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Housing Tax Credits

A Calling to Build Community - Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program video

2013 Guiding Principles Scorecard

In 2013, CHFA allocated over $12 million in competitive LIHTC to developers of affordable rental housing. All allocations were awarded in compliance with our LIHTC guiding principles, which are outlined in the Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP). Click here to see a list of the 2013 guiding principles and summary of how developments awarded credit over the past year aligned with their intent.

The Colorado Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program (LIHTC) uses federal tax credits available under Section 42 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to create and maintain rental housing for low and very low income households throughout the State of Colorado.

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Information (ARRA)

A Place to Call Home video

The Low Income Housing Tax Credit program (LIHTC) was created under President Reagan's administration in 1986 to support private sector investment in building and preserving affordable rental housing. Watch this video to learn about the LIHTC program's impact in Colorado.

Click on the links to the right to learn more about housing tax credit allocation. If you have questions about tax credits, contact one of the following:

Tasha Weaver 303.297.7429
Paula Harrison 303.297.7316
Mike Pacheco 303.297.7368
Denise Tamulis 303.297.7386
Terry Barnard 303.297.4866

Housing tax credit compliance contact information.

2014 QAP
*New* 2014 Round 2 Applicant Report
*New* 2014 LIHTC Round Two Application Narratives
2014 Round 2 Letters of Intent
2014 LIHTC Round One Award Report
2014 LIHTC Applicant Report
2014 LIHTC Round One Application Narratives
2014 Round One - Letters of Intent
2014 QAP - Summary of Key Changes
2014 QAP - Second Draft
2014 QAP - First Draft
Non-Competitive "4%" Applicant Report
Non-Competitive "4%" Letters of Intent
LIHTC Overview
LIHTC Investment in Colorado Overview
Applicable percentage rates
Award reports by year
Developments by county

2014 Webinar
Webinar Presentation in PDF format
2014 Webinar Audio
Questions Asked During 2014 Webinar

Application Information
LIHTC Application Forms and Documents
Market Study Info
Green Communities and Related Info
Application Narratives Archive

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