The information on this page is provided for HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agencies and their clients.
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General Section to HUD’s Fiscal Year 2016 Notice[s] of Funding Availability for Discretionary Programs: HUD publishes a General Section each Fiscal Year (FY) that contains requirements for all of HUD’s competitive grant programs. To be considered for funding, applications must meet all applicable requirements of the General Section and the requirements in the Program NOFA. Read the FY2016 General Section online.
Housing Counselor Certification: Information on the Housing Counselor Training and Certification website, Proposed Rule, FAQs, Archived Conference Call, and other information can be found online.
Housing Counseling Federal Advisory Committee HUD announced on April 14, 2015 the establishment of the Housing Counseling Federal Advisory Committee. To read the entire Federal Register Notice, please visit the Federal Register online. More information can be found on HUD's website.
Housing Counseling Handbook 7610.1 Rev-5: This handbook offers policy guidance & procedures for HUD staff & program participants to assist both audiences with effective program oversight. Read the handbook.