chfa home finance enews


​Stay informed about CHFA programs, guideline updates, trainings, and CHFA events by signing up for CHFA Home Finance eNews.

Simply click the eNews link on this page and follow the instructions to get enrolled.​

 News Hub: Home Finance eNews

 News Hub: Search Terms

 News Hub: Search Results

 

 

update: chfa seller’s guide25355/11/2021 6:48:44 PMhttps://www.chfainfo.com/participating-lenders/single-family/Lists/HF/AllItems.aspxFalseCHFA is pleased to announce the publication of a revised and updated CHFA Seller’s Guide. This version is a comprehensive update of the guide and incorporates all CHFA program and process changes previously announced via CHFA eNews announcements, webinars2021-05-10T06:00:00Zhttps://conta.cc/3fbQSFj, Read enewshttps://www.chfainfo.com
effective immediately: new income and purchase price limits25095/3/2021 4:11:29 PMhttps://www.chfainfo.com/participating-lenders/single-family/Lists/HF/AllItems.aspxFalseIncome Limits CHFA has updated income limits for its SmartStep, FirstStep, SectionEight Homeownership, and HomeAccess Programs. The new income limits are only effective for new loan locks made on or after May 1, 2021. Please note, the income limits for 2021-05-03T06:00:00Zhttps://conta.cc/3eejePH, Read enewshttps://www.chfainfo.com
new resource: win-win for buyer and seller25034/27/2021 9:11:50 PMhttps://www.chfainfo.com/participating-lenders/single-family/Lists/HF/AllItems.aspxFalseDid you know that CHFA has an Ambassador Toolkit for real estate professionals? It’s full of informational flyers and consumer tools such as a fillable spending plan. And, we’ve recently added a new resource for your use. Check it out! We’ve heard selle2021-04-20T06:00:00Zhttps://conta.cc/3elu1qj, Read enewshttps://www.chfainfo.com
Home Finance Training Opportunities: May/June 202125024/27/2021 9:07:28 PMhttps://www.chfainfo.com/participating-lenders/single-family/Lists/HF/AllItems.aspxFalseLender Basics (Loan Officers) Live webinar • May 4 • 10:00am Learn about CHFA programs in this two hour class. Strongly recommended for loan officers.  To register, please click here. Lender Basics (Loan Officers) Live webinar • May 20 • 2:00pm Learn 2021-04-27T06:00:00Zhttps://conta.cc/2R50QzT, Read enewshttps://www.chfainfo.com
tax filing deadline: may 17, 202124074/6/2021 11:26:55 PMhttps://www.chfainfo.com/participating-lenders/single-family/Lists/HF/AllItems.aspxFalseCHFA does not always require tax returns; read important reminders below for details. However, when tax returns are required, CHFA will require a 2020 tax return for loans locked on or after May 17, 2021. A full transcript or the complete tax return is ac2021-04-05T06:00:00Zhttps://conta.cc/3wsCr7t, Read enewshttps://www.chfainfo.com
Home Finance Training Opportunities: April/May24084/6/2021 11:27:10 PMhttps://www.chfainfo.com/participating-lenders/single-family/Lists/HF/AllItems.aspxFalsechfa home finance upcoming trainings Lender Basics (Loan Officers) Live webinar • April 6 • 10:00am Learn about CHFA programs in this two hour class. Strongly recommended for loan officers. To register, please clic2021-03-26T06:00:00Zhttps://conta.cc/3tXYQHO, Read enewshttps://www.chfainfo.com
update: financing on existing manufactured homes23423/25/2021 2:20:57 PMhttps://www.chfainfo.com/participating-lenders/single-family/Lists/HF/AllItems.aspxFalseUp until now, only traditional homes and newly constructed manufactured houses have been eligible for financing through Rural Development’s (RD) Section 502 Guaranteed Loan Program. CHFA is pleased to announce, given Colorado’s approval to participate, C2021-03-23T06:00:00Zhttps://conta.cc/393Mw0D, Read enewshttps://www.chfainfo.com
firststep: chfa program compliance review still required55593/5/2021 3:50:06 PMhttps://www.chfainfo.com/participating-lenders/single-family/Lists/HF/AllItems.aspxFalseWe are pleased with the success of the Lock to Purchase process and have greatly appreciated your acceptance of this operational efficiency. Let’s remember, CHFA FirstStepsm Mortgage Loans still require a CHFA program compliance review prior to closing t2021-03-05T07:00:00Zhttps://conta.cc/3qjFri4, Read enewshttps://www.chfainfo.com
reminders: utilize new forms55583/5/2021 3:47:08 PMhttps://www.chfainfo.com/participating-lenders/single-family/Lists/HF/AllItems.aspxFalseCHFA would like to remind you of three important changes to forms we will require in March 2021. March 1, 2021: 1. Lenders must use the redesigned Uniform Residential Loan Application (URLA) for all loan applications started on or after March 1, 2021.2021-03-01T07:00:00Zhttps://conta.cc/2MDrY7a, Read enewshttps://www.chfainfo.com
attention shippers: please read55573/5/2021 3:45:44 PMhttps://www.chfainfo.com/participating-lenders/single-family/Lists/HF/AllItems.aspxFalsePlease ship only those original recorded documents, never copies, outlined on the applicable CHFA Program Purchase Review Submission Checklist found on the Programs, Forms, and Matrices webpage. Required documents should be mailed to CHFA’s offices at 1982021-02-25T07:00:00Zhttps://conta.cc/3dU0zJ8, Read enewshttps://www.chfainfo.com
lock expiration: automatic cancelation possible23622/22/2021 11:46:52 PMhttps://www.chfainfo.com/participating-lenders/single-family/Lists/HF/AllItems.aspxFalseThe below policy is effective for CHFA Locks made on or after March 1, 2021: CHFA Locks in “Reserved” status will automatically be canceled and a possible fee assessed unless one of the following actions has taken place prior to the Lock’s Expiration 2021-02-22T07:00:00Zhttps://conta.cc/3s7VHUN, Read enewshttps://www.chfainfo.com
mandatory chfa documents for chfa dpa second mortgages23602/22/2021 11:44:48 PMhttps://www.chfainfo.com/participating-lenders/single-family/Lists/HF/AllItems.aspxFalsePlease use CHFA-specific documents when required. For example, you must use CHFA Form 305, CHFA Second Mortgage Loan Promissory Note, and CHFA Form 310, CHFA Second Mortgage Deed of Trust, when originating a CHFA Second Mortgage Loan in conjunction with a2021-02-11T07:00:00Zhttps://conta.cc/2NfYFaP, Read enewshttps://www.chfainfo.com
limited home finance operations: friday, february 12, 202123542/9/2021 3:22:25 PMhttps://www.chfainfo.com/participating-lenders/single-family/Lists/HF/AllItems.aspxFalseAll CHFA staff will be participating in a meeting on Friday, February 12, 2021. CHFA’s HomeConnectionsm system will remain operational, allowing lenders to lock new loans and upload documents. CHFA will work to accommodate file reviews due out on Februa2021-02-09T07:00:00Zhttps://conta.cc/3pcRkpP, Read enewshttps://www.chfainfo.com
chfa appreciates you: 2020 lender production21022/22/2021 11:42:12 PMhttps://www.chfainfo.com/participating-lenders/single-family/Lists/HF/AllItems.aspxFalseCHFA would like to thank all our Participating Lenders for their continued support and dedication to Colorado homebuyers, especially in such a challenging year. With the help of our 119 Participating Lenders, CHFA was able to help 10,483 households 2021-02-04T07:00:00Zhttps://conta.cc/2NRFzI4, Read enewshttps://www.chfainfo.com
one-stop filter: find a chfa-approved online homebuyer education class9742/2/2021 3:43:30 PMhttps://www.chfainfo.com/participating-lenders/single-family/Lists/HF/AllItems.aspxFalseCHFA is pleased to present a new way for homebuyers to search for a CHFA-approved online homebuyer education class. Simply visit chfainfo.ehomeamerica.org and follow the prompts to register for a class. We hope this makes finding a CHFA-approved 2021-02-02T07:00:00Zhttps://conta.cc/3cyiF2N, Read enewshttps://www.chfainfo.com