Lending Partners

Housing Trust Silicon Valley has developed long standing relationships with financial institutions, local mortgage brokers and nonprofit housing lenders assisting first time homebuyers with the purchase of their home.

We welcome participation from all lenders and encourages them to Join the Lender Contact list and receive updates on new guidelines, programs, and training classes. In addition you can learn about the Homeownership Programs we offer:

Please download and review the Lender requirements and instructions for participation. You can also attend a quarterly lender training class held by the Homeownership Programs Department (See the calendar for class details).

Training for Mortgage Loan Originators

We recommend lender training for mortgage loan originators to familiarize themselves with available homeownership programs, program guidelines, and the application/loan process.

How to become a Certified Mortgage Loan Originator:

  • Attend a training and pass a Down Payment Assistance Lending 101 exam

How to become a Preferred Mortgage Loan Originator

  • Attend a training and pass a Down Payment Assistance Lending 101 exam
  • Invitation by HTSV to participate
  • Additional Training and pass exam