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Become a Lender

(Already approved? Enter the Cook County or Hoosier Homes Lender Portal)


Thank you for your interest in becoming an approved lender with the Local Government Homebuyer Assistance Initiative. To become an approved lender, you must first become a correspondent lender with Lakeview Loan Servicing, the master servicer for the program.

Depending on your status, please follow the steps below:

Become a Lakeview correspondent lender

To become a correspondent lender, please contact the Lakeview Client Services team at 855-253-8439, Option 4 or email CRM@bayviewloans.com and request to speak with a Lakeview Business Development Director.

Next steps for correspondent lenders

Approved Lakeview correspondent lenders should complete these steps:

1) Register with The Hub

2. Download, sign and return a Program Lender Agreement to hello@yourhousingresource.org

3) While waiting for the approval process to be completed, although not required, we “highly” recommend that Lenders complete lender training. Request training on the Lender Training page for Cook County or Hoosier Homes. The Lender Training page also has other training resources.