CHFA News eNews (Community Connections) 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. January 20, 2022Support HB22-1051 and Strengthen State Affordable Housing Tax CreditOn Wednesday, January 12th, the second regular session of the 73rd Colorado General Assembly convened. This year, CHFA will be working proactively with State Representative Shannon Bird, House Minority Leader Hugh McKean, Senator Rachael Zenzinger, andJanuary 7, 2022boulder county firesDear CHFA Community, Our hearts and minds are with all who have been impacted by the devasting fires that occurred in Boulder County last week. CHFA has been actively evaluating our single family, multifamily, and business customers and nonprofit partneDecember 30, 2021colorado affordable housing developer’s guideCHFA is pleased to announce the launch of the Colorado Affordable Housing Developer’s Guide. The intention of the Guide is to help support local for-profit and nonprofit developers, community leaders, and advocates seeking to ensure that safe, decent,December 16, 2021chfa donates $18,035 to the family and intercultural resource center (firc)thank you! chfa donates $18,035 to firc CHFA is donating $18,035 to the Family and Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC), a nonprofit organization that serves Summit County families by providing education and financial resources. FIRC is a community leaderDecember 10, 2021Happy Holidays from CHFA!Happy Holidays from CHFA!December 6, 2021Round Two 2021 CHFA Direct Effect AwardsCHFA is proud to announce its Round Two 2021 Direct Effect Award recipients. CHFA’s Direct Effect Awards recognize Colorado nonprofit organizations whose missions align with CHFA’s work to strengthen Colorado by investing in affordable housing and communiNovember 29, 2021like it forward 2021 benefitting the family and intercultural resource center (firc)Today is the start of Like It Forward 2021! Like It Forward is CHFA’s annual social media campaign to benefit Colorado nonprofits whose work aligns with CHFA’s mission to invest in affordable housing and community development. Like It Forward 2021November 19, 2021CHFA eNews: Community Connections - November 2021• CHFA Awards Housing Tax Credits to Support Development of 1,300+ Affordable Apartments • Technical Assistance Granted to Small-scale Housing Developments • CHFA Initiatives to Support Homeownership Opportunities for Communities of Color • Grant Funding November 9, 2021CHFA RFP for Treasury SoftwareCHFA has issued a request for proposal for a Treasury software solution to increase efficiencies for the Treasury team and the processes they perform in managing the flow of CHFA’s funds. Click here to view the RFP. Any questions regarding the RFP must beOctober 25, 2021call to action: support lihtc prioritiesCHFA Partners, Negotiations in Washington, D.C., are at a critical time. We urge you to contact Colorado’s Democratic Senators and Members of Congress to urge them to advocate directly to Speaker Pelosi and Leader Schumer in support of the LIHTC (HousinSeptember 27, 2021CHFA Direct Effect Awards Application Due September 30thApplications for CHFA’s Direct Effect Awards are due Thursday, September 30th, by 11:59pm MT. Don’t miss this opportunity to apply for an award for your nonprofit! CHFA’s Direct Effect Awards recognize and support Colorado nonprofits whose missions September 23, 2021CHFA eNews: Community Connections - September 2021in this issue CHFA Gives $909,650 to 78 Nonprofits with 2021 Direct Effect Awards $35 Million in New Markets Tax Credits Awarded to Support Community Development CHFA Travels the State to Listen to Communities Task Force Forms to Suggest Policies forSeptember 1, 2021CHFA Fall Direct Effect Awards Application OpenCHFA is pleased to announce the application for the second round of 2021 Direct Effect Awards is now open. Direct Effect Awards are an opportunity for CHFA to recognize and support Colorado nonprofits whose missions align with our work to strengthenAugust 6, 2021CHFA Direct Effect AwardsCHFA is proud to announce its Round One 2021 Direct Effect Award recipients. CHFA’s Direct Effect Awards recognize Colorado nonprofit organizations whose missions align with CHFA’s work to strengthen Colorado by investing in affordable housing and August 2, 2021CHFA RFP for Rent Reporting for Credit Pilot ProgramCHFA has issued a request for proposal (RFP) for a vendor to assist CHFA in administering the Rent Reporting for Credit Pilot Program. Pursuant to Colorado House Bill 21-1134, CHFA has been chosen to administer an innovative housing solution pilot July 21, 2021CHFA’s 2021 David W. Herlinger Golf TournamentCHFA's 2021 David W. Herlinger Golf Tournament will be held on