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About Us


More than 50 Years of Investment in Affordable Housing    

Since 1969, CHFA has grown from a small quasi-public organization with $5 million dollars to lend for first-time homebuyer mortgages to an organization that lends more than $500 million dollars each year for affordable housing.  All 169 Connecticut towns have benefited from CHFA financing. 

CHFA leverages its financial strength in partnership with public and private investors. The result is that nearly 145,000 Connecticut residents have purchased their first homes with a CHFA below-market interest rate mortgage, allowing them to begin building their financial futures.  Additionally, CHFA's investments have built or renovated the more than 55,000 affordable multifamily apartments that hundreds of thousands of state residents call home.  



Our Mission

Connecticut Housing Finance Authority is a self-funded, quasi-public organization. Its mission is to alleviate the shortage of housing for low- to moderate-income families and persons in this state and, when appropriate, to promote or maintain the economic development of this state through employer-assisted housing efforts. 

Our Values

To meet our mission, our customers, partners and employees can trust us to:


Act with Integrity

We honor our responsibility to be sincere, honest, transparent and accountable in our work.


Bring Compassion to our Customer focus

We bring courtesy, responsiveness, efficiency and respect to all of our relationships.


Work as a Team

We achieve a common goal through teamwork, communication, and sharing our knowledge and resources.


Partner to Innovate

We are an innovative partner who is forward-thinking, committed to continuous improvement and open to new ideas and perspectives.


Take care of our Resources

We responsibly and prudently manage the resources that have been entrusted to us to ensure the long-term sustainability of our mission.


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