Resources for Lenders

Welcome lenders!  This program owes its success to the many approved lenders who help homebuyers along the Front Range area realize the dream of homeownership. 

  • Government and Conventional, 30-year fixed rate loans
  • Up to 6% assistance as 3-year forgivable 2nd lien
  • Primary residence, purchase only, no first-time homebuyer requirement
  • No purchase price limits (set by Agency guidelines)
  • Helps borrowers with income up to $150,000

Becoming an approved lender

To become an approved lender for the metroDPA program, please complete the following form.

Products and second loan documents

Notice: These rates are provided for informational purposes only. The rates shown within the Lakeview Correspondent Client portal are the rates at which loans must be locked. For any discrepancies between rates posted here and rates shown inside the LLS client portal, the rates inside the Lakeview client portal control.

Notice:When initiating any second loan, lenders are responsible for ensuring they match the version of the second loan documents to the version shown here. The version number is listed on the bottom of the first page of the PDF file.

Approved Homebuyer Education Providers

Or other FNMA or FHLMC acceptable provider as applicable (per AUS utilized).

Lender Training & Guidance

For the following items, go to the Lakeview Correspondent Client portal.

Correspondent Client Reference Guide - This Lakeview job aid walks you through how to log in, add a new loan file to the system, how to price and lock a loan, how to upload loan documents, and view helpful reports in the system.

Locking and Pricing a metroDPA Loan paired with a Second (Brief video available online now)

Naming Convention Quick Reference Guide – This job aid outlines the very specific naming conventions that the Lakeview system requires for loan document upload.

Where is metroDPA available?

Jurisdictions currently participating in the program are shown below. Mortgage loans can only be made within the City and County of Denver and within the incorporated areas of Cities & Towns or the unincorporated areas of Counties:

Over time additional jurisdictions may be available. Lenders will be notified as other cities, towns and counties choose to participate. Mortgage loans can also be made within the unincorporated areas of the following areas:

Adams County
Arapahoe County
Boulder County
Broomfield County
Denver County
Douglas County*
Jefferson County
Larimer County

*includes Highlands Ranch

Please note that a mailing address is not always an accurate indication of where a property is located. It is the lender’s responsibility to verify that the property is within the eligible lending area.

More information or need Assistance?

To learn more about the program, click here. The metroDPA team is available to answer questions and help lenders navigate program offerings.

For underwriting questions, contact Lakeview directly at:
or call 855-253-8439 (85-LAKEVIEW), Option 2 – Underwriting Scenario Desk.

National Housing Finance Group:
C. Scott Riffle, Marc Paskulin, DeDe Cross and Diana Minardi
720.673.3947 or 720.673.3948

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