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 email@example.com 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
Program Bulletin #2020-08 - Updated Income Limits for All CalHFA First and Subordinate Mortgages
Program Bulletin #2020-07 - Elimination of Sales Price Limits
Program Bulletin #2020-06 - Updated Debt-to-Income Ratio Requirements for All Borrowers
Latest Enews Announcements
Enews 06/11/20: CalHFA's June At-Home Update With Molly Ellis
Enews 06/02/20: CalHFA Offices Will Be Closed Tuesday, And Staff Are Working Remotely
Enews 06/01/20: CalHFA Is Conducting Business During Protests
Enews announcements can be found on our Archived Page