GSFA OpenDoors™ — Down Payment Assistance Program

A New Homeownership Program from GSFA, featuring up to 7% in down payment assistance

GSFA OpenDoors™ Lender Participant Guide

Information in this Participant Guide is intended for mortgage professionals only. Homebuyers interested in the GSFA OpenDoors Program will want to Contact Us for a referral to a GSFA OpenDoors Participating Lender for more information and/or a program application.


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General Guidelines




Program Income Limits

Single-Family Program Updates (Bulletins)

Lender Participation

Setup as a GSFA OpenDoors Participating Lender is a 2-step process, as follows:

  1. Servicer Approval (Gateway Mortgage Group)

    Please Contact GSFA for assistance with this step.

  2. GSFA Approval
    Complete and return to GSFA signed copies of the following documents:

Live Online Webinars

GSFA OpenDoors™ Program - Full Program Training

Pre-registration is strongly recommended, as space is limited.

      Click Here to Register for any of the following:

    • Thursday, January 23, 2020 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PST
    • Tuesday, January 28, 2020 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM PST
    • Tuesday, February 4, 2020 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM PST
    • Tuesday, February 11, 2020 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PST
    • Thursday, February 20, 2020 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM PST
    • Thursday, February 27, 2020 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PST

Marketing Templates

The marketing literature provided below is for use by Participating Lenders ONLY. The literature is available for download in PDF format for ease of printing. The templates are intentionally designed with blank input fields for the Participating Lender to add company and contact information before printing.


By downloading and using the templates below, you certify that you are a GSFA OpenDoors Participating Lender and agree to abide by the GSFA Marketing Guidelines.

    • General Homebuyer Tri-fold Brochure | English | Spanish — Updated Oct 2019
    • General Homebuyer Flyer | English | Spanish — Updated July 2019



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Should you have further questions about the above documents, loan program specifics, participation requirements, etc., please Contact Us directly at (855) 740-8422 or email .


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