Due to the lapse in Congressional Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2019, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is closed. This website is supported by a cooperative agreement funded under a prior appropriation. Current functions will remain operational but no new functions will be added during the lapse in appropriations. For more information, see HUD Contingency Plan for Possible Lapse in Appropriations.
Housing Counseling FAQ

Is an Intermediary the same as a parent organization?

Date Published: August 2014

Print ShareThis


The term “parent organization” is not an official term. The Official definitions provided in 24 CFR Part 214 include: Intermediary (National or Regional) providing services through its branches or affiliates or both, Local Housing Counseling Agency (LHCA), Multi-State Organization (MSO), State Housing Finance Agency (SHFA), and sub-grantee.

Tags: Housing Counseling Program Performance Review Report