Due to the lapse in Congressional Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2019, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is closed. This website is supported by a cooperative agreement funded under a prior appropriation. Current functions will remain operational but no new functions will be added during the lapse in appropriations. For more information, see HUD Contingency Plan for Possible Lapse in Appropriations.
Housing Counseling FAQ

What does HUD mean by the term “an agency approved to participate in HUD’s Housing Counseling Program”?

Date Published: December 2016

Print ShareThis


An agency is considered to be “approved to participate in HUD’s Housing Counseling Program” if they have applied directly to HUD and received HUD approval, or if they applied to a HUD-approved intermediary or state housing finance agency and received approval by those entities to be their affiliate.

Tags: Housing Counseling Program Agency Approval - Certification and Agency Approval