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Housing Counseling FAQ
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What are the HUD programs on the list where housing counseling is required by statute, regulation, Notice of Funding Availability, or otherwise required by HUD?

Date Published: December 2016

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The following HUD programs are those where housing counseling is required by statute, regulation, Notice of Funding Availability, or otherwise required by HUD:

  1. Housing Counseling Program (12 U.S.C. 1701x);
     
  2. Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership Option (42 U.S.C. 1437f(y));
     
  3. HOME Investment Partnership – Homeownership only (42 U.S.C. 12701 et seq.);
     
  4. Housing Trust Fund – Homeownership only (12 U.S.C. 4568(c));
     
  5. FHA Single Family Mortgage Insurance Program (12 U.S.C. 1707 et seq.). [See the FAQ regarding the inclusion of the FHA Single Family Mortgage Insurance Program on the list only for situations where housing counseling is required in connection with a specific FHA product, such as the Back to Work Extenuating Circumstances Initiative];
     
  6. Home Equity Conversion Mortgage Program (12 U.S.C. 1715z-20).

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