HFAs & Public Entities

Together with our lender partners, we work directly with many Housing Finance Agencies to provide mortgage lending options designed to help them bridge the affordable housing gap in the communities they serve.

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Serve more borrowers with HFA Preferred

HFA Preferred™ is our 3% down payment conventional mortgage designed to help participating HFAs serve low- to moderate-income borrowers exclusively through their lender partners.

HFA Preferred benefits

  • Down payment assistance available through many HFAs
  • No loan-level price adjustments (LLPAs)
  • No first-time home-buyer requirement*
  • Borrower income limits set by the HFA
  • Cancellable mortgage insurance and reduced MI coverage requirements

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How HFA Preferred competes

HFA Preferred may offer the borrower cost savings over the long term and can help lenders reach growing market segments. Click here for detailed comparison.

Benefits HFA Preferred Mortgage FHA
Down payment as low as 3% Yes No
Cancellable mortgage insurance* Yes No
Lender can order the appraisal immediately Yes No
No geographic restrictions on loan amounts Yes No
Day 1 Certainty™ freedom from reps & warrants available Yes No

*Restrictions may apply.

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