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Housing Counseling FAQ

What are the requirements to become a HUD certified housing counselor?

Date Published: December 2016

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In order to become a HUD certified housing counselor, an individual must have passed the HUD Housing Counselor Certification Examination and work for a HUD Housing Counseling Program Participating Agency.

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