HomeKeeper Presents on “Leaders in Housing Counseling” Webinar

As part of NHRC’s webinar series “Leaders in Housing Counseling”, HomeKeeper Program Director Tiffany Eng presented on the importance of COVID-19 tracking and how it will prove helpful–for the sector as a whole–as we move through these unprecedented times. You can watch the presentation here. Tiffany also dug into this topic in her HomeKeeper blog

The Case for Tracking COVID-19 Related Counseling Cases

Grounded Solutions Network’s HomeKeeper team is encouraging homeownership programs and housing counseling agencies to track activities and cases related to the current pandemic. Doing so will help program staff better support individuals and families, and strengthen our ability to advance sector goals at the local and national level.   Housing counseling in the era of

HomeKeeper Perspectives on the Power of Data Standards

On January 29th, 2020 Tiffany Eng, our HomeKeeper Program Director, presented at the Foundations for Comprehensive Partnerships – Harnessing Technology and Data Standardization for Housing Counseling.  The one-day event was co-hosted by the Housing Partnership Network and Freddie Mac in McLean, Virginia. The focus of the day was on the potential for sector-wide collaboration around

Product Spotlight: Habitat Customizations for HomeKeeper

Coastal Cloud is a platinum Salesforce consulting partner, with a Nonprofit Solutions team focused on delivering Salesforce solutions that meet the unique needs of nonprofit organizations. Coastal Cloud has worked with Habitat for Humanity affiliates, including Lexington Habitat and Dallas Habitat, and has multiple Coastal staff members with over 15 combined years of experience working

Member Profile: Chhaya CDC Automates their Housing Counseling Intake with Online Form

Chhaya Community Development Corporation became a HomeKeeper participating organization in Fall 2018, using housing counseling features to complete their reporting requirements for the National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development (CAPACD).   The organization operates in Queens, New York, home to the fastest-growing South Asian population in the country. Chhaya empowers this community through

Product Spotlight: How housing counseling users are leveraging 3rd party credit reporting apps

Cloud Maven builds digital solutions that help organizations turn their software ideas into business results. Cloud Maven has recently partnered with Credit Reporting Services (a national credit reporting agency) to create a credit reporting application in Salesforce that seamlessly pulls credit reports into Salesforce and custom applications. We took some time to speak with Cloud

Recording Available: HomeKeeper at HUD

Our HomeKeeper Director, Tiffany Eng,  exhibited and presented at the Office of Housing Counseling HUD Intermediary and State Housing Finance Agency Conference on August 8th in Washington DC. More information on the event, including session recordings, presentation slides and handouts can be found at this link.  Be sure to check out a recording of the

HomeKeeper at the HUD Intermediary and State Housing Finance Conference this August

Our HomeKeeper Director, Tiffany Eng,  will be exhibiting and presenting at the Office of Housing Counseling HUD Intermediary and State Housing Finance Agency Conference on August 8th in Washington DC. More information on the event can be found at this link, including a recording of the session featuring Tiffany and HomeKeeper. If you are interested

Is HomeKeeper for You?

As we’ve noted in our previous blog post, choosing a new client or program management system requires thoughtful consideration.  If you’re wondering whether or not HomeKeeper will be a fit with your organization, review these ten questions with your program staff and assess your readiness to proceed. The more ‘yes’ answers, the more likely you

HomeKeeper Housing Counseling 2019 Update

In light of HCO retirement, some clients of HCO are turning to HomeKeeper, a Salesforce AppExchange app since 2012. Over 90 organizations are currently use HomeKeeper. This includes 23 housing counseling agencies and one counseling intermediary who are using HomeKeeper to track housing counseling workshops, log one-on-one counseling, and report to HUD. Not sure if