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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 $29.7 billion into Colorado’s economy. These resources have helped:
- 140,780 Colorado homebuyers achieve homeownership;
- 181,909 households attend homebuyer education classes held statewide;
- 76,544 affordable rental housing units be developed or preserved; and
- 7,812 businesses access capital to support 81,089 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.
CHFA is pleased to announce 12 developments were awarded a reservation of federal 9 percent Housing Tax Credits to support the new construction of 592 affordable apartments.
CHFA is donating $440,500 to 34 nonprofits through its Direct Effect program in round one, which received more than 40 applications. The average grant award amount is $12,956 and the maximum grant award amount is $25,000.
CHFA is proud to announce its new Building the Future Scholarship Fund, which dedicates $1.2 million to support college education across Colorado. The multiphase, multiyear fund will provide up to 260 scholarships to be awarded over 10-year periods.
Colorado Housing and Finance Authority is pleased to announce the appointment of officers to its Board of Directors for the 2022-2023 term.
On March 7th, Senator Rachel Zenzinger and Senator Dennis Hisey, joined by Representative Marc Snyder and Representative Marc Caitlin, introduced SB22-146. This bill proposes to expand CHFA’s Middle Income Access Program, which provides
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