Housing Counseling FAQ

What is an Intermediary's or State Housing Financing Agency's responsibility for compliance with the Final Rule requirements concerning election law violations?

Date Published: December 2016

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Neither Intermediaries and State Housing Financing Agencies nor their Subgrantees and Affiliates shall have been convicted of a violation under Federal law relating to an election for Federal office. This requirement applies to Applicable Individuals associated with those entities. An Intermediary or State Housing Financing Agency must report a potential election law violation by the Participating Agency to HUD within 15 days of becoming aware of the violation.

Tags: Housing Counseling Program Additional Program Requirements - Election Law Violations Housing Counseling Agency Approval