Created in 1973CHFA’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, CHFA began making loans to businesses.
Investing in Colorado's success
Since 1974, CHFA has invested more than $35.3 billion into Colorado’s economy. These resources have helped:
- 153,043 Colorado homebuyers achieve homeownership;
- 197,896 households attend homebuyer education classes held statewide;
- 82,597 affordable rental housing units be developed or preserved; and
- 8,945 businesses access capital to support 88,340 jobs.
Revitalizing neighborhoods and creating jobsOur 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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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.
CHFA congratulates Maria De Cambra, executive director of the Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA), on her appointment to its board of directors. CHFA’s 11-member board serves as its governing body and is tasked with furthering CHFA’s mission to strengthen Colorado by investing in affordable housing and community development.
CHFA is pleased to announce the dates for its 2024 Direct Effect Awards. In 2024, CHFA will have two rounds of Direct Effect Awards.
Today, Gov. Jared Polis, the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT), and Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA) announced funding to support the growth of eight modular housing manufacturers across Colorado.
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.
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