The Final Rule implements the requirement that as of August 1, 2020, the final compliance date, all housing counseling required under or provided in connection with HUD programs, as defined in CFR § 5.111 (b), must be provided by HUD certified housing counselors that must work for agencies approved to participate in HUD’s Housing Counseling Program.
To meet this important requirement, HUD is tracking the progress of HUD-approved housing counseling agencies with HUD certified housing counselors! Check out the graphics below to see how close we are to meeting our goal.
Top 10 states with the most agencies with HUD certified counselors:
Congratulations to the 281* agencies who have identified application coordinators for their organization!
*Note that numbers may fluctuate monthly since the system is swept for inactive coordinators every 90 days
Note: This page is populated with data from HUD's Housing Counseling System (HCS) and FHA Connection.