Amendment permits States to seek a waiver of the in-person pre-purchase housing counseling requirement if the person obtaining that mortgage lives in a remote area of the country.

Purpose:

An amendment numbered 21 printed in the Congressional Record to permit the director, at the request of a State, to waive the requirement that homebuyers attend in-person financial management counseling before receiving affordable housing grants, and allows the homebuyers to receive the counseling through alternate forms such as online, or over the phone.

House Amendment Code:

(A004)

House Tally Clerks use this code to manage amendment information.