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The Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) regularly issues press releases of interest to the general public. Stay current by scanning CHFA's latest announcements below.  

For more information contact:  Lisa Kidder, Director of Communications, 860-571-4355.

Please note:  CHFA also announces news of special interest to lending, housing, and investor professionals.  See  News for Lenders, News for Developers, News for Management Agents, or News for Investors for the latest CHFA information related to your business. 

CHFA Press Releases Found: 223  matches     Displaying: 1 - 223 
DatePress Release
7/24/2017Bulletin 129 - CHFA HFA Preferred Program - Income Debt Ratios  

7/24/2017CHFA Regular Meeting Notice, July 27, 2017  

7/24/2017Invitation for Public Comments at July 27, 2017 CHFA Board Meeting  

6/30/2017Bulletin 128 - Loan Origination System (LOS) Lender Portal Update

6/29/2017Bulletin 127 - Teachers Mortgage Assistance Program 2017-2018

6/7/2017Bulletin 126 - GSE Uniform Closing Dataset (UCD Requirement

6/1/2017Bulletin 125 - Condominium Documentation Policy Update

5/31/2017Bulletin 124 - Student Loan Credit Policy for CHFA Conventional Loans

5/30/2017Bulletin 123 - Downpayment Assistance Program Delinquent Credit Policy

5/26/2017Bulletin 122 - Income Limit Revisions for Homebuyer Programs

5/5/2017Bulletin 121 - Revision to CHFA Interest Rate Point Options

5/4/2017Bulletin 120 - FHA Qualifying Income Debt Ratios Pilot Program

4/24/2017CHFA Regular Meeting Notice, April 27, 2017

3/30/2017Bulletin 119 - Revisions to Single Family Sales Price Limits

3/27/2017Bulletin 118 - Finance Department Form Updates

3/16/2017Bulletin 117 - Downpayment Assistance Program Update

3/3/2017CHFA & Spectrum Enterprises Semi-Annual LIHTC Compliance Conference

2/28/2017Bulletin 116 - Freddie Mac (FHLMC) HFA Advantage Program

2/13/2017Bulletin 115 - CHFA Federal Recapture Tax Form Updates

2/6/2017Bulletin 114A - CHFA Revised File Order Checklists for Loan Submissions

2/6/2017Bulletin 114B - Lender Authorization to Submit Electronic Files to CHFA

1/23/2017CHFA Regular Meeting Notice, January 26, 2017

12/13/2016Bulletin 113 - Maximum Loan Amount Increasing for CHFA HFA Preferred™ Loan Products

12/13/2016Connecticut Housing Finance Authority recognized by global green USA for building environmentally friendly affordable housing

12/5/2016Bulletin 112 - 2017 Lender Calendar Release

11/2/2016Cancellation of CHFA Special Meeting of November 3, 2016

10/31/2016CHFA TO ISSUE $276 MILLION IN BONDS IN NOVEMBER

10/28/2016Bulletin 111 - CHFA Loan Servicers Name Change

10/24/2016CHFA Regular Meeting Notice, October 27, 2016

9/26/2016CHFA Regular Meeting Notice, September 29, 2016

8/26/2016Notice of Funding Availability - State-Sponsored Housing Portfolio - Pre-transaction Critical Needs Funding

8/22/2016Bulletin 110 - HFA Preferred Product Update

8/2/2016Strong first-time homebuyer demand drives $185 million CHFA bond sale

7/22/2016Bulletin 109 - CHFA LOS Missing Exhibits Status Report for Lenders

7/1/2016HTCC - 2016 Ranking Report/Awards Round II

6/27/2016CHFA Plans To Sell $86 Million In Tax Exempt Bonds To Create And Preserve Multifamily Affordable Rental Housing

6/17/2016Bulletin 108 - Teachers Mortgage Assistance Program 2016 -2017 Updates

5/27/2016Bulletin 107 - CHFA Loan Program Outlines and Underwriting Guides Update

