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Connecticut Housing Finance Authority

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This site map is a guide to the content on this CHFA website.  Follow the links below to gain direct access to various sections/pages of this website.

CHFA's three-hour pre-closing class provides an overview of the financial and practical steps involved in buying and maintaining a home for CHFA loan applicants.

CHFA's eight-hour pre-purchase class provides in-depth instruction on the steps towards homeownership to anyone interested in buying their first home. It is also mandatory for CHFA loan applicants under the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership Program. Individual financial and credit counseling sessions are also available.

Learn more about the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority.

Find out about CHFA-financed developments in Connecticut that provide affordable housing for low-to moderate-income individuals and families.

The Affordable Housing Program makes loans and/or grants to eligible developers of affordable rental housing.

Contact the staff that can help and guide you at CHFA if you are a first-time homebuyer, a homeowner in crisis, a homeowner interested in a reverse mortgage, a participating lender or a lender interested in obtaining CHFA training.

Contact the appropriate CHFA staff that can help you find what you need.

Review CHFA’s recent quarterly and Annual Financial Reports.

The Assisted Living Demonstration Program provides rental housing to elders in Connecticut who are able to retain their independence with daily health and personal care support services.

Learn how CHFA has been recognized for its leadership in the development of innovative affordable housing in Connecticut.

Learn about CHFA's Board of Directors and Board Business.

Review CHFA’s Official Statements on bond issues.

Discover when it makes economic sense to buy a home rather than to rent. (Please note: this tool is provided by the New York Times.)

Find out about programs that can help you raise capital for your housing development.

Look into employment opportunities at CHFA.

Review the agendas of upcoming Board and Committee Meetings.

Review the minutes of recent Board Meetings.

Look ahead at the CHFA Board schedule.

Learn the steps to homeownership through this straightforward outline of the home buying process.

Look into whether your development qualifies for a CHFA mortgage loan backed by federal Tax Exempt Bonds, Taxable Bonds or non-bond sources.

CHFA Multifamily Mortgages provide financing for the construction or rehabilitation of affordable rental developments in Connecticut at below market interest rates.

CHFA offers online homebuyer education through a partnership with e-home America. This course is provided free of charge ONLY to applicants that have registered for a first time homebuyer mortgage with CHFA. The Online counseling option is an accepted, convenient method of meeting the counseling requirement for CHFA loans.

View the latest reports and data made available by CHFA for the public consumption related to Connecticut housing.

Get contact information for CHFA employees.

Are you wondering how CHFA has helped to expand affordable housing opportunities in Connecticut? Browse here to learn how CHFA has successfully partnered with developers, communities, state agencies and non-profit organizations in creating innovative, affordable housing that meets the needs of Connecticut’s residents.

Review the Consolidated Application materials if your development is interested in applying for financing under any of the housing programs administered by CHFA or the Connecticut Department of Housing (DOH).

Learn about the interagency programs that promote and support affordable housing development in Connecticut.

Learn more about the compliance and reporting requirements that apply to your housing development.

Learn about the compliance and reporting requirements associated with the LIHTC program.

The Congregate Housing for the Elderly Program makes loans and/or grants to eligible developers of affordable congregate housing for the frail elderly.

Locate the CHFA document, form or publication that you will need during the application and construction process.

Find additional resources to help you create affordable housing.

View CHFA resources and reference tools that help developers apply for financing.

Learn about CHFA’s Board of Directors

Apply for a low interest supplementary second mortgage to help you pay upfront expenses like down payments and closing costs if you have already qualified for a CHFA mortgage.

Obtain door-to-door driving directions to and from CHFA.

The Elderly Housing Program makes loans and/or grants to eligible developers of affordable elderly housing.

Review the list of condominium complexes in Connecticut that are eligible for CHFA mortgage financing.

Learn whether the condominium complex is on the CHFA-approved list and eligible for CHFA mortgage financing.

Investigate whether you qualify for a temporary mortgage assistance loan that will keep you from defaulting on your mortgage if you are a homeowner in financial crisis.

Find out how to access the funds in your development’s escrow reserves to pay for capital improvements and repairs in your housing development.

Sign up for the housing event or training seminar of interest to you or your organization.

Look ahead at events, training sessions, and deadlines that may affect your development’s timetable.

Look ahead at events, training sessions and deadlines that may affect your housing development.

Apply under the LIHTC program to receive federal tax credits for developments that agree to provide low-income housing for a minimum of 15 years.

Look into an FHA 203(k) Rehabilitation Mortgage if you are interested in buying and renovating a home.

Learn about how our Reverse Annuity Mortgage Program enables you to tap into the equity in your home. Locate state and national agencies and organizations that might help you obtain important information related to homeownership.

Check out the resources, programs and tools for affordable housing developers and sponsors.

Check out the affordable rental housing that is available in Connecticut.

