Become a CalHFA Direct Lender
CalHFA works with dozens of partner lending institutions to offer low interest rate loans to low to moderate income homebuyers. Becoming a CalHFA approved lender may take some time, and the time is worth it, both to your bottom line and to your community. We hope you read further about the benefits of becoming a CalHFA approved lender, and what the process entails
Please return all completed documents and required attachments by:
Electronic Submission (Preferred):
CalHFA no longer accepts applications in the form of flash drives, CDs, DVDs or non CalHFA file transfer methods. To send an application please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and instructions for submitting an application will be emailed to you shortly.
Original application & cashier check must be sent overnight
Overnight Delivery Address:
California Housing Finance Agency
Single Family Lender Services– MS 915
500 Capitol Mall, Ste. 400
Sacramento, CA 95814
For additional information about this subject, please contact Molly Ellis at 916.326.8680 or Catherine Relyea at 916.326.8077 or by email at LenderTraining@calhfa.ca.gov.
The Scenario Calculator helps you compare CalHFA loans to determine what loan scenario works best for your client.
News & Updates
Dates for November Lender Training have been posted
Program Bulletin #2021-08 - Updated CalHFA Borrower's Affidavit & Certification and elimination of the CalHFA 5 acre maximum lot size requirement
Program Bulletin #2021-07 - CalHFA supports the building of Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) to create more affordable housing options in California
Program Bulletin #2021-06 - MyHome Loan Amount Cap to Increase to $15,000
Latest Enews Announcements
Enews 10/04/21: CalHFA is removing the five acres maximum lot size requirement
Enews 08/20/21: HAF Plan Submitted to U.S. Treasury
Enews 07/20/21: Tiena Johnson Hall is California Housing Finance Agency's New Executive Director
Enews announcements can be found on our Archived Page