Program Bulletins - Miscellaneous

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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.

Program Bulletins
Bulletin # Title
#2022-02 Updated Minimum Credit Score Requirements for All Borrowers
#2021-10 Increased Loan Limits and New CalHFA Maximum Loan Amount for CalHFA VA
#2020-03 CalHFA Single Family Lending Continuity of Business Operations
#2019-25 Increased Conventional and Government Loan Limits Effective January 1, 2020
#2019-24 Change in Extension Fees on CalHFA’s First Mortgage Loan Products
#2019-22 Updated Minimum Credit Score Requirements for All Borrowers
#2019-19 2019 Extension Fee Reduction on CalHFA’s First Mortgage Loan Products
#2019-05 Elimination of Resubordination Process
#2018-19 CalHFA and the California Wildfires
#2018-18 New Mortgage Purchase Master Agreement
#2018-17 Additional Requirements to Resubordinate All CalHFA Subordinate Loans
#2018-13 CalHFA Eliminates Business Income Overlay
#2018-10 CalHFA to Offer Purchase Assistance to Borrowers affected by Natural Disasters in California
#2018-08 90-Day Rate Lock Option Eliminated
#2018-07 Elimination of APN Restriction
#2018-06 CalHFA to Purchase Loans Twice Weekly via ACH Transfer
#C2017-38 Lakeview/Bayview New Address
#2017-15 Extension Fee Reduction on CalHFA’s First Mortgage Loan Products
#2017-07 Escrow Holdbacks Allowed & Name Change for the Notice of Conditional Approval
#2017-04 CalHFA Enhances Homebuyer Education
#2017-03 Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU)
#2017-02 Update to Resubordination Process For All CalHFA Subordinate Loans
#2017-01 CalHFA Streamlines Lender Application and Lender Recertification

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Latest Bulletins

Program Bulletin #2022-09 - Forgivable Equity Builder Loan Updates to Combined-Loan-to-Value

Program Bulletin #2022-08 - Change in Extension Fees on CalHFA's First Mortgage Loan Products

Program Bulletin #2022-07 - Updates to the Maximum DTI

Latest Enews Announcements

Enews 06/06/22: Program Bulletin #2022-08

Enews 06/06/22: Program Bulletin #2022-07

Enews 06/01/22: Program Bulletin #2022-06

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