HUD HOC Reference Guide

Basic Reference Materials

Chapter 1
Appraisal & Property Requirements
Page 1-02

    A: The primary references for single family properties, one to four units are:
    1. HUD handbooks
    2. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 24, (24CFR). Codifies the general and permanent rules of the Department.
    3. Mortgagee Letters - Typically reflect interpretation, clarification, changes and additions to policies produced since the last printing of a HUD Handbook.
    4. Housing notices
    B. To order or view handbooks, forms, Mortgagee Letters, etc. visit, on line, Client Information and policy System (HUDCLIPS) (

Content Archived: October 5, 2012