The following HUD programs are those that include “housing counseling” as an eligible funding activity or project cost. Where “housing counseling,” as defined by this rule, is funded by the programs listed below, the housing counseling must be provided through an agency approved to participate in HUD’s Housing Counseling program and a HUD certified housing counselor.
- The Community Development Block Grant Program (42 U.S.C. 5301, et seq.), including Disaster Recovery;
- Displacement Due to Demolition and Disposition of Public Housing (42 U.S.C. 1437p(a)(4)(D));
- Conversion of Distressed Public Housing to Tenant-Based Assistance (42 U.S.C 1437z-5(d)(2)(B));
- HOME Investment Partnership Program (42 U.S.C. 12701 et seq.);
- Housing Trust Fund (12 U.S.C. 4568(c));
- Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (42 U.S.C. 12906);
- Emergency Solutions Grant (42 U.S.C. 11371, et seq.);
- The Continuum of Care program (42 U.S.C. 11381, et. seq.);
- Indian Housing Block Grants* and Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grants (25 U.S.C. 4132(3), 25 U.S.C. 4229(b)(2)(A));
- Indian Community Development Block Grant Program* (42 U.S.C. 5301, et seq.);
- Rural Housing Stability Assistance Program (P.L. 111-22);
- Housing Choice Voucher program (42 U.S.C. 1437f(o));
- Public Housing Operating Fund (42 U.S.C. 1437g(e); and
- Family Self-Sufficiency Program (FSS)
*Please note that application of the Housing Counseling Certification Rule requirements to the Native American housing programs will undergo tribal consultation before applying.