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US Housing Consultants is an Authorized Distributor of the HCCP Designation

Earn Your Housing Credit Certified Professional (HCCP)

The Housing Credit Certified Professional (HCCP) is a specialized designation for developers, property managers, asset managers, and others working in the affordable housing industry through the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program.

US Housing Consultants is a designated distributor of HCCP Certification Exams, which is now available both in-person and online.

What are the Requirements for the HCCP?

  • Successful completion of the HCCP Exam ($175 fee; $100 for retakes) or of the online live proctored HCCP Exam ($204 fee; $129 for retakes*).
  • Minimum of two years experience in the LIHTC industry by graduation (Those who fail to meet this requirement may consider themselves an HCCP-Candidate until reaching two years of experience.)
  • A total of 10 hours of LIHTC training
  • Adherence to the HCCP Code of Ethics

How Does the HCCP Online Exam Work?

NAHB just created the online HCCP exam in 2021, and US Housing Consultants is distributing and overseeing the exams.

How Does the Process Work For Online HCCP Exams?

Once you purchase the test, someone at US Housing Consultants will contact you within 24 hours of your purchase with information about taking the test, this will include a link, a special code, and instructions for the test. We will also provide basic support for anyone with questions about accessing NAHB’s online HCCP Exam.

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Learn how to accurately determine a household’s allowable expenses and deductions for purposes of calculating adjusted income.

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Learn how to ensure a successful lease-up of an Acq/Rehab Project while also meeting and maintaining compliance with the Average Income Test

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Learn the student eligibility requirements for the 4 major affordable housing programs and the treatment of student income.

07.26.2023 | Webinar

Learn how to ensure compliance with both LIHTC and HOME regulations for AIT projects layered with HOME Funds.

08.3.2023 | Webinar

Learn the requirements related to the use of EIV, including when reports must be run and how to address discrepancies.

08.9.2023 | Webinar

In addition to reporting and deadlines, learn about the many Tax Credit (LIHTC) compliance issues related to year end.

09.13.2023 | Webinar

Learn about the most common errors made in determining household eligibility.

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Learn best practices for how to prepare for an upcoming HUD Management & Occupancy Review (MOR).

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Learn how to use the Census Bureau’s website to generate reports to complete your Affirmative Fair Housing Marketing Plans (AFHMP).

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Learn best practices for ensuring tenant selection policies support the Fair Housing Act.

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Learn how to file special claims to collect funds that the owner is entitled to due to vacancy loss, unpaid rent and tenant damages.

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