CHFA Awarded $453,000 for Housing Counseling
DENVER, CO – Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA) has been awarded a $453,026 grant to support housing counseling agencies located throughout Colorado.
“For Coloradans who need help navigating affordable housing options or maintaining successful homeownership, HUD-approved housing counselors offer such guidance. This counseling service is a key resource to facilitate housing stability in our communities,” said Cris White, CHFA executive director and CEO.
CHFA’s grant was awarded from the HUD Office of Housing Counseling. These grants support a wide array of counseling services including; credit repair, rental housing, home purchase, and foreclosure prevention counseling. During the 2019 program year, HUD grant funds administered by CHFA supported housing counseling agencies in serving 2,188 households.
The following housing counseling organizations will be supported by the new grant funds. Please note that many agencies’ services areas extend beyond their base city.
Brothers Redevelopment, Inc., Edgewater
Denver Housing Authority, Denver
Douglas County Housing Partnership, Lone Tree
Housing Resources of Western Colorado, Grand Junction
Housing Solutions for the Southwest, Durango
Northeast Denver Housing Center, Denver
Rocky Mountain Community Land Trust, Colorado Springs
Southwest Improvement Council, Denver
Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments, Cañon City
CHFA strengthens Colorado by investing in affordable housing and community development. Created in 1973, CHFA invests in loans to low- and moderate-income homebuyers through our network of participating lenders, and makes loans to affordable multifamily rental housing developers and small and medium sized businesses. CHFA also provides education and technical assistance about affordable housing and economic development. CHFA is a self-sustaining public enterprise. CHFA issued debt is not the obligation of the state. For more information about CHFA please visit chfainfo.com, call its Denver office at 1.800.877.chfa (2432), or its Western Slope office at 1.800.877.8450.