Housing Counseling FAQ

What is the HUD-9902 Form?

Date Published: April 2018

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The HUD-9902 form is an important tool that HUD uses to track the Housing Counseling Program, and the data collected through the form is critical to demonstrating the program’s impact to Congress and other industry stakeholders. The form is designed to capture information on how many housing counseling clients are served, their demographic characteristics, the unique counseling and education services they received, and the outcomes they achieved. HUD-9902 form Housing Counseling Agency Activity Reports are cumulative fiscal year-to-date for each quarterly report period. The only activities to be recorded are education and counseling, as defined in HUD Handbook 7610.1 REV-5. Marketing and outreach activities, such as fliers mailed or calls made, should not be recorded.

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