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The Housing Counseling Center provides HUD-approved programs, services and counseling offered to the general public at no cost. GSUL is here to assist you with your housing needs, whether that be in preparing for homeownership, maintaining your current housing, or planning for the future. We can help. Our goal is to improve the quality of life for families living in the Sacramento region.

Our housing counseling services include

  • Home Buying Pre-Purchase and Post Purchase Support
  • Foreclosure Prevention Solutions
  • Rental Counseling
  • Homelessness Counseling

We also offer workshops on the following topics

  • Building Credit and Budgeting
  • Financial Literacy
  • 8-Hour Homebuyer Education Requirement
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Keys to HomeOwnership

Keys to HomeOwnership is a live 8-hour homebuyer’s education course, offered via Zoom (link will be sent prior to the class). This course provides home-buying insight for home-buyers, who need to complete an 8-hour Homebuyer Education and Counseling Course. GSUL staff will walk you through the steps of purchasing a home including budgeting for a home, credit checks, the lending process, homeowners insurance, closing costs, and much more. Upon completion of the class, participants will be provided a homebuyer’s education certificate.

Time: 8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Location: Online via Zoom
Registration Fee: $65/per individual OR $85/per couple (To register, click on a date below)

Upcoming Dates:

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Where to find us?

The Housing Counseling Center is located in our Empowerment Center at 3725 Marysville Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95838. 

Hours of Operation

Monday – Thursday,
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.