Housing Counseling FAQ
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How does the new certification requirement affect an agency that is applying to participate in HUD’s Housing Counseling Program through an Intermediary or State Housing Finance Agency?

Date Published: June 2017

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As of August 1, 2020, the Final Compliance Date, when an Intermediary or State Housing Finance Agency designates an agency to provide housing counseling services, it is the responsibility of the Intermediary or State Housing Finance Agency to ensure that the individuals providing housing counseling in the agency’s proposed housing counseling work plan have passed the certification examination. To be approved to participate in HUD’s Housing Counseling Program, an agency must meet HUD’s approval requirements at 24 CFR part 214.


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

FAQ ID:

3198