How to Become a HUD-Approved Housing Counseling Agency Webinar
Review this archived webinar to learn about the full process of becoming a HUD-approved Housing Counseling Agency. This webinar offers tips and best practices for meeting HUD's requirements for approval.
Use this interactive tool to determine whether your organization meets the basic requirements to apply to become a HUD-approved Housing Counseling Agency. Note: This tool does not replace a formal review by HUD, for which an appointment should first be scheduled with an application advisor (refer to step #2 above).
Review the Housing Counseling Program Federal Regulations at 24 CFR Part 214. For this Learning Pathway, learners should review in detail Subpart B—Approval and Disapproval of Housing Counseling Agencies.
Review this toolkit to determine how your housing counseling agency can comply with federal grant requirements, increase effectiveness, and maximize efficiency in completing reports. Learners that already reviewed the Client Management System Guidance in step #10 above will not need to do so again within this toolkit.