boulder county FIRE housing

Following the devastating Marshall and Middle Fork fires, if you need assistance or would like help, please visit the Boulder Area Rental Housing Association resource page.


Click here to learn more.

​​We believe strong communities make strong economies and we are proud to play a role.​​

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Created in 1973

CHFA’s mission is to strengthen Colorado by investing in affordable housing and community development.

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,
C​HFA began making loans to businesses.​​​​
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investing in colorado's success

Over the past 47 years, CHFA has invested more than $25 billion into Colorado’s economy. These resources have helped:
  • 132,043 ​Colorado homebuyers achieve homeownership;
  • 172,885 households attend homebuyer education classes held statewide;
  • 73,769 affordable rental housing units be developed or preserved; and
  • 7,200 businesses access capital to support 77,745 jobs.​​​ 
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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. ​​

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