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CHFA Community Connections eNews (CHFA News eNews)

April 1, 2024

Direct Effect Awards are an opportunity for CHFA to recognize and support Colorado nonprofits whose missions align with our work to strengthen Colorado by investing in affordable housing and community development.

March 29, 2024

Applications for Direct Effect Awards Accepted Starting April 1 | Proposition 123 Equity Program Accepting Applications | CHFA’s 2023 Community Report | Congratulations, 2024 Eagle Award Nominees

February 29, 2024

In this issue: Dates Announced for 2024 Direct Effect Awards | Proposition 123 Awards Announced; Equity Program Webinar | Support State Housing Tax Credit Legislation | Federal Tax Bill with Housing Provisions Moves to Senate

January 25, 2024

In this issue: CHFA Celebrates 50 Years of Strengthening Colorado | Introducing Kaylee Romero | Small-scale Housing Technical Assistance Pre-Application Deadline | Call to Action: Housing Tax Credit Provisions in the 2024 Federal Tax Bill

January 4, 2024

In 2023, CHFA celebrated several significant milestones and landmark accomplishments, a few of which are highlighted below. We know that this work was made possible because of our community partners and stakeholders across the state who share in CHFA’s vision.

December 20, 2023

2023: A Year in Review | More than One Million Dollars Donated to Colorado Nonprofits | CHFA Launches New Resource for Affordable Housing Developers | $33,255 Raised in Social Media Fundraising Campaign | CHFA in the Community

November 21, 2023

In this Issue: Like it Forward Nonprofit Fundraising Campaign | Round Two Housing Tax Credit Awards Announced | Colorado Counties, Inc. Winter Conference | CHFA in the Community

October 6, 2023

Thank you, Jeff Owsley | Community Resource Center’s GrantCorps Program Accepting Applications | Proposition 123 Rollout Continues | Fair Housing Forums Offered Throughout the State | Small-scale Housing Technical Assistance Awards Announced

September 12, 2023

In this Issue: Direct Effect Awards Round Two is Open, Proposition 123 Concessionary Debt Program, Hispanic Heritage Month Begins September 15th, Employment Opportunities at CHFA, CHFA in the Community

August 4, 2023

Proposition 123 Updates and Technical Assistance | Virtual Statewide Engagement Event | CHFA Welcomes Three New Board Members | Own Your Tomorrow Homebuyer Workshops | Golfers Raise $85,000 for Home Builders Foundation | CHFA in the Community

July 12, 2023

Introducing the Affordable Housing Financing Fund Website | Technical Assistance Webinar and Pre-application Deadline | Own Your Tomorrow Homebuyer Workshops | Housing Colorado Stakeholder Outreach and Engagement Events | David W. Herlinger Golf Tournament | "A Place Called Better" Video | CHFA in the Community

June 8, 2023

Celebrating Homeownership Month and Juneteenth, CHFA Announces 2023 Round One Housing Tax Credit Awards, Proposition 123 and Statewide Outreach, Technical Assistance for Small-scale and Middle-income Housing, Congratulations to This Year’s Eagle Award Winners, CHFA in the Community

March 30, 2023

Proposition 123 - Affordable Housing Financing Fund Stakeholder Engagement Meeting, 2022 CHFA Community Report, CHFA Direct Effect Awards 2023 - Round One Applications Open May 1, Cris White Recognized with Lifetime Achievement Award, Biden Administration Releases Fiscal Year 2024 Budget Request, CHFA First Look for Nonprofits: Keeping Colorado Homes Affordable, Save the Date: David W. Herlinger Golf Tournament

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