California Senior Housing Resources

We have put together this page to help seniors in California find help and information pertaining to housing issues, including foreclosure, renting, and home ownership. CA is the most populous of the 50 states, boasting nearly 40 million people, 10% of whom are over the age of 60.

Below, you will find:

  1. Relevant reverse mortgage data
  2. Local HUD offices
  3. Local housing counselors

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Largest California Reverse Mortgage Lenders

More HECM loans have been originated in California (16,000+) than in the next two states, Texas & Florida, combined. Because of the enormous market, there is no shortage of lenders offering the product. Below, you will find a list of the largest lenders, along with a list of the largest since 2012, when major players such as Wells Fargo and Bank of America exited the industry.

All Time:

Lender Loans Total Principal Limit
WELLS FARGO BANK NA 35565 8052793487
FINANCIAL FREEDOM SENIOR FUNDING CORP 8536 1585159027
GENWORTH FINANCIAL HM EQUITY ACCESS INC 5762 1224966292
SEATTLE MORTGAGE COMPANY 5107 1139493658
BANK OF AMERICA NA CHARLOTTE 5082 1415284807
AMERICAN ADVISORS GROUP 2900 680575043
GENERATION MORTGAGE COMPANY 2807 608224887
SECURITY ONE LENDING 2726 728452387
SENIOR FUNDING ASSOCIATES 2484 606671511
ONE REVERSE MORTGAGE LLC 2136 490439637
METLIFE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION 2119 568116126
LIBERTYSTREET FINANCIAL GROUP 2044 509571372
HOME CENTER MORTGAGE 1962 411569333
REVERSE MORTGAGES OF CA IN 1925 368786698
REVERSE MORTGAGE SOLUTIONS INC 1898 529704032
NEW HORIZONS REVERSE MORTGAGE INC 1766 363089883
PACIFIC REVERSE MORTGAGE INC 1521 298705450
LIBERTY HOME EQUITY SOLUTIONS INC 1314 339275744
SENIOR AMERICAN FUNDING INC 1302 315013950

Since 2012:

Lender Loans Total Principal Limit
AMERICAN ADVISORS GROUP 2411 562403505
REVERSE MORTGAGE SOLUTIONS INC 1874 524695531
LIBERTY HOME EQUITY SOLUTIONS INC 1314 339275744
SECURITY ONE LENDING 1260 346235317
ONE REVERSE MORTGAGE LLC 1184 268705776
OPEN MORTGAGE LLC 687 192136025
PROFICIO MORTGAGE VENTURES LLC 638 169801888
METLIFE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION 624 162492549
HIGH TECH LENDING INC 602 166435999
GREENLIGHT FINANCIAL SERVICES 511 130363437

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Rates

Every month, the HUD publishes data on all of the reverse mortgages that closed. The data indicate the interest rate on the loan, which is likely the most reliable source for gauging the market. You may not be able to find the exact rate listed here – these are averages after all – but this table should give you a solid starting point in your search.

Date Fixed Rate Adjustable Rate
2014-01-01 4.97% 2.48%
2014-02-01 4.94% 2.50%
2014-03-01 4.95% 2.54%
2014-04-01 4.99% 2.56%
2014-05-01 4.98% 2.56%
2014-06-01 4.95% 2.55%
2014-07-01 4.96% 2.58%
2014-08-01 4.87% 2.61%
2014-09-01 4.91% 2.66%
2014-10-01 4.93% 2.68%
2014-11-01 4.90% 2.73%
2014-12-01 4.91% 2.79%
2015-01-01 4.87% 2.86%
2015-02-01 4.94% 2.93%
2015-03-01 4.91% 3.00%
2015-04-01 4.90% 3.11%
2015-05-01 4.89% 3.13%
2015-06-01 4.87% 3.17%
2015-07-01 4.85% 3.24%
2015-08-01 4.89% 3.24%
2015-09-01 4.90% 3.24%
2015-10-01 4.92% 3.26%
2015-11-01 4.88% 3.32%
2015-12-01 4.89% 3.40%

Local Lenders

Cliff Johnsen, North Point Financial
4137 Willow Landing Road
Chico, CA 95928
reversemortgagechico@gmail.com
530-342-1665​​​

Department of Housing and Urban Development Offices

Los Angeles

Serving: Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Mono, Inyo, San Diego and Imperial Counties

AT&T Building
611 West Sixth Street, Suite 801
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 894-8000

San Francisco

Serving: San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Sonoma, Solano, Santa Cruz, San Benito, Monterey, Del Norte, Humbolt, Mendocino and Lake Counties; Northern 23 California Counties: Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, El Dorado, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Tuolumne, Yolo, and Yuba Counties; Stanislaus, Madera, Merced, Mariposa, Fresno, Kings, Tulare and Kern Counties in California’s Central Valley

