GSFA "In-Person" Training Events for Mortgage Professionals (Various cities in May)
Mortgage professionals, you are invited to explore the homebuyer assistance programs provided by Golden State Finance Authority at an upcoming On-site/In-Person training workshop in May. Highly recommended for loan officers, originators, processors and underwriters. Content is also useful for real estate professionals. More...
Declared both a state and federal disaster, the Valley Fire destroyed more than 1,300 homes and multi-family residences, and more than 600 other structures when it burned more than 76,000 acres in September 2015. One hundred percent of the GSFA funds will be used for these direct assistance purposes. Full Release...
SACRAMENTO, CA – Golden State Finance Authority (GSFA) announced today providing $150,000 to Calaveras County to further efforts to provide safe and sanitary interim housing to individuals and families displaced from their primary residence by the Butte Fire. More...
Golden State Finance Authority
1215 K Street, Suite 1650
Sacramento, CA 95814
Attention GSFA Participating Contractors: Program updates to GSFA's energy efficiency financing program have been published.
View Bulletin #16-0315.
GSFA shared Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI)'s post. "Are energy efficiency upgrades really worth it?"
IN THE NEWS - Golden State Finance Authority Provides Lake County $350,000 to Assist Victims of Valley Fire. News Release
Attention CAR Members. Your CAR Finance Helpline provides a wealth of resources for you, including information on homeownership programs, such as those provided by GSFA.
GSFA shared C.A.R. Finance Helpline Additional Resources.
GSFA Platinum™ Grants Reach $87 Million (and other program updates).
GSFA shared Freddie Mac's article: "The Truth about Down Payment and Down Payment Assistance"
"Freddie Mac has long allowed for 5 percent down, and our Home Possible AdvantageSM mortgage is available to qualified borrowers with as little as 3 percent down, which can even be raised by a gift from a family member or employer or a grant from a government agency."
GSFA is a local housing finance authority and a duly constituted public entity and agency, organized in 1993 and existing under and by virtue of Title 1 of the Government Code of the State of California (Articles 1-4 of Chapter 5 of Division 7).
GSFA has supported affordable homeownership in California for over two decades, providing homeownership programs featuring competitive interest rates and down payment assistance.
Over the past 20 years GSFA has helped more than 63,400 individuals and families purchase homes and more than 10,100 homeowners make energy efficiency home upgrades.
* According to findings from the second annual America at Home survey commissioned by NeighborWorks America."