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Housing Counseling FAQ

What types of other HUD programs are affected by the Final Rule?

Date Published: June 2017

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Identified below are types of HUD programs affected by the Final Rule, as defined in 24 CFR § 5.111 (b). As of August 1, 2020, the Final Compliance Date, housing counseling provided in connection with any type of program identified below must be provided by HUD certified housing counselors that work for an agency approved to participate in HUD’s Housing Counseling program.

  1. HUD Programs where Housing Counseling is required by statute, regulation, Notice of Funding Availability, or otherwise required by HUD;
  2. HUD Programs where Housing Counseling is funded under the HUD program;
  3. HUD Programs where Housing Counseling is required by a grantee or Subgrantee of a HUD program as a condition of receiving assistance under the HUD program; or
  4. HUD programs where a family assisted under a HUD program is referred to Housing Counseling, by a grantee or Subgrantee of the HUD program.

Tags: Housing Counseling Program Requirements on Other HUD Programs - General - Certification as it Affects Other HUD Programs

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