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January 23, 2023

2022: Year in Review Jerilynn Martinez Francis Named CHFA's Chief Communications and Community Partnerships Officer CHFA Donates Over $1 Million to 73 Nonprofits with Third Round of 2022 Direct Effect Awards Small-Scale Affordable Housing Technical Assistance Pre-application Deadlines Announced

November 30, 2022

In this issue: CHFA Hires New Community Relationship Manager Serving Eastern Colorado | CHFA Announces Round | Two 2022 Housing Tax Credit Awards | $50 Million In New Markets Tax Credits Awarded to Support Community Development | Election Results Affecting Affordable Housing | Colorado Fresh Food Financing Fund Grows Opportunities to Support Food Access

September 27, 2022

CHFA Donates $732,000 to 54 Nonprofits with Round Two Direct Effect Awards; Golfers Raise $75,000 for Rocky Mountain MicroFinance Institute; Small-scale Housing Technical Assistance Program Receives 24 Pre-applications in Round Two; Summer Outreach

August 29, 2022

CHFA is proud to release the results of the Q2 2022 Colorado Statewide Apartment Survey. This quarterly report summarizes the quarterly rents and vacancies of market-rate multifamily rental properties in various Colorado markets.

July 14, 2022

CHFA Publishes New Resources: Neuro-inclusive Housing White Paper and Colorado Statewide Apartment Survey; CHFA Awarded $9 Million in Capital Magnet Funds to Support Affordable Housing; Apply for 2022 Round Two Small-scale Housing Technical Assistance...

May 26, 2022

•CHFA Announces 2022 Round One Housing Tax Credit Awards •Technical Assistance Services and Grants Awarded to Support Small-scale Housing Development •Building the Future Scholarship Launched by CHFA to Support College Education

March 22, 2022

•CHFA Small-scale Housing Technical Assistance Applications Now Being Accepted •Colorado General Assembly Advances Affordable Housing Legislation •Direct Effect Award Powers Up Food Truck Program in Grand Junction •Habitat Metro Denver Receives Transformational $13.5M Donation •FirstBank Grows Down Payment Grant Program •Affordable Housing Developer's Guide Trainings

January 21, 2022

• Boulder County Fires • CHFA 2021: Year in Review • Colorado Affordable Housing Developer’s Guide • 2021 Round Two Direct Effect Awards • Like It Forward: CHFA Donated $18,035 to Family and Intercultural Resource Center • New CHFA Resources

November 19, 2021

CHFA Awards Housing Tax Credits to Support Development of 1,300+ Affordable Apartments • Technical Assistance Granted to Small-scale Housing Developments • CHFA Initiatives to Support Homeownership Opportunities for Communities of Color • Grant Funding

September 23, 2021

in this issue CHFA Gives $909,650 to 78 Nonprofits with 2021 Direct Effect Awards $35 Million in New Markets Tax Credits Awarded to Support Community Development CHFA Travels the State to Listen to Communities Task Force Forms to Suggest Policies for Supporting Housing with Recovery Funds Small Businesses: CLIMBER Loan Funds Are Available Pilot Rental Rehabilitation Loan Program Launches in Rio Blanco County CHFA Supports Food Stability Projects With $24,000 Grant Latino Community Foundation of Colorado Unveils Colorado Communities of Color Loan Fund Affordable Housing Grand Openings and Groundbreakings CHFA Supports Partner Events Around

July 14, 2021

in this issue: • Thank You Co-sponsors of Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act • 2021 Statewide Engagement and Outreach Meetings Start in August • Pueblo Creates Stakeholder Group to Address Housing Challenges • CHFA Grants $50,000 to Address

May 21, 2021

in this issue CHFA Pilots New Small-scale Housing Innovation Project (SHIP) 2021 Round One Housing Credit Awards CLIMBER: New Fund Unveiled to Support Colorado Businesses

March 9, 2021

in this issue Welcome to Community Connections CHFA Invests $3 Billion Into Colorado’s Economy Reaching Regions

October 26, 2020

In this issue: • Gov. Polis Authorizes Additional $6 Million for Energize Colorado Gap Fund • CHFA Invests in Community Projects Around the State • Cris White Named Most Admired CEO by Denver Business Journal • Kathryn Grosscup Named CHFA Housing Tax