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Carefully read these instructions and the applicable
regulations. A copy of those regulations published at
24 C.F.R. 200.210 to 200.245 can be obtained from
the Multifamily Housing Representative at any HUD
Office. Type or print neatly in ink when filling out
this form. Mark answers in all blocks of the form. If
the form is not filled completely, it will delay
approval of your application.
Attach extra sheets as you need them. Be sure to
indicate "Continued on Attachments" wherever
appropriate. Sign each additional page that you attach
if it refers to you or your record.
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Any questions regarding the form or how to complete
it can be answered by your HUD Office Multifamily
3XUSRVH This form provides HUD with a certified
report of all previous participation in HUD
multifamily housing projects by those parties making
application. The information requested in this form is
used by HUD to determine if you meet the standards
established to ensure that all principal participants in
HUD projects will honor their legal, financial and
contractual obligations and are acceptable risks from
the underwriting standpoint of an insurer, lender or
governmental agency. HUD requires that you certify
your record of previous participation in HUD/USDA-
FmHA, State and Local Housing Finance Agency
projects by completing and signing this form, before
your project application or participation can be
HUD approval of your certification is a necessary
precondition for your participation in the project and
in the capacity that you propose. If you do not file this
certification, do not furnish the information requested
accurately, or do not meet established standards, HUD
will not approve your certification.
Note that approval of your certification does not
obligate HUD to approve your project application,
and it does not satisfy all other HUD program
requirements relative to your qualifications.
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Form HUD-2530 must be completed and signed by all
principals applying to participate in HUD multifamily
housing projects, including those who have no
previous participation. The form must be signed and
filed by all principals and their affiliates who propose
participating in the HUD project. Use a separate form
for each role in the project unless there is an identity
Principals include all individuals, joint ventures,
partnerships, corporations, trusts, non-profit
organizations, any other public or private entity that
will participate in the proposed project as a sponsor,
owner, prime contractor, turnkey developer,
managing agent, nursing home administrator or
operator, packager, or consultant. Architects and
attorneys who have any interest in the project other
than an arm’s length fee arrangement for professional
services are also considered principals by HUD.
In the case of partnerships, all general partners
regardless of their percentage interest and limited
partners having a 25 percent or more interest in the
partnership are considered principals. In the case of
public or private corporations or governmental
entities, principals include the president, vice
president, secretary, treasurer and all other executive
officers who are directly responsible to the board of
directors, or any equivalent governing body, as well
as all directors and each stockholder having a 10
percent or more interest in the corporation.
Affiliates are defined as any person or business
concern that directly or indirectly controls the policy
of a principal or has the power to do so. A holding or
parent corporation would be an example of an affiliate
if one of its subsidiaries is a principal.
([FHSWLRQ IRU &RUSRUDWLRQV – All principals and
affiliates must personally sign the certificate except in
the following situation. When a corporation is a
principal, all of its officers, directors, trustees and
stockholders with 10 percent or more of the common
(voting) stock need not sign personally if they all have
the same record to report. The officer who is
authorized to sign for the corporation or agency will
list the names and title of those who elect not to sign.
However, any person who has a record of
participation in HUD projects that is separate from
that of his or her organization must report that activity
on this form and sign his or her name. The objective
is IXOO disclosure.
([HPSWLRQV ± The names of the following parties do
not need to be listed on form HUD-2530: Public
Housing Agencies, tenants, owners of less than five
condominium or cooperative units and all others
whose interests were acquired by inheritance or court
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)LOHG The original of this form must be submitted to
the HUD Office where your project application will
be processed at the same time you file your initial
project application. This form must be filed with
applications for projects, or when otherwise required
in the situations listed below:
• Projects to be financed with mortgages insured
under the National Housing Act (FHA).
• Projects to be financed according to Section
202 of the Housing Act of 1959 (Elderly and
• Projects in which 20 percent or more of the units are
to receive a subsidy as described in
24 C.F.R. 200.213.
• Purchase of a project subject to a mortgage insured
or held by the Secretary of HUD.
• Purchase of a Secretary-owned project.
• Proposed substitution or addition of a principal or
principal participation in a different capacity from
that previously approved for the same project.
• Proposed acquisition by an existing limited partner
of an additional interest in a project resulting in a
total interest of 25 percent or more or proposed
acquisition by a corporate stockholder of an
additional interest in a project resulting in a total
interest of 10 percent or more.
Projects with U.S.D.A., Farmers Home Ad-
ministration, or with state or local government
housing finance agencies that include rental
assistance under Section 8 of the Housing Act of
1937. For projects of this type, form HUD-2530
should be filed with the appropriate applications
directly to those agencies.
5HYLHZ RI $GYHUVH 'HWHUPLQDWLRQ If approval of
your participation in a HUD project is denied,
withheld, or conditionally granted on the basis of your
record of previous participation, you will be notified
by the HUD Office. You may request reconsideration
by the HUD Review Committee. Alternatively, you
may request a hearing before a Hearing Officer.
Either request must be made in writing within 30 days
from your receipt of the notice of determination.
If you do request reconsideration by the Review
Committee and the reconsideration results in an
adverse determination, you may then request a
hearing before a Hearing Officer. The Hearing Officer
will issue a report to the Review Committee. You will
be notified of the final ruling by certified mail.
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5HDVRQ IRU VXEPLWWLQJ this Certification: e.g.,
refinance, change in ownership, change in
management agent, transfer of physical assets, etc.
%ORFN Fill in the name of the agency to which you
are applying. For example: HUD Office, Farmers
Home Administration District office, or the name of a
State or local housing finance agency. Below that, fill
in the name of the city where the office is located.
%ORFN Fill in the name of the project, such as
"Greenwood Apts." If the name has not yet been
selected, write "Name unknown." Below that, enter
the HUD contract or project identification number,
the Farmers Home Administration project number, or
the State or local housing finance agency project or
contract number. Include DOO project or contract
identification numbers that are relevant to the project.
Also enter the name of the city in which the project is
located, and the ZIP Code.
%ORFN Fill in the dollar amount requested in the
proposed mortgage, or the annual amount of rental
%ORFN Fill in the number of apartment units
proposed, such as "40 units." For hospital projects or
nursing homes, fill in the number of beds proposed,
such as "100 beds."
%ORFN Fill in the section of the Housing Act under
which the application is filed.
%ORFN Definitions of all those who are considered
principals and affiliates are given above in the section
titled "Who Must Sign and File...."
%ORFN Beside the name of each principal, fill in the
appropriate role. The following are examples of
possible roles that the principals may assume:
Owner/Mortgagor, Managing Agent, Sponsor,
Developer, General Con-tractor, Packager,
Consultant, Nursing Home Administrator etc.
%ORFN Fill in the percentage of ownership in the
proposed project that each principal is expected to
%ORFN Fill in the Social Security Number or
IRS employer number of every principal listed,
Be sure that Schedule A is filled-in completely,
accurately and the certification is properly dated
and signed, because it will serve as a legal record
of your previous experience. All Multifamily
Housing projects involving HUD/ FmHA, and
State and local Housing Finance Agencies in which
you have previously participated PXVW EH listed.
Applicants ar e reminded that previous
participation pertains to the individual principal
within an entity as well as the entity itself. A newly
formed company may not have previous
participation, but the principals within the company
may have had extensive participation and disclosure
&ROXPQ All previous projects must be listed or your
certification cannot be processed. Include the name of all
projects, project number, city where it is located and the
governmentalagency(HUD,USDA-FmHA orstate or local
housingfinance agency) that wasinvolved.
&ROXPQ List the role(s) as a principal, dates participated
andiffee oridentityofinterest(IOI) with owners.