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​June 16, 2020

CHFA Awarded $453,000 for Housing Counseling

Megan Herrera​

(DENVER) – Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA) has been awarded a $453,026 grant to support housing counseling agencies located throughout Colorado.

"For Coloradans who need help navigating affordable housing options or maintaining successful homeownership, HUD-approved housing counselors offer such guidance. This counseling service is a key resource to facilitate housing stability in our communities," said Cris White, CHFA executive director and CEO.

CHFA's grant was awarded from the HUD Office of Housing Counseling. These grants support a wide array of counseling services including; credit repair, rental housing, home purchase, and foreclosure prevention counseling. During the 2019 program year, HUD grant funds administered by CHFA supported housing counseling agencies in serving 2,188 households.

The following housing counseling organizations will be supported by the new grant funds. Please note that many agencies' services areas extend beyond their base city.

Boulder County Personal Finance Program, Boulder

Brothers Redevelopment, Inc., Edgewater

City of Aurora Community Development Division, Aurora

Colorado Housing Assistance Corporation, Denver

Community Resources and Housing Development Corporation, Westminster

Denver Housing Authority, Denver

Douglas County Housing Partnership, Lone Tree

Housing Resources of Western Colorado, Grand Junction

Housing Solutions for the Southwest, Durango

Northeast Denver Housing Center, Denver

Rocky Mountain Community Land Trust, Colorado Springs

Southwest Improvement Council, Denver

Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments, Cañon City