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About the FHA Connection


The FHA Connection provides Federal Housing Administration (FHA)-approved lenders and business partners with direct, secure, online access to computer systems of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

FHA-approved lenders can originate and service FHA-insured single family home mortgages.
FHA-approved lenders can access the Lender Electronic Assessment Portal (LEAP) for lender approval and recertification activities and also maintain institution and branch information, set up and maintain cash flow accounts, and submit requests and notifications.
FHA-approved lenders can access the Loan Review System (LRS) for post-endorsement technical reviews (PETR) of loans, unconditional direct endorsement (DE) authority test cases, post-closing test case reviews, lender monitoring reviews, and lender self-reporting of fraud and other material findings.
HUD personnel and other FHA-approved business partners can access Appraiser Review, Multifamily Delinquency and Default Reporting System (MDDR), Multifamily Premiums, Physical Assessment Subsystem (PASS), Web-based Line of Credit Control System (eLOCCS), Active Partners Performance System (APPS), and Capital Needs Assessment eTool (CNAe-tool).
Many FHA Connection transactions are also available via the direct FHA Connection Business to Government (FHAC B2G) interface with user Loan Origination Systems (LOS).
To obtain the FHA Connection user ID and password required for sign on, register according to the procedures defined for the user type.
CONTACT INFORMATION - the FHA Connection Single Family Help desk
FHA Resource Center - (800) CALL-FHA    (800) 225-5342
For general questions from industry partners or consumers. The FHA Resource Center offers assistance with Homeownership Center (HOC)-related issues such as FHA loan products, processing issues and problems, mortgage credit guidelines, property analysis guidelines. Refer to the geographic table in Homeownership Center (HOC) Areas Served if you need to determine your state's HOC when seeking assistance.
Quick Start Guide - fast facts and links to details on using the FHA Connection's over 100 functions and HUD resources.
FHA Connection Guide - serves as the FHA Connection online manual with detailed training for FHA-approved lenders and service bureaus about the FHA Connection's single family home mortgage insurance functions.
Frequently Asked Questions - answers to common FHA Connection questions.
Online Help - available on all application pages with business background, steps for processing, field descriptions, index.