We believe strong communities make strong economies and we are proud to play a role. Created in 1973 CHFA's mission is to increase affordable housing and economic development in Colorado. We were created in 1973 by the Colorado General Assembly to address the shortage of affordable housing in the state. In 1982, when the Colorado economy was experiencing economic difficulties, CHFA began making loans to businesses. investing in colorado's successOver the past 40 years, CHFA has invested over $10 billion into Colorado’s economy. These resources have helped: 80,332 Colorado homebuyers achieve homeownership; 90,741 households attend homebuyer education classes held statewide; 60,287 affordable rental housing units be developed or preserved; and 3,284 businesses access capital to support 45,459 jobs. revitalizing neighborhoods and creating jobs Our network of participating lenders and community partners helps us deploy our resources statewide and are instrumental to our work. We are known for our commitment to innovation and customer service. We also offer a wide variety of professional education classes and technical assistance to help our customers and partners succeed.