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Published June 02, 2021

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What options are available for homeownership education and housing counseling?

Summary of Homeownership Education and Housing Counseling Options

  Homeownership Education Housing Counseling
Provider
  • Framework Homeownership, LLC; or
  • Education course provided by a Community Seconds or other down payment assistance program provider, where the program requires its own homeownership education or counseling provided by a HUD-approved counseling agency
HUD-approved Counseling Agency
Method of Delivery On-line if provided by Framework, or any method offered by provider

Note: For borrowers who have a disability, lack of Internet access or other situation where another form of education (other than on-line) may be more appropriate, Framework will provide a referral to a HUD-approved counseling agency that can meet their needs.

In person, telephonic or video conferencing per HUD standards
Date Required for Completion Prior to loan closing Prior to execution of the sales contract
Required Documentation
  • Certificate of Course Completion from Framework (or alternate provider based on Framework referral, if applicable); or
  • Certificate of completion from provider
Certificate of Completion of Housing Counseling (Fannie Mae Form 1017), signed by both the counseling recipient and the HUD counselor.

 

For additional information, see B2-2-06, Homeownership Education and Housing Counseling.

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