Information on special mortgage programs is available from government agencies. Many of these programs offer help to first-time or low-income buyers. State governments also have information on lenders and their background. Telephone numbers for state agencies that provide this service are listed below.

Alabama
Lender information: (334) 242-3452

Housing and Finance Authority: (334) 244-9200
Alaska
Lender information: (907) 465-2521

Housing Authority: (907) 586-3750
Arizona
Lender information: (602) 255-4421
Arkansas
Lender information: (501) 324-9019

Housing and Finance Agency: (501) 375-0925
California
Housing Finance Agency: (916) 322-5966
Colorado
Lender information: (303) 894-7575

Housing and Finance: (303) 297-2432
Connecticut
Lender information: (860) 240-8299

Connecticut Housing and Finance Authority: (860) 721-9501
Delaware
Lender information: (302) 739-4235

Delaware State Housing Authority: (302) 739-4263
Florida
Lender information: (800) 848-3792

Housing Finance Agency: (904) 488-4198
Georgia
Lender information: (770) 986-1269

Housing and Finance Authority: (404) 679-4840
Hawaii
Lender information: (808) 586-3000
Idaho
Lender information: (208) 332-8000

Housing and Finance Association: (208) 331-4882
Illinois
Lender information: (217) 782-2831
Indiana
Lender information: (317) 232-1000

Housing Agency: (317) 232-7777
Iowa
Lender information: (515) 281-4014

Housing Finance Authority: (515) 242-4990
Kansas
Lender information: (913) 296-2226

Department of Commerce and Housing: (913) 296-3480
Kentucky
Lender information: (502) 573-3390

Housing Corporation: (502) 564-7630
Louisiana
Lender information: (504) 925-3829
Maine
Lender information: (207) 624-8570
Maryland
Lender information: (410 ) 333-6830

Department of Housing Community Development (410) 541-700
Massachusetts
Lender information: (617) 727-3145
Michigan
Lender information: (517) 373-3460

Housing Development Authority: (800) 327-9158
Minnesota
Lender information: (612) 296-2488

Housing Agency: (612) 296-7608
Mississippi
Attorney General Consumer Protection Division (601) 359-4230
Missouri
Lender information: (573) 751-3242
Montana
Lender information: (406) 444-2091

Department of Commerce, Housing Division: (406) 444-3040

Nebraska
Lender information: ( 402) 471-2171

Investment Finance Authority: (402) 434-3900
Nevada
Lender information: (702) 687-4259

State of Nevada Department of Business and Industry Housing Division.: (702) 687-4258
New Hampshire
Lender information: (603) 271-2239

Housing and Finance Agency: (800) 640-7259
New Jersey
Lender information: (609) 292-7272

New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency: (206) 584-6413
New Mexico
Lender information: (505) 827-7100

Housing Authority: (505) 827-7124
New York
New York Department of Banking Mortgage Department: (800) 334-3360
North Carolina
Lender information (state banking commission): (919) 733-3016

Housing and Finance Agency: (919) 781-6115
North Dakota
Lender information: (701) 328-9933

Housing and Finance Agency: (701) 328-3434
Ohio
Lender information: (614) 466-2932

Housing and Finance Agency: (614) 466-7970
Oklahoma
Housing Finance Agency: (800) 256-1489
Oregon
Lender information: (503) 378-4100

Housing Agency: (503) 986-2000
Pennsylvania
Lender information: (800) 722-2657

Housing Finance Agency: (717) 780-3800
Rhode Island
Lender information: (401) 277-2405

Housing Agency: (800) 752-8088
South Carolina
Lender information: (803) 734-9450

Housing and Finance Authority: (803) 734-2000
South Dakota
Lender information: (605) 773-3421

Housing Development Authority: (605) 773-3873
Tennessee
Lender information: (615) 741-2236

Housing Authority: (615) 741-2400
Texas
Lender information: (512) 475-1300

Department of Housing & Community Affairs: (800) 500-7074
Utah
Lender information: (801) 538-8830

Utah Housing and Finance Agency: (801) 521-6950
Vermont
Lender information: (802) 828-3307

Housing Authority: (802) 828-3295
Virginia
Lender information: (804) 371-9701

Virginia Housing Development Authority: (804) 782-1986
Washington
Lender information: (360) 902-8700

Housing and Finance Commission: (206) 464-7139
West Virginia
Lender information: (304) 558-2294

Housing Agency: (304) 345 6475
Wisconsin
Lender information: (608) 266-1621

Housing Agency: (608) 266-7884
Wyoming
Lender information: (307) 777-7797