Can I occupy a HUD Home prior to closing?

HUD does not allow occupancy of properties prior to closing. For more information, contact the Management and Marketing (M&M) contractor having jurisdiction over the property on which you are bidding. To locate the M&M contractor and more information please visit and select the applicable state.

HUD Policy Determination


All policy information contained in this knowledge base article is based upon the referenced HUD policy document. Any lending or insuring decisions should adhere to the specific information contained in that underlying policy document.

Topic Number: KA-03307