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News & Updates

Program Bulletin #2018-08 - 90-Day Rate Lock Option Eliminated

Program Bulletin #2018-07 - Elimination of APN Restriction

Program Bulletin #2018-06 - CalHFA to Purchase Loans Twice Weekly via ACH Transfer

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Program Bulletins by Year - 2015

You can also use the list by subject if you are not sure of the year.

CalHFA Program Bulletins are addendums to the Lender Program Manual and important communication tools to our lending partners. These bulletins are provided in Adobe PDF format and require Adobe Reader to open and view them.

Bulletin # Title
#2015-16 Changes to CalHFA's FHA Loan Program Guidelines
#2015-15 Increased and Simplified Sales Price Limits
  US Bank Funding Fee Increase
#2015-14 CalHFA opens all Loan Programs to Mortgage Brokers
#2015-13 Updated Income Limits for all CalHFA Loan Programs
#2015-12 Changes to Subordinate Loan Documents
#2015-11 New CalHFA MyHome Assistance Program
#2015-10 Discontinuation of the California Homebuyer's Downpayment Assistance Program (CHDAP) & CalHFA ZIP Extra
#2015-09 Updated Sales Price Limits
#2015-08 Updated Income Limits for the Mortgage Credit Certificate (MCC) Tax Credit Program
#2015-07 Updated Income Limits for CalHFA FHA, CalPLUS FHA, Cal-EEM + Grant, CHDAP and ECTP
#2015-06 Automatic 30-day extension on all expired CalHFA first mortgage loan reservations
#2015-05 CalPLUS FHA First Mortgage Loan Now Includes ZIP Extra
#2015-04 Fannie Mae AMDC No Longer Required For CalHFA Conventional Programs
#2015-03 Citizenship, Alienage and Immigration Status Eligibility is required on all CalHFA Loan Programs
#2015-02 Updated Mortgage Credit Certificate Tax Credit Program (MCC) Income Limits
#2015-01 Streamlined Subordination Process For All CalHFA Junior Loans

Archived Program Bulletins, sorted by year
All Program Bulletins, sorted by subject

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