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In addition to FHA guidelines and at the discretion of the lenders, they may or may not impose additional layer of guidelines to protect their company's interest.
You will have an uphill battle with the lender's underwriter if the minimum of 2 years of work experience is not met.
Conventional lending is tougher in this area, most likely won't work if there's no connection between his past and previous job types...
Good luck, and let me know if I can a resource for you in the near future!
best regards, Jeff Marr