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Program Bulletins by Year - 2016

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
#2016-25 Increased Loan Limits Effective January 1, 2017
#2016-24 Clarification to CalHFA's Rate Lock Extension Options
#2016-23 Update to CalHFA's Wire Account Policy and Elimination of the MSV-II Document
#2016-22 Updates to CalHFA's Disclosure Requirements for CalHFA Subordinate Loans and the Zero Interest Program (ZIP)
#2016-21 New Zero Interest Program Interest Rate Disclosure
#2016-20 CalHFA Offers New Rate Lock Extension Options with Lower Fees
#2016-19 Conventional High-Balance Loans Available November 1
#2016-18 Updates to CalHFA Subordinate Loan Programs
#2016-17 CalHFA Adds Additional Rate Lock Option
#2016-16 Update to the CalHFA Mortgage Credit Certificate (MCC) Tax Credit Program Fees
#2016-15 Expansion of and Updates to the Extra Credit Teacher Home Purchase Program (ECTP)
#2016-14 Updated Sales Price Limits for the CalHFA Mortgage Credit Certificate Tax Credit Program
#2016-13 Updated Income Limits for all CalHFA Loan Programs and CalHFA Mortgage Credit Certificate Tax Credit Program
#2016-12 Updates to Annual Lender Recertifications
#2016-11 CalHFA Announces New Options for ZIP Down Payment Assistance and Changes to the MyHome Program
#2016-10 Acceptance of Mortgage Electronic Registration System (MERS) for all CalHFA Subordinate Loans
#2016-09 CalHFA Announces Additional Master Servicer
#2016-08 Clarification to CalHFA's Disclosure Requirements for CalHFA Subordinate Loans
#2016-07 Increased Income Limits in High Cost Counties for CalHFA Conventional Loan Programs
#2016-06 CalHFA Releases Updated Lender Manual
#2016-05 New Net Funding Procedures for CalHFA Subordinate Loans
#2016-04 CalHFA Now Accepts Electronic Signatures on Affidavits and CalHFA Purchase Documents
#2016-03 Disclosure Requirements for CalHFA Subordinate Loans
#2016-02 Deeds of Trust Revisions for all CalHFA Subordinate Loans
#2016-01 FHA High Balance Loan Fee Due Ten Days After Closing

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Updated 02/19/2019


News & Updates

Dates for March Lender Training have been posted

Program Bulletin #2019-08 - Lower Interest Rates for Conventional Loans with no Subordinates

Program Bulletin #2019-07 - CalHFA to Add a 2% ZIP Option and Eliminate the 4% ZIP Option

Program Bulletin #2019-06 - CalHFA to Offer Lower Interest Rates on Conventional First Mortgages for Certain Eligible Borrowers

Program Bulletin #2019-05 - New Borrower's Affidavit and New Restriction on Non-Occupant Co-Signors

Program Bulletin #2019-04 - New Interest Rate for the MyHome and School Program

Program Bulletin #2019-03 - One Promissory Note and One Deed of Trust for All CalHFA Subordinate Loans

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