5/13/2016Bulletin 106 - 2016 Income and Sales Price Limit Revisions

5/11/2016Bulletin 105 - DAP Loan Servicer Name Change

5/4/2016Bulletin 104 - CHFA Notice Regarding Income and Sales Price Limits

5/3/2016Servicing Bulletin 2016-03 - CHFA non-HAMP Modifications

4/29/2016Servicing Bulletin 2016-02 - Super Liens

4/14/2016Bulletin 103 - CHFA Loan Program Outlines and Underwriting Guides

4/13/2016Bulletin 102 - CHFA Credit Policy and Underwriting Guidelines Update

4/7/2016Housing Tax Credit Contribution Notice of Funding Availability & Important Reminders

4/7/2016HTCC - 2016 Ranking Report/Awards

4/6/2016Servicing Bulletin 2016-01 - Foreclosure Expense Pre-Reimbursements Option

3/31/2016CHFA AWARDS FEDERAL TAX CREDITS FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING

3/29/2016Bulletin 101 - IHFA Authorization to Fund CHFA First Mortgage Loans with DAP

2/25/2016Bulletin 100 - CHFA HFA Preferred™ Subject Property Sales Price

1/12/2016Bulletin 99 - CHFA Loan Servicer Credit Score Eligibility

1/12/2016Fidelity Investments Tax Exempt Portfolio Prospectus 2015

1/11/2016Bulletin 98 - AmeriNational Community Services, LLC Replaces Bogman, Inc.

12/17/2015Strong Retail Response to CHFA Bond Sale -- $30.1 million in Tax Exempt Bonds will Finance Affordable Multifamily Rental Housing

11/23/2015CHFA plans to sell $60.3 million in tax exempt bonds to finance affordable multifamily rental housing

11/4/2015Bulletin 97 - Interest Rate on Duplicate CHFA Loan Reservations

10/28/2015CHFA wins 2015 Robert C. Larson Housing Policy Leadership Award

10/7/2015CONNECTICUT HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY OFFERS INFORMATIONAL HOMEBUYER SEMINARS IN EASTERN CONNECTICUT

9/24/2015Bulletin 96 - TRID Compliance Obligations of Participating Lenders Update

9/21/2015CHFA Regular Meeting Notice, September 24, 2015

9/21/2015Invitation for Public Comments at September 24, 2015 CHFA Board Meeting

9/17/2015Bulletin 95A - Revised CHFA Second Mortgage Deed

9/11/2015Bulletin 95 - Expanded Eligibility for HFA Preferred; DAP Deed Revised and Processing FHA Loans

8/28/2015Bulletin 94 - New CHFA Lender Training Schedule

8/26/2015Gov. Malloy announces $18 million to revitalize and expand affordable housing opportunities

8/21/2015CHFA issues RFP for Bond Underwriters

8/14/2015Bulletin 93 - TRID Requirements for CHFA Approved Participating Lenders

7/30/2015Bulletin 92 - CHFA Approved Private Mortgage Insurance Providers

7/27/2015HTCC - 2015 Ranking Report/Awards

7/24/2015Bulletin 91 - CHFA Revisions to Income and Sales Price Limits

7/24/2015CHFA Bond Sale Oversubscribed

7/16/2015CHFA plans to sell $161 million in Tax Exempt Bonds to finance single family mortgages

7/14/2015Bulletin 90 - New CHFA File Order Submission Checklist

7/2/2015CHFA Offers Military Homeownership Programs to Thank Those Who Serve

6/29/2015CHFA Selects New Executive Director

6/23/2015Bulletin 89 - CHFA Eliminates Adverse Market Fee on HFA Preferred Loans

6/17/2015Bulletin 88 - Teacher Mortgage Assistance Program 2015-2016 Changes

6/17/2015CHFA PROGRAMS RECEIVE STATE & NATIONAL RECOGNITION

5/7/2015Bulletin 87 - CHFA Announces a New Schedule for Publishing Single Family Program Interest Rates

