Does a FHA co-signer have to wait 2-3 years to get their own FHA loan?

If my brother co-signs on our FHA loan this year with a co-signer release on the loan in the contract to remove his name after 12 on time payments - can he be removed from our loan and apply for his own FHA loan should he want to buy a house in a year? Or would he have to wait the 2-3 years. *note: he would not be... show more If my brother co-signs on our FHA loan this year with a co-signer release on the loan in the contract to remove his name after 12 on time payments - can he be removed from our loan and apply for his own FHA loan should he want to buy a house in a year? Or would he have to wait the 2-3 years. *note: he would not be on the title as a co-borrower, just on the mortgage as a co-signer*
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