June 05, 2017

HUD Announces Start Date for Housing Counselor Certification Examination

On May 31, 2017, HUD published a Federal Register Notice announcing the start of the HUD Certified Housing Counselor Examination on August 01, 2017. This Notice is available online in the Federal Register, and on FDsys.gov.
  • Notice of Availability of the HUD Certified Housing Counselor Examination
The Notice also announces that the cost for the Housing Counseling Certification Examination will be $60 on line at the examinee’s location and $100 at a proctoring site. Additional information will be available at: www.hudhousingcounselors.com. Registration for the Examination will not be open until August 01, 2017.  However, Housing Counselors are encouraged to create a user account starting June 01, 2017 at: www.hudhousingcounselors.com The user account will allow housing counselors to access training materials and to track their progress. It will also allow them take the practice exam when it is available. An announcement will be made when the practice exam is available. For more information about HUD Housing Counseling certification please visit the HUD Exchange Website. If you have any questions on Housing Counselor Certification or any other housing counseling topic, please email HUD at: housing.counselors@hud.gov.