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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.

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HUD Office of Housing Counseling Operations and Systems Availability During Government Shutdown

December 26, 2018 Print ShareThis

The Office of Housing Counseling (OHC) will not have staff on board and will not process requests to draw down grant funds from the Line of Credit Control System (LOCCS).

The Housing Counseling System (HCS) will be operational on a limited basis; however, actions that require intervention by OHC personnel will be either delayed or suspended.

The housing counselor examination (hudhousingcounselors.com) will be operational on a limited basis; however, actions that require intervention by OHC personnel will be either delayed or suspended. The housing counselor certification process relies on Federal Housing Administration (FHA) systems and will be operational on a limited basis; however, actions that require intervention by OHC or HUD personnel will be either delayed or suspended.

Please review HUD announcements posted on hud.gov for further information.

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