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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

How to become a CalHFA-approved lender >>

How to remain a CalHFA-approved lender >>

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 lendertraining@calhfa.ca.gov 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 340
500 Capitol Mall, Ste. 400
Sacramento, CA  95814

For additional information about this subject, please contact Sharyl Silva at 916.326.8687 or by email at LenderTraining@calhfa.ca.gov.

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Updated 8/17/2018

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News & Updates

Dates for August Lender Training have been posted

Program Bulletin #2018-16 - New, Simplified CalHFA Borrower's Affidavit and Certification

Program Bulletin #2018-15 - CalHFA Conventional Loan Programs to Allow Manufactured Housing

Program Bulletin #2018-14 - CalHFA to Implement Fannie Mae's 3.2 File Format in MAS

Enews announcements can be found on our Archived Page

Suspense Inquiries

For suspense items, refer to our MAS

Files in suspense status will only be reviewed once all suspense items are uploaded into MAS. Files are reviewed in date order and are given a rush review.

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Lenders receive a 1% Service Release Premium in addition to the origination fee on all CalHFA first mortgages!

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Sacramento Headquarters
500 Capitol Mall, Ste. 1400
Sacramento, CA 95814
877.9.CalHFA (877.922.5432)
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