REALTORS Care Nevada will be hosting a Housing Counseling Event for homeowners in the Reno-Sparks and surrounding areas on Saturday, May 8th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The event will be held at the Reno Sparks Association of REALTORS which is located at 5650 Riggins Court, Reno.  Homeowners will have the opportunity to hear from a panel of local counselors, an attorney and a CPA. After the panel discussion they will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with these HUD-approved housing counselors. Panel members include:  Jill Perry, Northern Nevada Director, Counsumer Credit Affiliates; Jeni Temen, Branch Office Mangager and Certified Housing Counselor with NID Housing Counseling; Rhea Gertken, Esq., Nevada Legal Services;Tim Nelson, CPA with Evans, Nelson & Company CPAs; and Elizabeth Fielder, Attorney with Jones Vargas. For more information visit

Homeowners should come prepared with the following documents:

  1. Monthly mortgage statements.
  2. Information about other mortgages on your home if applicable.
  3. Two most recent pay stubs or other income documentation for all borrowers, if self-employed a profit and loss statement.
  4. Two most recent bank statements.
  5. Account balances and monthly payments for credit cards and debts.
  6. Estimates of monthly expenditures (medical, utitilies, insurance etc.)