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About Build For CT

Build For CT program is a collaborative housing initiative between the Connecticut Department of Housing (DOH) and the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA). Leveraging $200 million in State bonding to address the housing needs of Connecticut's middle-income renters, this innovative public-private partnership aims to ensure that residents have access to quality housing while contributing to the state's economic vitality and future growth. 


  • Provide subordinate below market financing in partnership with approved senior lenders to facilitate the development of market rate and workforce housing.

  • Minimum 20% of units are restricted to middle-income renters earning between 60-120% of Area Median Income (AMI).

  • Loan types included construction-to-permanent and permanent-only loans.

  • Financing Development activities include to be built or recently completed market rate multifamily developments; new construction, adaptive reuse or substantial rehab.

  • Flexible and below market loan terms.



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Participating Lender?

Don't miss the opportunity to become a participating lender for CHFA's Build For CT program. Learn how banks, mortgage companies, and lending institutions can partner with CHFA to offer subordinate financing.


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Click on the link below to review the eligibility requirements for participating in the Build For CT program.



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Rent and Income

Quickly discover maximum rent and household income thresholds for various towns in Connecticut with our user-friendly calculator. Simply input the town you're inquiring about to access the information.


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This site provides information only regarding the Build For CT program and does not constitute legal advice. For legal advice, please consult your own attorney or for financial advice, please consult your financial advisor or a certified housing counselor. The information on this site is subject to change without notice.

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