Date Published: December 2016
Training for the certification examination is available at HUD's website for Housing Counselors Training and Testing for Certification (www.hudhousingcounselors.com). The website offers free online training and a downloadable study guide covering a broad range of topics including responsibilities of homeownership and tenancy, avoiding foreclosure and eviction, financial management, and fair housing. The training is designed to help prepare housing counselors for the upcoming mandated HUD certified housing counselor examination for certification. The study guide meets the Rehabilitation Act Section 508 accessibility guidelines. The study guide is also available for download onto multiple types of electronic devices.
The training course has been designed to accommodate different learning styles. It is presented in an online, interactive format, and is also offered in a PDF format for those who prefer text-based instruction.