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Updated 4/20/2018
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50 Apr 18

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243 Apr 16

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4 Apr 19

News & Updates

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

Program Bulletin #2018-05 - Updated and Simplified Income Limits for all CalHFA First Mortgage Programs

Program Bulletin #2018-04 - Leasehold Estates and Community Land Trusts

Program Bulletin #2018-03 - CalHFA to Offer Limited 203(k) Option on its FHA Loan Programs

Program Bulletin #2018-02 - Documentation and Representation and Warranty Relief for CalHFA Conventional Loan Programs Using Day 1 Certainty™

Program Bulletin #2018-01 - New CalHFA School Teacher and Employee Assistance Program and Discontinuation of Extra Credit Teacher Home Purchase Program

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Lenders receive a 1% Service Release Premium in addition to the origination fee on all CalHFA first mortgages!

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Program Bulletins -California Homebuyer's Downpayment Assistance (CHDAP)

Date Title
#2015-10 Discontinuation of the California Homebuyer's Downpayment Assistance Program (CHDAP) & CalHFA ZIP Extra
#2015-03 Citizenship, Alienage and Immigration Status Eligibility is required on all CalHFA Loan Programs
#2014-18 Revision to California Homebuyer's Downpayment Assistance Program (CHDAP) Promissory Notes
#2014-17 Changes to CalHFA Loan Program Requirements
#2014-08 Revisions to California Homebuyer's Downpayment Assistance Program (CHDAP) - (Fees)
#2014-07 Revisions to California Homebuyer's Downpayment Assistance Program (CHDAP)
#2013-08 California Homebuyer's Downpayment Assistance Program (CHDAP) Deed of Trust and Promissory Note Revisions
#2013-06 California Homebuyer's Downpayment Assistance Program (CHDAP) Guideline Revisions
#2013-03 California Homebuyer's Downpayment Assistance Program (CHDAP) Revisions
#2013-02 HUD Grants Transition Relief for California Homebuyer's Downpayment Assistance Program (CHDAP)
#2013-01 Temporary Suspension of California Homebuyer's Downpayment Assistance Program (CHDAP)
#2012-02 California Homebuyer's Downpayment Assistance Program (CHDAP) Revisions
(corrected version posted 3/6/12)
#2011-30 California Homebuyer's Downpayment Assistance Program (CHDAP) Revisions
#2011-03 CalHFA Loan Program Updates
#2010-09 California Homebuyer's Downpayment Assistance Program (CHDAP) Revisions
#2010-01 Revisions to the CHDAP Promissory Note and Deed Of Trust Forms
#2009-28 Subordination Process For California Homebuyer’s Downpayment Assistance Program (CHDAP) Loans
#2009-21 Funding for the California Homebuyer's Downpayment Assistance Program (CHDAP)
#2008-39 Temporary Suspension of CalHFA Programs
#2008-10 Revisions to CalHFA Subordinate Financing Programs
#2007-35 New Funding for CHDAP
#2003-03 California Homebuyer's Downpayment Assistance Program (CHDAP)
#2002-35 Clarification of CalHFA Subordinate Loan New Processing Procedures
#2002-28 Clarification of Recapture Notices on CalHFA Subordinated Debt
#2002-15 Recapture Notices Now Include All CalHFA Loans Including CalHFA Subordinated Debt
#2000-19 California Homebuyer's Downpayment Assistance Program