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Housing Counseling FAQ
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What document should we submit with the form HUD-9900 application to prove our agency’s nonprofit status?

Date Published: October 2015

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HUD requires a copy of the IRS letter your organization received that granted your agency 501(c) status and identifies your organization as a proper recipient of tax exempt, charitable contributions. The IRS letter should also contain a designation of your official taxpayer identification number. HUD requires a copy of the letter because many entities that seem to have a charitable purpose are not officially recognized by the IRS as a 501(c) entity.


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