Single Family Programs

Single Family Lending

The Single Family Lending division works to help low to moderate income homebuyers and others purchase homes in California. Traditionally, this has been accomplished through the financing of first mortgages and down payment assistance. The division also works with lending partners, municipalities and others in the private and public sectors to facilitate homeownership.


  • Processed more than 6,300 reservations including first mortgages, down payment assistance and mortgage credit certificates.
  • Rebuilt its lending network to include more than 85 approved lenders and reinstated its first mortgage program.
  • Received $28.8 million in repayments from Housing Enabled by Local Partnerships (HELP) and Residential Development Loan Program (RDLP) loans.
  • Distributed more than 3,580 leads to CalHFA Preferred Loan Officers.