CHF Platinum™ — participant guide

Program Index

Program sponsored by California home finance authority (CHF)*


The CHF Platinum Program is designed to provide down payment assistance in conjunction with the purchase of a primary residence in California. For more information, please see the information below.

program guidelines

news / Updates

lender/broker participation

CHF Platinum is available to Correspondent Lenders through US Bank. Please contact the US Bank Home Mortgage MRBP division to obtain US Bank Correspondent Approval.

US Bank MRBP Division
(800) 562-5165

*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.

program training

Please visit our Online Training Calendar for a list of upcoming trainings for this program.

Additional Resources

Marketing Assistance

The following marketing materials are for CHF Participating Lenders to use when promoting the Platinum Program. They are in pdf template format with input fields for adding contact info.

By downloading the following materials, you are identifying yourself as a CHF Participating Lender for the CHF Platinum Progam and agreeing to abide by the Marketing Guidelines.

NHF does not promote nor market this program directly to potential homebuyers. Instead, we assist participating lenders with advertising loan programs by providing marketing literature such as brochures and flyers. Learn more…