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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 - Miscellaneous

Date Title
#2016-23 Update to CalHFA's Wire Account Policy and Elimination of the MSV-II Document
#2016-09 CalHFA Announces Additional Master Servicer
#2015-14 CalHFA opens all Loan Programs to Mortgage Brokers
#2015-01 Streamlined Subordination Process For All CalHFA Junior Loans
#2014-21 Returned Wire Penalty Fees
#2014-19 Property Eligibility Update
#2014-14 CalHFA FHA First Mortgages to Allow Manufactured Homes
#2014-12 CalHFA Allowable Lender Fees Increase from 2% to 3%
#2014-11 CalHFA First Loan Programs Now Extended to Non First-Time Homebuyers
#2014-06 New Maximum Debt-to-Income Ratio
#2013-05 CalHFA's Procedure to Address HUD's Mortgagee Letter 2013-14
#2013-04 Rental Policy for CalHFA Loans
#2011-21 Updates to the Property Flipping Policy for CalHFA FHA Loan Program
#2011-05 Suspension of Temporary Buydowns
#2010-13 Property Flipping Policy for CalHFA FHA and Cal30SM Conventional Loan Programs
#2010-10 Rental Policy for CalHFA Loans
#2009-22 Appraiser Requirements for CalHFA Loans Updated
#2009-16 First-Time Homebuyer Exemption for Veterans
#2009-15 New Flood Determination and Power of Attorney Requirements
#2009-14 Foreclosure Avoidance and Loss Mitigation Program
#2009-13 CalHFA Condominium Requirements for Conventional Loans Updated
#2009-02 Tax Impound Accounts and Declining Property Values
#2008-40 Loan Pipeline Honored for Temporarily Suspended CalHFA Programs
#2008-39 Temporary Suspension of CalHFA Programs
#2008-33 Homebuyer Education Counseling Required On All CalHFA Conventional and Subordinate Loan Programs
#2008-28 Revised Foreclosure and Conventional Claim Filing Instructions
#2008-27 CalHFA Confidentiality Policy
#2008-23 Program Requirements Reminder
#2008-22 Amendment To Program Bulletin #2008-20
#2008-20 Assumptions Discontinued For All Conventional CalHFA Loans
#2008-15 Expiration of the First-Time Homebuyer Exemption for Veterans
#2007-44 Closing Requirements for Properties Needing Repairs
#2007-42 Foreclosure Avoidance
#2007-39 CalHFA Approved Lenders Certification of Property Conditions
#2007-38 California Wildfires
#2007-34 Appraiser Requirements for CalHFA Loans
#2007-32 Annual Recertification Requirements for CalHFA-approved Lenders
#2007-26 CalHFA Confidentiality Policy
#2007-25 Notice to Lenders Servicers Regarding West Nile Virus Alert
#2007-23 Program Requirements Reminder
#2007-09 First-time Homebuyer Exemption for Veterans
#2007-04 Revised Program Requirements
#2007-01 Updated Tax Service Contract Fee
#2006-23 CalHFA Confidentiality Policy
#2006-15 Summary of Changes to California Civil Code 2924 Regarding Trustee Sales Relating to Servicing of CalHFA Loans
#2006-14 Program Clarification

Modification To Lender Access System (LAS) To Collect Loan Officer Information

#2005-23 California State University, Channel Islands University Glen, Ventura County
#2005-11 100% Fully Amortizing Conventional Loans
#2005-02 Lender Access System (LAS) Enhancement
#2004-22 HUD - Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
#2004-15 Payoff Demands on CalHFA Subordinate Loans
#2004-11 Increase of Lender's Allowable Origination Fee
#2004-05 Payment of Real Estate Taxes on First Deed of Trust loans service released to CalHFA
#2003-35 Reinstating Purchase of FHA- Insured Condominium Loans
#2003-32 California Fires
#2003-28 Temporary Suspension of General Insurance and Special Risk Insurance
Endorsement Authority
#2003-16 Updated Lender Program Manual
#2002-31 Independent Loan Purchase
#2002-29 Computerized Conditional Approvals/Suspensions
#2002-20 Earthquake Insurance Requirement Removed
#2002-07 Summary of California Reconveyance Changes for 2002
#1999-15 Automated Underwriting (AU) for FHA Loans