increasing homeownership

 

Providing and managing various Programs to assist homebuyers and homeowners

NHF's focus on supporting and preserving affordable homeownership grows out of the significant benefits of homeownership for families and individuals and the cities, counties and communities in which they live. Learn more…


Thousands of families and individuals who can qualify for a mortgage loan may still need assistance to reach the dream of homeownership. NHF's goal is to meet the needs of today's homebuyers through the developement and management of various homeownership programs. Each program offers a unique source of assistance, whether that is down payment and/or closing cost assistance, or possibly a tax credit through a Mortgage Credit Certificate. All programs have specific program guidelines. To learn more, visit the Program Index.

over 72,000 homebuyers helped

  • NHF, jointly with it's affiliate housing finance authority California Home Finance Authority (CHF)*, has participated in the financing of 72,791 home purchases, totaling in excess of $9.6 billion in first and second mortgages. (Data current as of 07/29/2014)
  • Our homeownership programs are made available to potential homebuyers through a network of qualified lenders. Visit our Program Index for program descriptions, applicable guidelines and particpation requirements.
  • For more about who we are, visit the page About Us.


*California Home Finance Authority (CHF) was formerly known as California Rural Home Mortgage Finance Authority (or CRHMFA Homebuyers Fund). A formal name change is pending.