Can a person living outside the U.S. be a non-occupying co- borrower?

Non-occupying co-borrowers or cosigners must either be United States (U.S.) citizens or have a principal residence in the U.S.

For additional information see Handbook 4000.1 II.A.1.b.ii.(A)(6) available at http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/administration/hudclips/handbooks/hsgh