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Housing Counseling FAQ

Is there an exemption to the HUD certification requirements of the Final Rule for agencies or housing counselors that only provide a single type of counseling such as reverse mortgage counseling?  

Date Published: December 2016

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No, there is no exemption. All Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) counselors must meet the certification requirements of the Final Rule regardless of the type or types of housing counseling provided by a Participating Agency or individual housing counselor.

Tags: Housing Counseling Program Requirements on Other Specific HUD Programs - Home Equity Conversion Mortgages

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