About Golden State Finance Authority (GSFA)

Who We Are and What We Do

Supporting Affordable Homeownership in California for 25 Years

Golden State Finance Authority (GSFA), is a California Joint Powers Authority and a duly constituted public entity and agency, the mission of which is to provide affordable housing and contribute to the social and economic well-being of California residents.

The Authority was organized in 1993 and exists under and by virtue of Articles 1-4 of Chapter 5 of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code of the State of California.

GSFA has distinguished itself as a leader in housing finance in California for over two decades helping over 72,700 individuals and families purchase a home. GSFA has provided more than $517.7 million in down payment assistance and participated in financing of $600 million in energy efficiency improvement projects.


Our Story (1993-2018)*

  • Assisted more than 72,700 individuals or families to purchase or refinance homes;
  • Provided more than $517.7 million in down payment assistance;
  • Participated in over $11.6 billion in loan financing of first and second mortgages;
  • Issued $2.7 billion in tax exempt and taxable mortgage revenue bonds; and
  • Participated in financing over 27,200 residential and commercial energy efficiency projects.

* Data current as of 01/03/2018.




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