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Housing Counseling FAQ

The Continuum of Care (CoC) program is listed in the certification rule as a “HUD Program where housing counseling is funded under the HUD program.” How is the CoC program affected by the Final Rule on housing counselor certification?  

Date Published: June 2017

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Housing counseling is an eligible supportive service under the CoC program. If a recipient or subrecipient chooses to fund housing counseling activities under their program, the housing counseling must be provided by HUD certified housing counselors working for an agency approved to participate in HUD’s Housing Counseling Program, by August 1, 2020, the Final Compliance Date.

Tags: Housing Counseling Program Requirements on Other Specific HUD Programs - Continuum of Care CoC Program Requirements - Eligible Activities