5/1/2015Bulletin 86 - 2-4 Unit Condominium Project Eligibility

4/23/2015Bulletin 85 - CHFA Adds Online Counseling

4/22/2015Bulletin 84 - Housing Counseling Required for All CHFA Loans

4/15/2015HUD AWARDS $152,633 IN HOUSING COUNSELING GRANTS IN CONNECTICUT

4/10/2015Bulletin 83 - New Program Type in LOS for Uninsured Loans and a New Loan Program Reference Guide

4/6/2015Sen. Blumenthal, New Haven Mayor Harp Announce Emergency Mortgage Assistance Funds Available

3/30/2015Servicing Bulletin 2015-01 - Elimination of the Pre-Claim Option

3/26/2015Governor Malloy Announces Funds to Support Affordble Housing Throughout the State

3/12/2015Bulletin 82 - CHFA Loan Servicer Assignments for Approved Conventional Uninsured Loans

3/11/2015Bulletin 81A - CHFA Loan Origination System New Release - Loan Reservation Screen Updates

3/9/2015CHFA announces Multifamily Second Mortgage Program

2/27/2015Bulletin 81 - CHFA Loan Origination System New Release - Loan Reservation Screen Updates

2/26/2015Bulletin 80 - PMI Available for HFA Preferred Program 2–4 Unit Properties - CHFA Increases Allowable Closing Cost Fees on 1st Mortgage Loans

2/19/2015Bulletin 79A - CHFA Announces Revisions to DAP Underwriting Guidelines

2/5/2015FHA Reduction in Mortgage Insurance Premiums a boost for first time homebuyers

2/4/2015Bulletin 79 - CHFA Downpayment Assistance Program (DAP) Underwriting Guideline Revisions

1/22/2015Bulletin 78 - CHFA Requirements for FHA Loans with New Case Number Assignments

1/12/2015Notice 5 - Idaho Housing Finance Authority Powerpoint Presentation - Revised

1/9/2015CHFA To Finance Energy Improvements On Vernon Housing Authority Properties

12/31/2014Bulletin 77 - CHFA Announces New Changes (Revision)

12/24/2014DESLAURIERS TO SERVE AS CHFA’S INTERIM EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

12/19/2014Bulletin 76 - Single Family Downpayment Assistance Program Credit Analysis Update

12/19/2014Chatman resigns as Executive Director-President of CHFA

12/10/2014Bulletin 75 - New CHFA Insured Pilot Program (CIPP)

12/10/2014GOV. MALLOY ANNOUNCES $19.2 MILLION TO REVITALIZE AND EXPAND AFFORDABLE HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES

11/17/2014CHFA Regular Board Meeting Notice for November 20, 2014

11/17/2014INTEREST IN HOMEOWNERSHIP AMONG RENTERS STILL STRONG

11/5/2014Bulletin 74 - New "Senior Loan Processor" Role Added to CHFA Loan Origination System

10/28/2014CHFA Regular Board Meeting Notice for October 30, 2014

10/24/2014CHFA WINS NCSHA AWARD FOR PROGRAM EXCELLENCE

10/23/2014Connecticut Housing Oversubscribed On Day of Turmoil

10/23/2014GOV. MALLOY ANNOUNCES FUNDS TO SUPPORT AFFORDABLE HOUSING THROUGHOUT THE STATE

10/15/2014Connecticut Housing Finance Agency to Sell $158 Million

9/19/2014Multifamily Bond Initiative

9/18/2014Bulletin 73 - CHFA Loan Origination System (LOS) Enhancements and Changes

9/18/2014CHFA Regular Board Meeting Notice for September 23, 2014

9/18/2014Invitation for Public Comments at September 23, 2014 CHFA Board Meeting

9/11/2014Bulletin 72 - HFA Preferred UPDATE Minimum Credit Score Requirements and DAP Eligibility for Condominiums

