resource library

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​To help you keep up-to-date with affordable housing and economic development, CHFA maintains a resource library with information for your reference.

Please click any link of interest to be taken to more detailed information.


CH​F​A Publications

Housing and Economic Overviews


Resources by Topic


chfa publications

CHFA community report​


CHFA Production Reports by​​​ Region

Con​gressional District 1​ Includes all of Denver county and portions of Arapahoe, Jefferson, and Adams counties
Congressional District 2 Includes all of Gilpin, Clear Creek, Summit, Grand, Eagle, and Broomfield counties, and portions of Boulder, Jefferson, Weld, and Adams counties
Congressional District 3 Includes all of Alamosa, Archuleta, Conejos, Costilla, Custer, Delta, Dolores, Garfield, Gunnison, Huerfano, Hinsdale, Jackson, La Plata, Las Animas, Mesa, Mineral, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Pueblo, Rio Blanco, Rio Grande, Routt, Saguache, San Juan, and San Miguel counties, and portions of Otero county
Congressional District 4 Includes all of Baca, Bent, Cheyenne, Crowley, Kiowa, Kit Carson, Larimer, Lincoln, Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Prowers, Sedgwick, Washington, Weld, and Yuma counties, and portions of Boulder and Otero counties
Congressional District 5 Includes all of El Paso, Lake, Fremont, Teller, and Chaffee counties, and portions of Park county
Congressional District 6 Includes all of Douglas and Elbert counties, and portions of Arapahoe, Jefferson, and Park counties
Congressional District 7 Includes portions of Jefferson, Arapahoe, and Adams counties
Statewide Statewide

chfa whitepapers​​

CHFA​ eNews​​

​Housing and ​​​​Economic Overviews

Driving a Vibrant Economy: Housing’s Role in Colorado’s Economic Success
Housing Colorado (January 2017)​

Toward a More Competitive Colorado 2018​
Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation (2018)​

Metro Denver Monthly E​​​conomic Summary

The Metro Denver Monthly Economic Summary offers a snapshot of economic conditions in the seven-county Denver metro area. Sectors covered include labor and employment, the consumer sector, as well as residential and commercial real estate. This report is prepared by Development Research Partners and released by the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation.

U.S. Housing Market Condition Reports

Published quarterly by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), U.S. Housing Market Conditions is a compilation of statistical data and written reports. Overviews of economic and housing market trends are presented for 10 geographical regions. Each issue includes a summary of overall trends in national housing and a topical piece that describes a particularly noteworthy aspect of housing activity.

Fannie Mae National Housing Survey Monthly Indicators


Resources by Topic

​​Affordable Housing

Exploring Colorado's Housing Affordablility Challenges in All of Their Complexity
Shift Research Lab, in partnership with Phyllis Resnick, PhD (November 2018)

The affordablehousing landscape for 2018
National Housing Conference (2018) 

Federal and State Forms​

CHFA is exempt from both federal income taxes and the requirement for filing a Form 990, since it is a political subdivision of the State of Colorado and as such, CHFA is eligible to receive tax-exempt contributions for public purposes.

CHFA W-9: Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification​ ​

Foreclosures and Subprime Lending

Understanding the Boom and Bust in Nonprime Mortgage Lending
Harvard Joint Center for Housing Study (2010)

Report to Congress on the Root Causes of the Foreclosure Crisis
U.S. Department HUD, Office of Policy Development and Research (2010)

National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling Program Congressional Update​​
NeighborWorks America (2018)

Understanding Predatory Lending
Colorado Department of Regulatory Affairs

Green Affor​​dable Housi​​ng

Enterprise Green Communities


Colorado Coalition for the Homeless

Denver’s Road Home: Ending Homelessness, Restoring Hope

2018 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress (AHAR)
HUD Office of Planning and Community Development (2018)

Housing and Finan​ce Agencies (HFAs)

National Council of State Housing Agencies

Low Income Housing​ Tax Credits (LIHTC)

Qualified Allocation Plan

Low Income Housing Tax Credit Investment Survey
Prepared by Ernst & Young for Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. (2009)

Mortgage Revenue Bonds​ (MRB)/Private Activity Bonds (PAB)

2013 Private Activity Bond Report
Colorado Division of Housing (2013) ​

​2020 Private Activity Bond Cap

Please see, PAB Overview - Guide for Local Communities.

CHFA welcomes the opportunity to speak to you about this valuable resource and help you make the best decision for your community. Please contact Rayla Maurin, at 303.297.7814 or for more information or to schedule a concept meeting, training, or presentation.

​​​contact us

For more information, please contact J​erilynn Martinez, Director, Marketing and Community Relations, 303.297.7427. ​