CHFA News Sign up for CHFA News CHFA News is a resource to help CHFA stay connected with our customers and partners across Colorado via your inbox. February 14, 2018State Low Income Housing Tax Credit Extension Bill (SB18-007) Passed out of Senate Appropriations - on to the Senate FloorThis morning Senate Bill 18-007, which would extend Colorado’s existing state LIHTC program through 2024, passed out of the Senate Appropriations Committee on a 5-2 vote. The Bill will be heard next on the Senate Floor, and may be voted upon as early as tFebruary 9, 2018CHFA News - January/February 2018In this issue: • Colorado’s Housing Needs Drive Record Activity at CHFA • State LIHTC Extension Bill Introduced in Colorado General Assembly • Breaking Ground: Affordable Rental Housing • CHFA Supports Partners • Staff Volunteers to Support Local January 30, 2018State Low Income Housing Tax Credit Extension Bill (SB18-007) Approved by Senate Finance CommitteeLast week, Senate Bill 18-007 passed its first hurdle. This bill, which would extend Colorado’s existing state LIHTC program to 2024 and change its name to the Colorado Affordable Housing Tax Credit program, was heard in Senate Finance Committee on TuesJanuary 12, 2018State LIHTC Extension Bill Introduced in Colorado General AssemblyThe Colorado General Assembly convened on Wednesday for the 2018 legislative session. Among the first bills introduced was SB-007, which proposes to extend the state LIHTC program through 2024. It also proposes to rename the program the ColoradoDecember 15, 2017PAB Preserved in Tax Reform BillCongressional Republican leaders just released the final tax reform bill. We are very pleased to share that the bill retains both private activity tax-exempt bonds, including single-family (and MCCs) and multifamily Housing Bonds, and the Low IncomeDecember 13, 2017Tax Reform - Preserve PAB for Affordable Housing and Economic DevelopmentOver the past few weeks, House and Senate leaders have continued work on the pending Tax Reform legislation. We understand that conference committee members are actively negotiating the various provisions of the final bill, including PABs, and may be closDecember 8, 2017CHFA News - November/December 2017In this issue: • Help Preserve Private Activity Bonds • “Like It Forward” to Comfort Children in Need • Customers Celebrate Development Milestones • CHFA Supports Partners Around the State • Staff Volunteer at Hope House • Upcoming Events December 8, 2017Happy Holidays from CHFA Wishing you every happiness this holiday season and throughout the coming year.November 30, 2017Call To Action: Senate Floor Action on Tax Reform Starts TodayThe U.S. Senate began floor action on the Finance Committee-reported tax reform bill today. Senators will have 20 hours to debate the bill, followed by a series of amendments. We understand that among the amendments the Senate will consider is a Manager’sNovember 16, 2017House Passes Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1). Senate Finance Committee Continues Markup of Chairman Hatch’s Modified MarkToday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1 the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on a 227-205 vote. Among the provisions in H.R. 1 is a proposal to eliminate tax-exempt Private Activity Bonds (PAB) effective January 1, 2018. Amendments to preserve tax-exeNovember 10, 2017Senate Finance Committee Chairman's Mark Preserves PABs, Housing CreditLate last night, the Senate Finance Committee released its conceptual Chairman's Mark, its version of tax reform legislation. We are pleased to share that it preserves both tax-exempt private activity bonds, including single-family and multifamily HousingNovember 3, 2017CHFA, Colorado NAHRO, and Colorado Municipal League Urge Congress to Preserve Private Activity BondsToday, CHFA in partnership with Colorado NAHRO and the Colorado Municipal League sent the following correspondence to the Colorado Congressional delegation urging them to reach out to House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Ranking Member RicNovember 2, 2017HFA Call to Action to Restore Housing Bonds in House Tax Reform BillAs members of Colorado’s affordable housing community, we urge you to contact the Colorado Congressional Delegation and seek their support and co-sponsorship of the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act (H.R. 1661 and S. 548) to strengthen and secure October 23, 2017CHFA Website SurveyWe are interested in your experiences using the CHFA website. Since you are a CHFA eNews subscriber, your engagement is very valuable. We would like to invite you to participate in an anonymous survey to help us ensure that chfainfo.com is user-friendlySeptember 11, 2017chfa's back on blakeWe are excited to share that CHFA’s Denver office has returned to 