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Reminder on Form HUD-9902 Reporting Schedule for Housing Counseling Agencies

January 29, 2018 Print ShareThis

As of today January 29th, 2018 all agencies are able to use their CMS to transmit HUD-9902 data reports for FY18, 1st Quarter and all other profile data:

Due to the technical issue experienced with CMS transmission of HUD-9902 data reports, the Office of Housing Counseling has extended the deadline for submission of FY18, 1st Qtr. HUD-9902 reports to February 15th, 2018 to allow sufficient time for everyone to submit their performance reports to us.

This message also serves as a reminder on the Form HUD-9902 Reporting Schedule for Housing Counseling Agencies:

HUD-approved housing counseling agencies (HCAs) are reminded of their responsibility to transmit accurate and timely Form HUD-9902 quarterly reports.

Please do not reply to this email for assistance, please contact your HUD POC for additional technical assistance or email housing.counseling@hud.gov.

When 100% of HCAs submit their reports on time, The HUD Office of Housing Counseling (OHC) can work with complete datasets. HCAs Form HUD-9902 quarterly reports are a keystone in HUD's Housing Counseling program. OHC uses the data for a variety of purposes. Form HUD-9902 quarterly reports quantify HUD's Housing Counseling Program. This data is included in reports to Congress that help substantiate HUD's annual request for Housing Counseling grant funds. Form HUD-9902 data helps identify housing counseling trends and client demographics and helps HUD assess the impact of services offered by HCAs.

Form HUD-9902 Quarterly Reporting Periods & Due Dates

HUD Fiscal Quarter

PERIOD COVERED

DUE DATE

1st Qtr.

October 1st - December 31st

Due no later than January 31st. ** Include all clients served in quarter 1. Extended to 2/15/18 for FY18 Q1

2nd Qtr.

October 1st - March 31th

Due no later than April 30th. Please include all clients reported in the quarter 1 report plus new clients served in quarter 2.

3rd Qtr.

October 1st - June 30th

Due no later than July 30th. Please include all clients reported in the quarter 2 report plus new clients served in quarter 3.

4th Qtr.

October 1st - September 30th

Due no later than December 31st. Final 9902 includes complete year of client data including new clients served the 4th quarter.

Tips to assist your agency with timely Form HUD-9902 report submission:

HUD recommends counseling agencies transmit early the quarterly Form HUD-9902 data through their Client Management System (CMS). This will ensure that the HUD Point of Contact (POC) has time to review the data and validate the report. If there are any errors, then there is still time to correct the data by the due date. Submission delays due to system technical difficulties are more likely to be avoided when transmitting Form HUD-9902 early. If transmission problems are encountered, please contact your HUD POC immediately.

Please be aware that HCAs who do not transmit their Form HUD-9902 report by the due date may jeopardize their agency's status as a HUD-approved Housing Counseling Agency. If your agency is a HUD housing counseling grantee, late reporting may affect timely processing of your agency's grant voucher by HUD.

For more information on Form HUD-9902 reporting requirements, please review HUD's 9902 Desk Guide. Please do not reply to this email for assistance, please contact your HUD POC for additional technical assistance or email housing.counseling@hud.gov.

Thank you for your continued participation in HUD’s Housing Counseling Program.

Tags: Housing Counseling Program