2023 Housing Counseling Summit 081523

Event Date & Time

8/15/2023 8:30 AM - 8/17/2023 11:45 AM


Embassy Suites Salt Lake West Valley City
3524 Market Street
West Valley City, Utah 84119


This training does not qualify for CEUs/credits.

Certificates of completion will be issued for each session attended.

Certificates will be issued at the conclusion of the event after the post test has been received. 

Date & Time:

The Housing Counseling Summit will be held on the following dates and times:

August 15 | 8:30AM-5:00PM

August 16 | 8:30AM-5:00PM

August 17 | 8:30AM-11:45AM



This conference will focus on providing networking opportunities with housing counselors nationwide. It presents a valuable platform for attendees to connect, exchange knowledge and establish collaborations. Bringing together housing counselors, attendees can benefit from a diverse range of perspectives, experiences and expertise, ultimately enhancing their own skills and understanding of the industry.



Participants will be able to attend more than one class that is offered below:

• 15 Steps to Homeownership (All day class)

• Beyond Work/Life Balance

• Credit Budget Counseling

• Disaster Preparation and Recovery

• Fair Housing and AFFH

• Foreclosure 101

• HECM Default Counseling Overview-Certification Course (All day class)

• HUD Compliance

• Pre-Purchase Counseling


Each session is three hours unless otherwise noted.



Coming soon!


Keynote Speakers & Instructors:

We are pleased to welcome back our keynote speakers:

Stephanie Gularte | CEO/Consultant/Coach at The Energy Advantage

Rob Weber | Housing Program Specialist at HUD

Chris McClain | SVP-Realtor/Builder Relationship Manager at Bank of America


We are excited to introduce you to the following speakers:

Nathan Ciezynski | Contract HECM Counselor

Angela Letzig | RDS Housing Counseling at RCAC

Alan J. Nazzaro | Disaster Recovery Services Program Manager at RCAC

Julie Chavez | CEO/Principal at TJ Group

Click here to view the biography's of the keynote speakers & instructors.



Complimentary breakfast will be provided to registered hotel guests each morning.

Lunch will be provided for event participants on Tuesday and Wednesday to keep attendees well-nourished throughout the day.



A networking reception will be held on Tuesday, August 15, 2023, in the evening with karaoke, appetizers and drinks. This is a great opportunity for attendees to socialize, make new connections and further professional relationships



This training will be hosted at the following address:

Embassy Suites Salt Lake West Valley City

3524 Market Street

West Valley City, Utah 84119

Click here to view Google map directions.


Salt Lake City is a very walkable city with many great restaurants and attractions. Our accommodations and classes will be at the Embassy Suites, which has many restaurants and shops close by. It is also approximately 12 miles from the airport.


Hotel Information:
RCAC has reserved a block of rooms for this event at Embassy Suites Salt Lake West Valley City in West Valley City, Utah. There is a limited number of rooms available through the room block. To ensure you don't miss out on the room block, we recommend registering early and reserving your accommodation promptly. 

The room block rate is $128 plus tax per night. Reservations under the room block rate must be made no later than July 15, 2023.

Please use the link below for online reservations:



If calling to make your reservation, please mention the Housing Counseling Summit to receive a discounted rate. Please call 1 (801) 963-4760 to make your reservation.


Please note that the hotel will ask for a personal credit card upon check-in for incidentals and they will place a hold on your card.


RCAC will offer a scholarship to the first 50 people who register.


There is a limit of one scholarship per HUD approved agency. An $811.00 dollar scholarship will be granted to the HUD approved agency to apply toward the cost of lodging, per diem and tuition.


Please note, in order to be eligible for the scholarship you must be employed by a HUD approved agency, register, and pay the fees required as part of the registration process in advance.


To be eligible for a scholarship you must stay at the RCAC-designated lodging (Embassy Suites Salt Lake West Valley City). You must attend the full length of the Housing Counseling Summit.


Scholarships will be issued to the HUD approved agency and NOT to the original form of payment.


Scholarship refunds will be processed 30 days after the end of the event.


RCAC will select scholarship recipients and inform them via email.


Registration & fees:

Registration cost is $150.00 dollars. Registration cost includes class materials, lunch and reception.

We only accept payments made via credit card at this time. 


COVID-19 Health & Safety Guidelines

RCAC is continually monitoring COVID-19, Center for Disease Control updates and local public health department for recommendations.


For event content questions, contact:
Yvette Quesada


For registration questions, contact:
RCAC Events
(916) 447-9832 ext. 1429

This event is brought to you by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC).