The field descriptions for the HUD Certified Housing Counselor Database page are provided below in the order they appear on the page.
|Sorted by||Order in which a subsequent list is displayed.|
|Last Name||All or part of the counselor's last name.|
|First Name||All or part of the counselor's first name.|
|State||State listed in the counselor's mailing address.|
|Agency HCS ID||Identifier issued to the HUD-approved housing counseling agency by HUD's Housing Counseling System (HCS). The first digit is "8" or "9" followed by a unique four-digit number.|
|Counselor Type||Classification of the type of counselor.
|Counselor Status||Classification of the counselor's
|Validated by Agency||Indicator specifying whether the counselor's employment was validated by a housing counseling agency.|
|HECM Training/Exam Status||Indicator specifying whether the two-year anniversary date of the HECM training requirement expired and/or the three-year anniversary date of the HECM Counselor Exam requirement expired. Note: This is only applicable to a Counselor Type of HECM or Both.
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