GSFA Platinum® — Down Payment Assistance Program

Provides Down Payment and Closing Cost Assistance, up to 5.5% of the Mortgage Loan

GSFA Platinum® Lender Participant Guide

Note: GSFA Platinum "Select" and GSFA Member County "Assist-to-Own" DPA are part of the GSFA Platinum Program.

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

The Participant Guide contains links to program guidelines, term sheets, and much more for GSFA Platinum Participating Lenders.

View the tab "Participation Guidelines & Training" for details on how to become an approved lender or get training on procedures for processing a GSFA Platinum Program transaction.


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Lender Participation

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

  1. US Bank Approval
    GSFA 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

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

Live Online Webinars

GSFA Platinum® Program - Full Program Training

Conference Call-in Number: (877) 607-5440 | Conference Code: 0000
Pre-registration is strongly recommended, as space is limited.

    NOTE: This includes Lender Training on the GSFA Member County "Assist-to-Own" DPA now available!

Additional Resources

US Bank Loan Delivery and Funding Training — Pre-recorded Training

Freddie Mac HFA Advantage® — Features and Guidelines

The Freddie Mac HFA Advantage® mortgage is a conventional mortgage product available exclusively to housing finance agencies (HFAs) seeking strategic solutions to diversify their product offerings and portfolio mix while expanding homeownership responsibly.

Whether your HFA is a Freddie Mac Seller/Servicer or sells through one or more Freddie Mac Seller/Servicer partners, HFA Advantage offers enhanced flexibility for maximum financing. More...

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 Platinum Participating Lender and agree to abide by the GSFA Marketing Guidelines.

    • General Homebuyer Tri-fold Brochure | English | Spanish — Updated 08/18/22
    • General Homebuyer Flyer | English | Spanish — Updated 08/18/22

    • Platinum "Select" Occupations - Tri-fold Brochure | English — Updated June 2022
    • Platinum "Select" Occupations - Flyer | English — Updated June 2022

    • Platinum "Select" USDA - Tri-fold Brochure | English — Updated June 2022
    • Platinum "Select" USDA - Flyer | English — Updated June 2022

    • Platinum "Assist-to-Own" - Tri-fold Brochure | English | Spanish — Updated 08/10/22
    • Platinum "Assist-to-Own" - Flyer | English | Spanish — Updated 06/22/22



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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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