9/11/2014CHFA is now accepting Advances Electronically

8/21/2014CHFA Regular Board Meeting Notice for August 28, 2014

8/15/2014CHFA Sale of $123 Million in Tax Exempt Bonds to Finance Single Family Mortgages

8/7/2014IRMA Notice

8/1/2014Bulletin 71 - CHFA Announces Revisions to Income and Sales Price Limits

7/28/2014CHFA Regular Board Meeting Notice July 31, 2014

7/9/2014CHFA OFFERS 0 PERCENT DOWNPAYMENT ASSISTANCE LOANS FOR VETERANS

7/7/2014Bulletin 70 - New Email Mailbox for Lender Inquiries and Special Request

6/19/2014CHFA Regular Board Meeting Notice for June 26, 2014

6/19/2014Invitation for Public Comments at June 26, 2014 CHFA Board Meeting

6/13/2014Bulletin 69 - CHFA Announces Revisions to Eligible Dwelling and Downpayment Assistance Program Guidelines

6/12/2014Bulletin 68 - CHFA Announces a "NEW" Veteran Homeownership Pilot Program (VHPP)

6/12/2014CHFA Special Board Meeting

6/11/2014Bulletin 67 - CHFA Increases the Maximum Loan-to-Value on CHFA First Mortgage Loans Insured by VA or USDA

6/10/2014Bulletin 66 - Teachers Mortgage Assistance Program 2014-2015 Changes

5/22/2014CHFA Regular Board Meeting Notice for May 29, 2014

5/22/2014Invitation for Public Comments at May 29, 2014 CHFA Board Meeting

4/30/2014GOV. MALLOY ANNOUNCES FUND TO SPUR ECONOMIC GROWTH AND TRANSIT ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT ALONG EXPANDING CONNECTICUT TRANSPORTATION CORRIDORS

4/29/2014Bulletin 65A - Revision to Bulletin 65 (CHFA) Closed Loan Documentation Requirements

4/28/2014Bulletin 65 - Revision to Connecticut Housing Finance Authority Closed Loan Documentation

4/14/2014Bulletin 64 - CHFA New Interest Rate Options for Borrower(s) and Increased Compensation for Service Released Lenders

4/14/2014GOV. MALLOY ANNOUNCES FUNDS TO SUPPORT AFFORDABLE HOUSING THROUGHOUT THE STATE

4/10/2014GOV. MALLOY: GRANTS AWARDED TO BUILD SUPPORTIVE HOUSING DEVELOPMENTS IN BRIDGEPORT, HAMDEN, HARTFORD & MANCHESTER

4/3/2014Spanish Website Launch Strengthens CHFA Connection with State’s Hispanic Markets

3/28/2014GOV. MALLOY RELEASES MAJOR REPORT OUTLINING PLANS TO SUPPORT STATE’S AFFORDABLE HOUSING PORTFOLIO OVER THE NEXT 10 YEARS

3/27/2014Capital Plan: State-Sponsored Housing Portfolio

3/13/2014Bulletin 63 - Revision to Loan Servicer Assignment for CHFA HFA Preferred Loans

2/26/2014CHFA Regular Meeting Notice February 27, 2014

2/26/2014Invitation for Public Comments at February 27, 2014 Board Meeting

2/19/2014Servicing Bulletin 10 - CHFA Loan Modification Process Update

1/13/2014Bulletin 62 - HFA Preferred Loan Program - Loans in Targeted Areas

1/10/2014Bulletin 61A - Revision to Bulletin 61 - NMLS added to DAP Note/Deed

1/9/2014Bulletin 61 - CHFA Updated DAP Second Mortgage Deed and Second Mortgage Note

12/6/2013Bulletin 60 - HFA Preferred Transfer Fee and Tax Service Fee to U S Bank

