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Success Stories


The Research, Marketing, and Outreach department works to support CHFA’s mission by providing data and research to assist in the organizations decision making. 



A Look at Developments Placed-In-Service

Take a stroll with us across the state to see the tasteful, affordable rental homes CHFA has financed, providing Connecticut residents a safe place to call home. Featured is an excerpt from the legislatively mandated “Annual report re fair housing choice and racial and economic integration”, which portrays developments that have had their first unit certified as suitable for occupancy during October 1, 2018 – September 30, 2019.  Access the full report.


April 2020


CDFI Loan Pool Report (Q4 2019)

CHFA’s Small Multifamily CDFI Loan Pool Program makes available $12 million of low-cost capital provided by both CHFA and Connecticut's Office of Policy and Management, for the redevelopment or rehabilitation of vacant or blighted small multifamily/mixed use rental properties with 3 to 20 units. Financing has been allocated specifically to support responsible growth policies and transit-oriented development. The Hartford Community Loan Fund, the Housing Development Fund, and Capital for Change are participants in the program. Since its inception in 2014, participating CDFIs have utilized $7.2 million to finance the rehabilitation of 50 properties resulting in 198 affordable rental units.


February 2020


CHFA Supports Veterans and Military Families

On this Veterans Day our family at CHFA express the utmost gratitude to all members of the U.S. military, in all branches, past and present, living and deceased, for their valiant and heroic deeds. Since 1969, the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority's dedication of fulfilling its mission to provide safe and affordable rental housing to all residents of Connecticut is unwavering. CHFA offers multifamily and single family programs which help make a difference in the lives of military personnel who have served or are currently serving.


November 2019


Northfield Firehouse

The Housing Connections Program of Connecticut worked with the Litchfield Housing Trust in the helping redevelop the Northfield Firehouse. The Litchfield Housing Trust provides opportunities for families with incomes below eighty percent of area median income to afford to live in Litchfield. The renovation of the Northfield Firehouse was converted into two affordable rental units. With technical assistance from Housing Connections, the Litchfield Housing Trust obtained services of a professional housing development consultant to assemble financing for the project and building a project pipeline over several years.




Stuart Farm

The Housing Connections Program of Connecticut worked with the Kent Affordable Housing, Inc., to develop Stuart Farm. Located in northwestern Connecticut on the southern edge of the Berkshires, Stuart Farm is an example of the scale and quality of affordable housing that works neatly in small New England towns. The Housing Connections staff provided strategic technical support to Kent Affordable Housing, Inc. in developing their vision, plans for, and implantation of the development of Stuart Farms.




Historic Mills Reborn: CHFA's Adaptive Reuse Creates Affordable Rental Housing

An illustrated depiction of abandoned mills repurposed into housing throughout Connecticut. With funding by CHFA and other public/private sources, these historic once-thriving, empty structures have been resurrected in a new era.



September 2019


Economic Impact Report

The financing of affordable housing that CHFA been able to accomplish over the past decade has not only provided much needed affordable homes for families and individuals in Connecticut, but it has also been an economic driver of growth for the state. This report highlights the integral role housing and CHFA play in the economic vitality of the State of Connecticut.



November 2018
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