24 CFR 206.41 - Counseling.

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§ 206.41 Counseling.

(a)List provided. At the time of the initial contact with the prospective mortgagor, the mortgagee shall give the mortgagor a list of the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of housing counselors and their employing agencies, which have been approved by the Secretary, in accordance with subpart E of this part, as qualified and able to provide the information described in paragraph (b) of this section. The mortgagor must receive counseling.

(b)Information to be provided. A counselor must discuss with the mortgagor:

(1) The information required by section 255(f) of the National Housing Act;

(2) Whether the mortgagor has signed a contract or agreement with an estate planning service firm that requires, or purports to require, the mortgagor to pay a fee on or after closing that may exceed amounts permitted by the Secretary or this part; and

(3) If such a contract has been signed under § 206.41(b)(2), the extent to which services under the contract may not be needed or may be available at nominal or no cost from other sources, including the mortgagee.

(c)Certificate. The counselor will provide the mortgagor with a certificate stating that the mortgagor has received counseling. The mortgagor shall provide the mortgagee with a copy of the certificate.

(Approved by the Office of Management and Budget under control number 2528-0133)
[ 54 FR 24833, June 9, 1989, as amended at 61 FR 49033, Sept. 17, 1996; 64 FR 2988, Jan. 19, 1999; 74 FR 45316, Sept. 2, 2009]

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  • 2017-01-19; vol. 82 # 12 - Thursday, January 19, 2017
    1. 82 FR 7094 - Federal Housing Administration: Strengthening the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage Program
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      DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, HUD, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing—Federal Housing Commissioner
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: September 19, 2017.
      24 CFR Parts 30 and 206
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  • 2017-01-19; vol. 82 # 12 - Thursday, January 19, 2017
    1. 82 FR 7094 - Federal Housing Administration: Strengthening the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage Program
      GPO FDSys: XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, HUD, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing—Federal Housing Commissioner
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: September 19, 2017.
      24 CFR Parts 30 and 206