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HUD HECM Counselor Exam Now Available

January 31, 2022 Print ShareThis

Update: HUD has issued a temporary waiver of the 24 CFR § 206.304(b)(2) and the HUD Housing Counseling Handbook 7610.1 REV-5. Chapter 4, Reverse Mortgage Housing Counseling, paragraph 4 requirement for a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) counselor to have passed the HECM exam within the prior 3 years to remain on the HECM Counselor Roster.

Those HECM counselors that this waiver applies to have been extended in FHA Connection (FHAC) through June 30, 2022. View the waiver.

The HUD HECM Roster exam is now available and can be accessed at The HUD HECM Exam is managed by Ajanta Consulting Inc. Questions regarding scheduling and the exam should be sent to

Visit the HUD Exchange HECM page for information regarding the HECM roster as well as Origination and Default Counseling.

For any general questions, please reach out to your HUD Point of Contact (POC) or email:

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