Housing Counseling FAQ

If a counselor fails to pass the certification examination, how soon can he/she retake the exam?

Date Published: December 2016

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HUD has made provisions for prompt counselor re-examination in the event the counselor fails the examination. However, testing schedules will depend on the availability of proctors. No restrictions or limitations will be placed on the number of times the examination can be taken or on the frequency of re-examination. Each time an individual retakes the certification examination a new fee must be paid.

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