The Transition Assistance Program from KYHC

Receive $5,000 In Relocation Assistance

The Transition Assistance Program (“TAP”) from KYHC is one of CalHFA MAC’s federally funded programs developed to provide eligible homeowners with transition assistance when it is determined that they can no longer afford their home. TAP will be used in conjunction with short sale and deed-in-lieu programs to help homeowners make a smooth transition to housing. Homeowners will be required to occupy and maintain the property until the home is sold or returned to the lender as negotiated.

Program funds will be available on a one-time only basis up to $5,000 per household and can be used or layered with other CalHFA MAC HHF programs. Funds will be sent to the homeowner after the short sale or deed-in-lieu of foreclosure closing. Funds are intended to help the homeowner secure new housing (e.g., rent, moving expenses, and security deposits) and will also be available for transition assistance counseling services. CalHFA MAC envisions that these monies would be used to complement other federal or lender programs designed specifically to stabilize communities by providing assistance to homeowners who have suffered a financial hardship and as a result are no longer financially able to afford their first-lien mortgage loan payments or their Property Expenses when associated with a Federal Housing Administration (“FHA”) Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (“HECM”) loan, only.


• Current, unpaid principal balance (“UPB”) (includes the interest-bearing unpaid principal balance and any existing non-interest bearing forbearance balance) of the first-lien mortgage loan is not greater than $729,750.

• For FHA HECM loans, the mortgage balance may not be greater than $625,500.

• The property securing the mortgage loan must not be abandoned, vacant or condemned.

• The applicant must own and occupy the single family, 1-4 unit home (an attached or detached house or a condominium unit) located in California and it must be their primary residence. Mobile homes are eligible if they are permanently affixed to the real property that is secured by the first lien.

TAP assistance will be available until  December 31, 2020 or until fully reserved.