Wednesday, September 29th, at Fossil Trace Golf Course in Golden, Colorado. This year's beneficiary will be selected as part of CHFA's 2021 Direct Effect Awards and announced on August 6th. July 20, 2021CHFA RFP for Statewide Multifamily Rental Market SurveyCHFA’s mission is to strengthen Colorado by investing in affordable housing and economic development. To further that mission, CHFA desires to enhance our knowledge of statewide rental market dynamics. This includes gaining a better understanding of July 14, 2021CHFA eNews: Community Connections - July 2021in this issue: • Thank You Co-sponsors of Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act • 2021 Statewide Engagement and Outreach Meetings Start in August • Pueblo Creates Stakeholder Group to Address Housing Challenges • CHFA Grants $50,000 to Address Food AcJuly 12, 2021Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA): Owner-occupied Home Renovation Program Question ResponsesCHFA has published a responses to questions regarding the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for organizations administering grant or loan programs that support the repair, renovation or rehabilitation of single family owner occupied housing in ruralJune 29, 2021CHFA Direct Effect Awards Application Due June 30Applications for CHFA’s Direct Effect Awards are due Wednesday, June 30, 2021 by 11:59pm MT. Don’t miss this opportunity to apply for an award for your nonprofit! CHFA’s Direct Effect Awards recognize and support Colorado nonprofits whose missions align June 24, 2021Homeownership Assistance Fund (HAF)Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA) is sharing this important announcement and invitation to participate in a survey and upcoming stakeholder meetings on behalf of our partners at the Division of Housing as they work to develop a plan to deploy June 23, 2021Colorado Congressmen Ed Perlmutter and Joe Neguse Co-Sponsor Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act (H.R. 2573)Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA) recognizes and expresses its appreciation to Congressman Ed Perlmutter (CO-CD7) and Congressman Joe Neguse (CO-CD2) for co-sponsoring the 2021 Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act (H.R. 2573). With their June 23, 2021correction: notice of funding availability (nofa): owner occupied home renovation Requests for additional information and/or questions and requests for clarification may be sent, via email, to CHFA at HomeRehab_NOFA@chfainfo.com. All questions must be received by 11:59pm Mountain Time on June 30, 2021. All questions, as well as responsJune 1, 2021CHFA Direct Effect Awards Application OpenCHFA’s Direct Effect Awards application is now open. Direct Effect Awards are an opportunity for CHFA to recognize and support Colorado nonprofits whose missions align with our work to strengthen Colorado by investing in affordable housing and communityMay 26, 2021White House Previews Housing Investment Proposals with Significant IncreasesToday, the White House released a fact sheet providing further detail on the housing investments it is proposing in the American Jobs Plan. In total, the administration is proposing $213 billion in direct housing funding and more than $100 billion in new May 21, 2021CHFA eNews: Community Connections - May 2021in this issue CHFA Pilots New Small-scale Housing Innovation Project (SHIP) 2021 Round One Housing Credit Awards CLIMBER: New Fund Unveiled to Support Colorado Businesses Amber Hills Named CHFA Board Chair Reaching Regions: CHFA Collaborations to Support May 14, 2021CHFA Direct Effect Awards and David W. Herlinger Golf Tournament CHFA is pleased to announce the 2021 Direct Effect Awards will open on June 1st. Direct Effect Awards are an opportunity for CHFA to recognize and support Colorado nonprofits whose missions align with our work to strengthen Colorado by investing in affordApril 21, 2021CHFA RFP for CHFA's Multifamily Voice of Customer ProjectCHFA has issued a request for proposals for a consulting partner to assist CHFA in surveying and interviewing affordable housing residents living in properties that are part of CHFA's multifamily portfolio. Facilitating affordable housing development is April 13, 2021expanding housing affordability projectDear CHFA community partners, CHFA is sharing the following announcement on behalf of the City and County of Denver’s Community Planning and Development Team.March 23, 2021covid-19 eviction prevention workshopColorado Legal Services and Colorado Housing Connects are hosting a COVID-19 Eviction Prevention Workshop on Thursday, March 25 at 6:00pm. Space is limited and registration is required. Click here to learn more and to register.