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Colorado Capitol
May 8, 2024

This week the Colorado General Assembly passed two key bills that will strengthen affordable housing investment in Colorado starting in 2024 and continuing through 2031.

Colorado Capitol
May 2, 2024

CHFA is glad to report that HB24-1434 and HB24-1316, which propose increased and new tax credit resources for affordable and middle-income housing, advanced in the legislature this week.

Colorado Capitol
April 24, 2024

CHFA is asking our community to reach out to members of Colorado’s House Appropriations Committee today to urge their support for HB24-1434 that expands and strengthens the state Affordable Housing Tax Credit (AHTC).

Colorado Capitol
April 23, 2024

CHFA joined by a broad-based coalition of housing, community, and business advocates support HB24-1434 to expand the state Affordable Housing Tax Credit (AHTC) and requests your help to ensure this important bill advances in the legislature.

Colorado Capitol
April 15, 2024

CHFA is pleased to report that HB24-1434, which proposes to expand and strengthen the state affordable housing tax credit (AHTC), passed out of the House Finance Committee on Thursday unanimously with bipartisan support!

Washington DC buildings
April 8, 2024

On March 11th, President Biden released his Fiscal Year 2025 budget requests, which included the following resources for affordable housing and economic development.

Colorado Capitol
April 3, 2024

On Monday, the much-anticipated legislation to expand the state Affordable Housing Tax Credit (AHTC) was introduced in the Colorado General Assembly.

Colorado State Capitol building
March 20, 2024

CHFA supports proposed legislation in the 2024 legislative session that would expand the state Affordable Housing Tax Credit (AHTC) and requests your help to ensure this critical piece of legislation is introduced.

Colorado Capitol
February 22, 2024

Building on the previous success of the state Affordable Housing Tax Credit, MIHTC will leverage private sector investment to support the development and preservation of housing for households earning between 80% to 120% of Area Median Income (AMI), or up to 140% AMI in rural resort counties.

Colorado State Capitol
February 13, 2024

Since renewed by the Colorado General Assembly in 2014, the state credit has supported the development or preservation of 10,782 affordable rental housing units by helping leverage over $1.7 billion of private sector investment to help meet Colorado’s affordable housing need.

Washington DC
February 1, 2024

Your outreach has made a difference in advancing this critical piece of legislation! The overwhelming support for the bill (357 votes in favor) proves that housing affordability is a priority for congressional leaders.

Washington DC
January 31, 2024

Please contact your Congressional representatives today and urge their support for H.R. 7024. Below is a list of Colorado Congressional members and their contact information. Please reach out to your Representative and two Senators.

Washington DC
January 23, 2024

The bill passed through the House Ways and Means Committee on Friday with a strong bipartisan vote of 40-3. This is a key step in advancing the legislation. Your advocacy is making a difference in prioritizing affordable housing in the tax bill!

Call to Action: Urge Congressional Leadership to Include Affordable Housing Tax Credit Provisions  in Upcoming Tax Legislation thumbnail
January 8, 2024

Now is a critical time to encourage Congress to support housing affordability and ask tax committee leadership to include provisions from the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act (AHCIA) in upcoming tax legislation.

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May 24, 2023

On Thursday, May 11, 2023, the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act (AHCIA; S. 1557 and H.R. 3238) was reintroduced in Congress with bipartisan support.

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November 30, 2022

The November 2022 election resulted in several new and expanded resources to support affordable housing in Colorado. Most notably, voters passed Proposition 123 which creates a permanent and dedicated statewide fund for affordable housing.