CAFA Gold 100

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The program offers 30-year fixed-rate FHA, VA, USDA, and Freddie Mac’s HFA AdvantageSM mortgage loans with financial assistance, silent second loans up to 100% for down payment or closing costs. No federal recapture tax provision

Second loans are 7 or 10-year terms with principal deferred, no accrued interest, and provides up to 7% of the final first mortgage loan amount. Repayment obligation is forgiven in equal monthly increments and will be 100% forgiven at maturity of the note. The 7-year term proration begins after year 2, and the 10-year term proration begins after year 5.

Map of Parishes Participating in CAFA Gold 100
Participating Parishes
Parishes NOT Approved with CAFA

Program Highlights

  • Quicker closing (UW is done in-house)

  • No additional bond or compliance packages required

  • Qualifying income NOT Household income used to qualify

  • Up to 7% Down Payment Assistance

  • No QM restrictions

  • Higher DTI (NO Ratio) and NO loan level pricing adjustments

Lenders that are approved for CAFA Gold 100 currently, can find additional resources and program guidelines here.

CAFA Gold 100 Income Limits By Parish

Parish Conventional Income Limits for All Borrowers 80% and below AMI FHA, VA, USDA Income Limit for all Borrowers Conventional Income Limits for All Borrowers 80% and above AMI
Acadia $45,300 $74,405 $79,240
Allen $46,650 $74,405 $81,620
Ascension $63,450 $91,195 $111,020
Assumption $51,750 $74,405 $82,600
Avoyelles $40,900 $74,405 $71,540
Beauregard $53,900 $77,510 $94,360
Bienville $38,700 $74,405 $58,940
Bossier $47,600 $74,405 $85,120
Caddo $47,600 $74,405 $85,120
Calcasieu $51,750 $78,660 $95,760
Caldwell $38,700 $74,405 $65,520
Cameron $51,750 $78,660 $95,760
Catahoula $47,700 $74,405 $83,440
Claiborne $38,700 $74,405 $54,880
Concordia $38,700 $74,405 $66,080
DeSoto $47,600 $74,405 $85,120
East Baton Rouge $63,450 $91,195 $111,020
East Carroll $38,700 $74,405 $44,940
East Feliciana $63,450 $91,195 $111,020
Evangeline $38,700 $74,405 $62,300
Franklin $38,700 $74,405 $67,620
Grant $48,400 $74,405 $84,700
Iberia $45,300 $74,405 $79,240
Iberville $63,450 $91,195 $111,020
Jackson $41,350 $74,405 $72,380
Jefferson $56,100 $80,615 $98,140
Jefferson Davis $45,500 $74,405 $79,660
Lafayette $54,700 $82,915 $100,940
Lafourche $54,100 $77,740 $94,640
Lincoln $46,500 $74,405 $81,340
Livingston $63,450 $91,195 109,900
Madison $38,700 $74,405 $48,300
Morehouse $38,700 $74,405 $64,400
Natchitoches $39,500 $74,405 $65,700
Ouachita $46,300 $74,405 $89,320
Pointe Coupee $63,450 $91,195 $111,020
Red River $42,300 $74,405 $74,060
Richland $38,700 $74,405 $65,100
Sabine $43,850 $74,405 $76,720
St. Bernard $56,100 $80,615 $98,140
St. Helena $63,450 $91,195 $111,020
St. James $52,950 $76,130 $92,680
St. John $56,100 $80,615 $98,140
St. Landry $38,700 $74,405 $59,920
St. Martin $54,700 $82,915 $100,940
St. Mary $42,650 $74,405 $74,620
St. Tammany $56,100 $80,615 $98,140
Tangipahoa $48,400 $74,405 $84,700
Tensas $38,700 $74,405 $46,900
Terrebonne $54,100 $77,740 $94,640
Union $46,300 $74,405 $89,320
Vermillion $52,000 $74,405 $91,000
Vernon $47,900 $74,405 $83,160
Washington $47,600 $74,405 $66,640
Webster $38,700 $74,405 $57,120
West Baton Rouge $63,450 $91,195 $111,020
West Carroll $40,000 $74,405 $68,320
West Feliciana $63,450 $91,195 $111,020
Winn $38,700 $74,405 $64,400