1981 Blake Street, effective today, Monday, September 11, 2017. We appreciate your understanding and patience while our downtown Denver offices have been under construction. To help avoidSeptember 8, 2017chfa enews - 09.08.2017 - reminder: we're moving today: back on blake, september 11We are excited to share that CHFA’s Denver office will return to 1981 Blake Street, effective Monday, September 11, 2017. We will close at 3:00pm today, Friday, September 8th to facilitate the move. We appreciate your understanding and patience while...September 5, 2017chfa enews - 09.05.2017 - reminder: we're moving: back on blake, september 11We are excited to share that CHFA’s Denver office will return to 1981 Blake Street, effective Monday, September 11, 2017. We will close at 3:00pm on Friday, September 8th to facilitate the move. We appreciate your understanding and patience while...August 28, 2017CHFA News - August 2017In this issue: • We're Moving: CHFA Will be Back on Blake Effective September 11th • Golfers Raise $75,000 to Benefit Saint Francis Center • CHFA Unveils New Loan Program for First-Time Homebuyers • Dan McMahon Talks CHFA on Colorado’s Best • Customers CAugust 24, 2017chfa enews - 08.24.2017 - we're moving: back on blake, september 11We are excited to share that CHFA’s Denver office will return to 1981 Blake Street, effective Monday, September 11, 2017. We will close at 3:00pm on Friday, September 8th to facilitate the move. We appreciate your understanding and patience while ...June 19, 2017CHFA News - May/June 2017In this issue: • CHFA Presents 2017 Housing Credit Summit • Round One Low Income Housing Tax Credit Awards Announced • Housing Preservation Network Preserves Nearly 5,000 Units • Annual Housing Forum Colorado Begins • Customers Celebrate Development MileJune 15, 2017golf tournament is sold out - golf lessons still available!Lessons with the golf professional are still available during our 2017 David W. Herlinger Golf Tournament. Although the sponsorships, foursomes, and individual player spots have sold out, those interested may still participate by enrolling in a lesson witJune 14, 2017 join chfa at colorado real estate journal's 2017 affordable housing development & finance conference on june 20Colorado Real Estate Journal will be holding their 2017 Affordable Housing Development & Finance Conference on the afternoon of Tuesday, June 20, at the Hyatt Regency Aurora-Denver Conference Center (I-225 & Colfax Avenue, across from Children’s Hospital)April 24, 2017chfa news - march/april 2017In this issue: • CHFA 2016: Year in Review • CHFA Announces New Board of Directors Positions • New Home Finance Options Available from CHFA • You’re Invited: 2017 Housing Credit Summit • Rental Rehab Loan Program Now Available • Bootstraps Asset BuildingApril 20, 2017chfa 2016: year in reviewCHFA’s 2016 Community Report “Envision. Inspire. Elevate.” is now available to view on the About CHFA page of our website. The report tells the story of our work last year to strengthen Colorado by investing in affordable housing and community developmentApril 10, 2017Housing and Community Leaders Urge Colorado Congressional Delegation to Preserve CDBG and HOMEOn Friday, April 7, a coalition of housing and community leaders sent Colorado’s Congressional delegation a letter urging them to protect and adequately fund both the HOME Partnership and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) programs in FY 2018. The lMarch 29, 2017chfa golf tournament 2017: registration open - sponsorships going fastRegistration is open for CHFA’s 2017 David W. Herlinger Golf Tournament. Although individual player spots and foursomes have sold out, opportunities to play are still available by purchasing a sponsorship. Several sponsorships are being offered ranging frMarch 8, 2017chfa golf 2017 - registration is now open!CHFA is pleased to announce our 2017 David W. Herlinger Golf Tournament. This year’s tournament will be held at Fossil Trace Golf Course in Golden, Colorado on Tuesday, July 18. February 22, 2017chfa news - january/february 2017In this issue: • CHFA Invests $1.3 Billion in First Mortgage Home Loans • Jaime G. Gomez Named CHFA Deputy Executive Director • Housing Colorado Releases Economic Impact Study • Affordable Housing Developments Open Doors • Year Ends with CHFA Charitable February 1, 2017save the date - chfa golf tournament- july 18, 2017Save the Date - CHFA David W. Herlinger Golf Tournament - Fossil Trace Golf Club - Golden, Colorado - July 18, 2017January 31, 2017Jaime G. Gomez Promoted to CHFA Deputy Executive Director and COOCHFA is pleased to announce its new Deputy Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, Jaime G. Gomez. Gomez has been promoted from his role as COO, a role and title he will retain while assuming his new position.