Due to the lapse in Congressional Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2019, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is closed. This website is supported by a cooperative agreement funded under a prior appropriation. Current functions will remain operational but no new functions will be added during the lapse in appropriations. For more information, see HUD Contingency Plan for Possible Lapse in Appropriations.
As of August 1, 2020, the Final Compliance Date, any Housing Counseling required under or provided in connection with any program administered by HUD shall be provided only by HUD certified housing counselors.
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