mission and philosophy


​Our work reflects our mission statement and our operating philosophy is evident in how we conduct ourselves in business.

​​​​mission

We strengthen Colorado by investing in affordable housing and community development.​​

​​​vision

Everyone in Colorado will have the opportunity for housing stability and economic prosperity.​​​

Value proposition

Our value proposition is customer focus. We build trusted relationships with our customers, which we define as low and moderate income households, small businesses, and partners that assist us in furthering our mission, to understand and deliver the products and services they need.​

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brand statement

CHFA finances the places where people live and work throughout Colorado. This is our business. We are known for our commitment to providing innovative financing solutions to create and preserve both affordable housing and growth opportunities for small businesses. We are a mission-driven enterprise focused on fulfilling the needs of our diverse customer base to aid in their success. We value our customers and partners. We are their trusted resource delighting them with our outstanding service, creative solutions, and relevant products. We are a responsible and balanced advocate of affordable housing and small business issues for the Colorado community. Our employees are essential to our success. We’ve built our enterprise on integrity, expertise, fiscal responsibility and dedication to our mission.

Our values

​​​mission-driven ​
​We are focused on making an impactful difference for the people we serve.​
​inclusive
We make decisions through the process of embracing, engaging, and leveraging diverse perspectives.
principled
We act and make decisions based on a code of ethics; we take responsibility for our actions and learn from our mistakes.​​
knowledgeable
We utilize the collective industry knowledge and experience of our staff to assist our partners and customers.
​engaged with community
​We ensure that our community outreach activities connect us with customers and increase our awareness of their needs.​
​responsive
We are creative and able to react quickly to changing market needs, continually improving the quality of service delivery with efficient and effective operations.
diverse
We appreciate the similarities and differences among our employees, customers, and partners.​
​trusted
We are recognized for being dependable, reliable, transparent, and doing what we say we will do
​fiscally responsible
We manage financial matters with integrity, accountability, and foresight.
​fun
We have fun and, at the same time, we are serious about the manner in which we conduct business.​
​committed to employees
We are committed to providing a work environment where employees feel valued, supported, and respected.