Real Estate & Property Law

Consumer Information on Home Purchasing and Related Topics

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

451 7th Street, SW
Washington, DC 20410
Web site:

For information about FHA-insured home mortgage
loans on one-to-four family dwellings call:

1-800 CALL FHA (800-225-5342)

For information about buying a HUD home call:

1-800-767-4HUD (800-767-4483)

For consumer counseling referrals call:
(800) 569-4287

For information regarding housing discrimination issues contact:

Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (see above HUD address)
Web site:

For information about RESPA contact:

Office of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (see above HUD address)
Web Site:

Other Agencies

For information about programs and pamphlets offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs, contact your nearest VA Regional Office.

Web Site:

For information about rural housing loan programs contact:

Department of Agriculture
Rural Development/Rural Housing Services
Stop 0783
Washington, DC 20250
Web Site:

For information about the Truth in Lending Act and the Equal Credit Opportunity Act contact:

Federal Reserve Board
20th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20551