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Housing Counseling

HUD provides support to a nationwide network of Housing Counseling Agencies to assist homeowners and renters in making responsible choices to address their unique housing needs.


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Upcoming Training Sessions

View and register for upcoming Housing Counseling trainings sponsored by HUD and HUD’s partners.


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Latest Updates Out of OHC

NewExplore updates from OHC.

Updated Find a Housing Counselor Tools:

  • New HCA Locator Tool
  • New Calling Services

Succession Planning: Instructional Guide and Template

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Agency Approval and Certification

Review criteria to participate in HUD’s Housing Counseling Program.

HUD’s Housing Counseling
Certification Requirements

Agency Approval Requirements

HUD-Approved Intermediaries

Agency Eligibility Tool

Learning Pathway

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Become a HUD-Approved Housing Counseling Agency

Learn the process of becoming a HUD-approved Housing Counseling Agency, determine whether your organization meets the qualifying criteria, and prepare to apply.


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Weekly Training Digest

View upcoming trainings hosted by HUD and HUD’s partners.

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