GSFA Platinum® — Guide

Lender Participation Guide

GSFA Platinum® Program

Information in this Participation Guide is intended for mortgage professionals only. The Guide furnishes Lenders (and real estate professionals) with complete program guidelines and an understanding of the steps to be taken to begin participating in and/or originating GSFA Platinum Program transactions. It is organized by the tabs below, for easy reference.

NOTE: Homebuyers interested in the GSFA Platinum Program will want to Contact Us or a Participating Lender for more information and/or a program application.

Click on the tabs below to display contents.

GSFA Platinum® Term Sheets
Program Updates (Single-Family Bulletins)
Income Limits
Reservation System
US Bank Approval (Master Servicer)

Obtain approval as a Correspondent Lender with Servicer, US Bank, HFA Division

  • Website:
  • Toll-free (800) 562-5165 (no voice mail)
  • E-mail:
GSFA Approval

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

US Bank Support
  • Lender Management
    • For new or reactivation package requests, general inquiries on new or existing lenders, all existing account inquiries.
    • E-mail:
  • Client Support
    • For HFA program related inquiries.
    • 1-800-562-5165, Option 2
    • E-mail:
  • HFA Customer Care
    • Contact for post-closing/pre-funding status requests, questions on deficiencies, pooling, and post-closing/pre-funding policies and procedures.
    • 1-800-562-5165, Option 1
    • E-mail:
  • Lenders can also refer to the HFA Lending Directory that is in the Lending Guide in AllRegs.
    • Website:
    • Scroll down to ‘Discover customized partnerships for HFA lending’ section
    • Select the Select the ‘HFA Guidelines’ link
Training and Education

We offer a variety of resources to help our business partners understand and utilize the GSFA homeownership programs.

Please visit our Training and Education page for upcoming webinars and other educational resources specifically for Lenders and Real Estate Professionals.

Homebuyer Tri-fold Brochure - Lender/Realtor Template
Platinum "Select" Occupations Tri-fold Brochure - Lender/Realtor Template
Platinum "Select" Occupations Flyer - Lender/Realtor Template
Platinum "Select" USDA Tri-fold Brochure - Lender/Realtor Template
Platinum "Select" USDA Flyer - Lender/Realtor Template
Platinum "Assist-to-Own" Tri-fold Brochure - Lender/Realtor Template
Platinum "Assist-to-Own" Flyer - Lender/Realtor Template

GSFA Platinum® Program

Down Payment Assistance Up to 5.5% — Not Limited to First-Time Homebuyers

Imagine what down payment assistance could do for your borrowers.

Program Overview

The GSFA Platinum Program provides financial assistance, up to 5.5% of the Loan Amount, to qualifying homebuyers in conjunction with a variety of First Mortgage Loans, including Conventional, FHA, VA and USDA loans. There is no requirement that an applicant be a first-time homebuyer to qualify.

The assistance is provided in a variety of forms, depending on the Program option and amount of assistance…

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