1 Sansome Street, Suite 1200
San Francisco, CA 94104
(415) 489-6771

Santa Ana

Serving: Orange, San Bernardino, and Riverside Counties

34 Civic Center Plaza, Room 7015
Santa Ana, CA 92701-4003
(714) 796-5577

Housing Counselors

CABRILLO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
Agency ID: 81343
702 COUNTY SQUARE DRIVE
VENTURA, CA 93003-5450
(805) 659-6868 ext 130 | http://www.cabrilloedc.org

CCCS OF SAN FRANCISCO
Agency ID: 80646
595 MARKET ST FL 15
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94105-2824
(415) 788-0288 | https://www.cccssf.org/

CLEARPOINT CREDIT COUNSELING SOLUTIONS – COMMERCE BRANCH
Agency ID: 84891
SUITE 390
6055 E WASHINGTON BLVD
COMMERCE, CA 90040-2449
(800) 750-2227 | http://www.clearpointccs.org

CLEARPOINT CREDIT COUNSELING SOLUTIONS – GLENDALE BRANCH
Agency ID: 80613
200 N MARYLAND AVE STE 102
GLENDALE, CA 91206-4275
(877) 877-1995 | http://www.clearpointccs.org

CLEARPOINT CREDIT COUNSELING SOLUTIONS – GRANADA HILLS BRANCH
Agency ID: 81169
SUITE 301
16800 DEVONSHIRE ST
GRANADA HILLS, CA 91344-7403
(877) 877-1995 | http://www.clearpointccs.org

CLEARPOINT CREDIT COUNSELING SOLUTIONS – SACRAMENTO BRANCH
Agency ID: 80810
1750 HOWE AVE STE 125
SACRAMENTO, CA 95825-3368
(877) 877-1995 | http://www.clearpointccs.org

CLEARPOINT CREDIT COUNSELING SOLUTIONS – SAN BERNARDINO BRANCH
Agency ID: 83887
242 E AIRPORT DR STE 210
SAN BERNARDINO, CA 92408-3450
(877) 877-1995 | http://www.clearpointccs.org

CLEARPOINT CREDIT COUNSELING SOLUTIONS INC. – FRESNO BRANCH
Agency ID: 81060
SUITE 107
4969 E MCKINLEY AVE
FRESNO, CA 93727-1968
(877) 877-1995 | http://www.clearpointccs.org

CONSUMER CREDIT COUNSELING SERVICE OF ORANGE COUNTY
Agency ID: 80684
1920 OLD TUSTIN AVE
SANTA ANA, CA 92705-7811
(714) 547-2227 | http://www.cccsoc.org

INLAND FAIR HOUSING AND MEDIATION BOARD
Agency ID: 80034
1500 S HAVEN AVE STE 100
ONTARIO, CA 91761-2970
(909) 984-2254 | http://www.ifhmb.com

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REAL ESTATE BROKERS-INVESTMENT DIVISION, INC
Agency ID: 80759
7677 OAKPORT STREET, SUITE 1030, 10TH FL
OAKLAND, CA 94621-1929
(510) 268-9792 | http://www.nidonline.org

NEIGHBORHOOD PARTNERSHIP HOUSING SERVICES, INC.
Agency ID: 81110
320 W G ST STE 103
ONTARIO, CA 91762-3233
(909) 988-5979 | http://nphs.info

PROJECT SENTINEL
Agency ID: 81203
1490 EL CAMINO REAL
SANTA CLARA, CA 95050-4609
(408) 720-9888 | http://housing.org/

SPRINGBOARD – SHINE CENTER (LATHAM)
Agency ID: 84701
S.H.I.N.E. CENTER – 4351 LATHAM STREET
RIVERSIDE, CA 92501-1749
(800) 947-3752 | www.homeownership.org

SPRINGBOARD NON-PROFIT CONSUMER CREDIT MANAGEMENT, INC
Agency ID: 82722
4351 LATHAM ST
RIVERSIDE, CA 92501-1749
(800) 947-3752 | http://www.homeownership.org

SUREPATH FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS
Agency ID: 80640
CAMARILLO, CA 93010
80 N WOOD RD STE 200
CAMARILLO, CA 93010-8311
(805) 383-7700 | http://www.surepath.org

WISE & HEALTHY AGING
Agency ID: 84107
2ND FLOOR
1527 4TH ST
SANTA MONICA, CA 90401-2358
(310) 394-9871 | http://www.wiseandhealthyaging.org