Is there any time limit after last contact for termination of a client?
Date Published: March 2015
HUD Handbook 7610.1 does not provide a specific time limit for termination of counseling, but client files must not remain open indefinitely. The counselor must make reasonable efforts to conduct a verbal (in person or via phone) follow-up session within the first 60 days of no client contact and record the date and reason for termination.
Causes for termination may include the following: