March 2021
CHFA eNews
in this issue
Welcome to Community Connections
CHFA Invests $3 Billion Into Colorado’s Economy
Reaching Regions: CHFA Collaborations Around Colorado
Local Spotlight: Pueblo CCHH
Opening Doors to Homeownership Opportunities
welcome to community connections
CHFA has renamed its CHFA News eNewsletter to Community Connections. This bimonthly eNewsletter will continue to provide general CHFA news and information but will also include a closer look at how local communities are addressing their unique affordable housing and economic development needs, oftentimes in collaboration with CHFA and its partners. Welcome to Community Connections and thanks for reading! 
chfa invests $3 billion into colorado’s economy
In 2020, CHFA remained fully operational despite the pandemic and sharply focused on its mission, resulting in $3.6 billion invested to support affordable housing and community development. 
reaching regions: chfa collaborations around colorado
Helping Hands Program
The new Colorado Ute Mountain Ute Helping Hands Program that will help families of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe complete significant home renovations.
Off-grid Housing and Unsheltered Outreach
The San Luis Valley is working to meet critical needs for many of its most vulnerable residents. 

NMTC Awarded to Support Pueblo Community Health Center
The Pueblo Community Health Center is building a new, 64,000 square-foot facility to meet primary healthcare needs.
local spotlight: pueblo cchh
Nonprofits Grants
Three nonprofits participating in the Pueblo Community Commission on Housing and Homelessness (CCHH) have been awarded capacity building grants from CHFA.

2020 Successes
The Pueblo CCHH is celebrating several achievements to advance affordable housing and homelessness support in its community.
opening doors to homeownership opportunities
CHFA is expanding efforts to support homeownership opportunities, particularly for Hispanic and Black/African American Coloradans
industry resources: report on land trusts and housing credit
Urban Land Conservancy (ULC) recently released a report, The Benefits of Using Community Land Trusts with Low Income Housing Tax Credits.
contact us
For more information, please contact CHFA.

CHFA Community Relationship Managers:
Caroline Trani, Southern Colorado Community Relationship Manager, 719.569.5353
Chris Lopez, Southwest Colorado Community Relationship Manager, 970.812.1142
Jeff Owsley, South Central Colorado Community Relationship Manager, 719.569.4484
Margie Joy, Western Slope Community Relationship Manager, 970.812.1150
Jerilynn Martinez Francis, Director Marketing and Community Relations