Find out if you qualify for one of our affordable home mortgage programs; scan our homebuyer resources and you're certain to find what you need!

Explore the loan programs and support services available to you if you are a homeowner in financial distress due to circumstances beyond your control.

Stay up to date on CHFA's achievements by reviewing our reports to the legislature.

Join our dynamic network of participating lenders and become a CHFA partner; find the information that you need to become a CHFA-approved Participating Lender.

Look into the compliance requirements of your housing program or mortgage loan and find out how to raise capital for your development.

Sign up right away for homeowner counseling if you are a homeowner possibly facing foreclosure and need a counselor to work with your lender on a solution to your mortgage issue.

CHFA has programs for homeowners at risk of losing their homes, including the Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program (EMAP) and free counseling services. Please note that borrowers with FHA loans are now eligible to apply for EMAP loans. If you have questions about the EMAP Program, please CHFA's Call Center 860-571-3500 or 1-877-571-CHFA (toll free).

Find answers to your frequently-asked-questions.

Find answers to your frequently-asked-questions about CHFA mortgage programs and the home-buying process.

Check out special housing financing opportunities, including the federal and state tax credit programs.

Find definitions for common terms associated with home buying and home financing.

Learn about community-based residential facilities, or "Group Homes," for persons with developmental disabilities in Connecticut.

Learn about community-based residential facilities, or "Group Homes," for persons with developmental disabilities in Connecticut.

CHFA offers a first-time homebuyer mortgage loan program that offers a 30-year, fixed rate mortgage with low cost mortgage insurance coverage requirements. People who have owned homes before may also qualify for a loan under this program if they plan to purchase a home located in a targeted area.

CHFA offers a first-time homebuyer mortgage loan program that offers a 30-year, fixed rate mortgage with low cost mortgage insurance coverage requirements. There are no exceptions for CHFA Income Limits in Targeted Areas with this Program.

Review which developments have been awarded tax credits under both the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program and the Connecticut Housing Tax Credit Contribution (HTCC) program over the last decade.

Calculate how much home you can afford based on your debt, income, and loan terms.

Calculate the monthly mortgage payment on the home you wish to buy based on the home's price and the loan terms.

Learn about our affordable mortgages if you have a disability and are a first-time homebuyer or a prior homeowner moving to a targeted area of the state.

Learn about free CHFA homebuyer education classes and individual financial and credit counseling opportunities near you.

Check to see if your income meets the CHFA city, town and state income limits and whether you are eligible for a CHFA mortgage.

Learn about our competitive mortgages if you are a first-time homebuyer or a prior homeowner buying a home in a federally targeted area.

Review the current interest rates for each of CHFA’s home mortgage programs.

Check the current interest rates for each of CHFA’s home mortgage programs.

Find and compare CHFA Mortgage Programs that offer a variety of home loans with competitive interest rates.

Check to see if the home you hope to buy meets the CHFA city, town and state sales price limits and whether it is eligible for CHFA financing.

Take control of your home buying plan. CHFA has created resources and reference tools to help you chart and navigate your journey to homeownership.

Educate yourself about the issues that may impact your ability to maintain or sell your home by scanning the websites assembled by CHFA.

Are you in the market to purchase a home? Browse here to learn about CHFA’s affordable mortgage programs, tools and resources for homebuyers, and homeowners.

Learn about our affordable mortgages if you are an eligible tenant of publicly assisted housing and wish to become a homeowner.

See a listing of homes in Connecticut that are currently owned by CHFA due to foreclosure and are for sale.

Funding is available to address capital improvements, cosmetic repairs and a variety of activities that improve the quality of life for the residents.

The Housing for the Homeless Program provides financial assistance to eligible developers of affordable housing for homeless persons and families in need of transitional housing.

Discover how CHFA makes the news throughout Connecticut.

Check to see if a homebuyer is eligible for a CHFA mortgage by comparing their income to the CHFA city, town or state income limits.

Learn how CHFA has collaborated with other state agencies and non-profit organizations in creating affordable housing in Connecticut.

See how CHFA is performing by reviewing our Bond Statements and Annual Reports.

CHFA's Landlord Education and Housing Counseling Services provides, free of charge, an overview on the range of financial and practical topics that a homebuyer should understand before completing the 2-4 family homeownership process. This class is required for those purchasing a 2-4 family home under the CHFA Homebuyer Mortgage Program.

Sign-up your company’s loan originators, loan processors and underwriters for free lender training.

View or print the CHFA form or document that you need to complete your client’s loan application.

Check out the Lender Guide-Operating Manual for information on CHFA loan policies, procedures and eligibility requirements.

Stay current on CHFA interest rates and keep CHFA price limits, income limits and condominium eligibility requirements at your finger tips.

The Limited Equity Cooperatives Program makes loans and/or grants to eligible sponsors of affordable cooperative housing.

