grant from the US Department of the Treasury as part of the CARES Act Emergency Rental Assistance program. “We know residents have lost their jobs, […]
Source: Shelterforce This kind of sea change is overdue in housing policy, where incremental, rather than transformative, approaches have traditionally been the norm despite visionary contributions from housing activists. The exigencies of 2020 require a bold, new course. Both the severity of pandemic-spurred rental arrears and the might and potential of the Movement for Black […]
Source: MReport The current housing market can be very difficult and daunting to first-time buyers. Low inventory and expedited sales can make the decision-making process especially scary for those without a mortgage and general home shopping experience. Realtor.com lists five ways that the Biden presidency can assist first-time buyers. MReport Read More
Since 1987, the Rockland Housing Action Coalition, Inc., a non-profit HUD approved housing counseling agency, has been creating affordable housing opportunities for low/moderate income individuals and families in Rockland County.