California 2020 FHA Loan Limits
Loan Limits in California
For more details about the loan limits (including FHA Limits, HECM Limits, and Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac loan limits) in any of California's counties, choose the county from the interactive map or the list below.
Highest Loan Limit ($1,472,550)
† Lowest limit for homes with four living-units. There are lower limits for homes with fewer living-units.
Loan Limits by County in California (58 counties)
How to qualify for an FHA Loan in California?
To qualify for an FHA loan in California, your home loan must be below the local FHA loan limits in your area. For 2020, the maximum loan limit in California is $331,760 for a single-family home and $1,472,550 for a four-plex. Limits varies by county. The minimum loan limit is $5,000.
Loan limits vary by county and home size. In addition to loan limits, to qualify for an FHA loan you must live in the home as your primary residence. If you're purchasing a multi-family home, the monthly Fair Market Rent (FMR) for the property must exceed 1% of the purchase price. FHA loans cannot be used for commercial real estate investment purposes or "flipping" homes in California. Additional restricts apply. Click on the California map above or the table below to see loan limits in your area.