Download forms, documents and other CHFA publications intended for use by housing developers, owners and/or their counsels in the context of closing a loan with CHFA

Reserve funds for your clients quickly and conveniently by logging onto the On-Line Reservation System.

The federal Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program enables developers to raise equity and achieve financial feasibility for their affordable housing development.

Look up the HUD maximum incomes and maximum rents that will be applicable to your low or moderate income housing development in Connecticut.

Look up the HUD maximum incomes and maximum rents that will be applicable to your low or moderate income housing development in Connecticut.

Learn about our special mortgage rates if you are a veteran, Active Duty member of the U.S. military and National Guard, or if you are an unmarried widowed spouse or civil union partner of a service member who has died as a result of injury or disability sustained in the military.

Explore our affordable home financing opportunities if you are purchasing a mobile manufactured home in a state-licensed mobile home park.

The Moderate Rental Housing Program makes loans and/or grants to eligible sponsors of affordable rental housing.

Investigate our competitive mortgages if you are a teacher, police officer, Active Duty service member, National Guard member, veteran of the U.S. military or a widowed military spouse or civil partner.

The Mutual Housing Program makes loans and/or grants to eligible developers of low-to-moderate income housing.

Read CHFA news and announcements related to multifamily rental housing developments.

Read the latest news and announcements important to Owners and Management Agents of affordable housing developments.

Stay up-to-date on the latest information on CHFA products, services and policies.

Stay up-to-date on the latest information regarding CHFA financial services and policies.

See upcoming events that CHFA representatives will be attending.

Find additional resources to help you manage your housing development.

Locate the CHFA document, form or publication that you may need to keep your housing development in compliance.

View CHFA resources and reference tools that help Owners and Management Agents comply with their funding agreements.

Locate a CHFA-approved bank or mortgage company in Connecticut that can process your CHFA mortgage from application to closing.

Find out about our attractive home loans if you are a municipal or state police officer and intend to purchase a home in participating towns and cities.

Procedures of CHFA adopted by the Board of Directors

Procedures of CHFA adpoted by the Board of Directors

Procedures of CHFA adopted by the Board of Directors

Procedures of CHFA adopted by the Board of Directors

Review the Policy Statements issued by the CHFA Board of Directors.

Find out what’s new at CHFA by scanning our recent press releases.

CHFA press releases, media mentions, and events

The federal "Section 8" program provides rental subsidies on behalf of eligible tenants living in eligible affordable housing developments.

See a listing of CHFA-owned multifamily rental housing developments that are for sale.

Learn about the federal tax regulation that in rare circumstances could impact the sale of your CHFA- financed home.

Learn about the federal tax regulation that in rare circumstances could impact the sale of CHFA- financed homes.

Are you planning to develop affordable multifamily rental housing? Do you manage or own a multifamily development? Browse here to learn about the financing programs, tools and resources that can assist developers, Management Agents, Owners and renters of affordable housing in Connecticut.

Learn about CHFA's Escrow Reserves disbursement procedure if you manage, own or sponsor a development that was financed under a state housing program originally administered by the DECD.

Review CHFA's open and expired Requests for Proposals.

Learn how to qualify for financing that is set aside for special developments.

Learn about CHFA's Escrow Reserves reimbursement procedures if you manage, own or sponsor a development that was financed by a CHFA mortgage loan or another CHFA-administered funding source.

Find out how you can borrow against the equity in your home to pay yourself a monthly income for a five or ten year term, if you (and your spouse) are a homeowner at least 70 years old, and you (or your spouse) face long term care expenses.

Check to see whether a home meets the CHFA city, town or state sales price limits and is eligible for CHFA financing.

Apply to the Housing Development Fund, Inc. (a CHFA partner) for a low interest supplementary second mortgage to help you pay upfront expenses like down payments and closing costs if you have already qualified for a CHFA mortgage and you are purchasing in Fairfield County or sections of New Haven and Litchfield counties.

Apply under the HTCC program to receive up to $500,000 annually in state tax credits if you are a non-profit corporation housing developer, sponsor or manager.

Funding is available for SSHP developments that need to make physical improvements to the property to directly address Critical Needs.

Learn about Supportive Housing developments that combine affordable permanent housing with individualized health and support services for people who have experienced persistent homelessness.

Learn about Supportive Housing developments that combine affordable permanent housing with individualized health and support services for people who have experienced persistent homelessness.

Supportive Housing programs provide mortgage financing for service-supported affordable housing for Connecticut individuals and families who experience persistent homelessness or are at risk of becoming homeless.

Identify the geographic areas in Connecticut that are exempt from some CHFA eligibility requirements.

Identify the geographic areas in Connecticut that are exempt from some CHFA mortgage eligibility requirements.

Read about the federal and state tax credit programs that could help you raise equity for your development.

Look into our affordable home loans for teachers to intend to purchase in the priority or transitional school district where they are teaching.

Locate the CHFA Technical Services document, form or publication that you will need during the application and construction process.