CMS Comparison

HCO will now be discontinued by October 31, 2019, and many housing counseling agencies are looking for a new HUD-approved Client Management System.  To help you make a decision, we’ve created an at a glance comparison and detailed CMS profiles.

Methods

As of March 2019, HUD lists 24 CMSs as available for public use (the others are exclusive). We reached out to all of them and compiled answers from the companies that responded.

See a continually updated list of HUD-approved CMSs here.

 

At a Glance

There are many factors that might influence your choice of CMS. Please see the detailed profiles of each below for more information.

Deeper Dive

There are many factors that might influence your choice of CMS. Please see the detailed profiles of each (below) for more information about these options.

 

The following publicly available CMSs did not respond to our requests for information.
Click below to visit their websites.

Adsystech

COMS (by Center for Independent Living Orlando)

CaseWorthy

MSDCCM (by Mustard Seed Development Center)

Paragon

Pika

*CCARM, IHFA-HS, and Praxis have previously been listed as public but are not accepting new client inquiries.

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