11/18/2013CHFA Regular Board Meeting Notice for November 21, 2013

11/15/2013Bulletin 59 - Borrower(s) Asset Test for Downpayment

11/14/2013Bulletin 58 - Family Income Eligibility Policy and Related Underwriting Guidelines

11/13/2013Bulletin 57 - CHFA Revision to Policy Regarding Eligibility Criteria for Participating and Correspondent Lenders

10/16/2013Bulletin 55 - CHFA Eligible Dwellings Include 55 and Older Retirement Communities

10/2/2013Notice 4 - Regarding FNMA DU Release 9.1 and CHFA HFA Preferred

9/24/2013Request for Qualifications - Small Multifamily Lending Program

9/23/2013CT IS ONE OF THE 10 BEST STATES FOR FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYERS

8/29/2013GOV. MALLOY ANNOUNCES $16.5 MILLION INVESTMENT TO BOLSTER HOUSING EFFORTS IN FIVE MUNICIPALITIES

8/26/2013Governor Malloy: Investments Will Expand Housing Options and Bolster Economic Development

8/9/2013NORWICH TOWN COUNCIL APPROVES TOWN PARTICIPATION IN CHFA POLICE HOMEOWNERSHIP PROGRAM

8/7/2013CHFA AWARDS $10 MILLION IN STATE TAX CREDITS

7/31/2013Notice 3 - U. S. Bank HFA Preferred PowerPoint Presentation

7/30/2013CHFA introduces HFA Preferred Mortgages

7/23/2013Notice 1 - Important Notice to Service Released Lenders

6/20/2013Bulletin 54 - Teachers Mortgage Assistance Program 2013-2014 Changes

6/19/2013Bulletin 53 - Norwich Added to Police Homeownership Program

6/18/2013Bulletin 52 - CHFA Complies with FHA Requirements for DAP Funding

6/17/2013CT HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY SURVEY SHOWS MAJORITY STRUGGLE WITH SAVING FOR DOWNPAYMENT

6/17/2013GOV. MALLOY: STATE COMMITMENT TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING MOST SIGNIFICANT IN DECADES

6/5/2013TWO-THIRDS OF RENTERS INTERESTED IN HOMEOWNERSHIP

4/24/2013Invitation for Public Comment at the April 25, 2013 Board Meeting

4/23/2013Bulletin 51 - CHFA Eliminates Requirement for Audited Financial Statements for Correspondent Lender Approval

4/22/2013Bulletin 50 - CHFA To Pay Recapture Tax For Eligible Homeowners

4/9/2013CHFA announces LIHTC 9 percent Recipients

4/3/2013Gov Malloy: $7.49 Million in Federal Tax Credits Awarded to Seven Affordable Housing Developments

4/3/2013Help for Homeowners Facing Threat of Foreclosure

3/26/2013CHFA Regular Board Meeting Notice

3/26/2013Invitation for Public Comment at the March 28, 2013 Board Meeting

3/22/2013Servicing Bulletin 8 - CHFA Foreclosure Expense Pre-Reimbursement Option

2/28/2013Servicing Bulletin 7 - Delinquency & Foreclosure Reporting Supplement (Revision 3)

2/26/2013Invitation for Public Comment at the February 28, 2013 Board Meeting

1/29/2013CHFA Regular Board Meeting Notice

1/11/2013Bulletin 49A - Fannie Mae Approved Condos Eligible for Uninsured Financing

1/10/2013Bulletin 49 - CHFA Lifts Restriction on Originating Uninsured 1st Mortgage Loans

11/15/2012CHFA receives A+ from Global Green USA

11/8/2012LIHTC Property Owners May Provide Temporary Housing

10/31/2012THE CONNECTICUT HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY AGREES TO SELL HARTFORD’S PEARL STREET PROPERTIES

10/24/20122012 October Board Meeting Public Invite

9/20/20122012 September Board Public Invite

9/20/2012CHFA September 24, 2012 Meeting Notice

8/28/2012CHFA Meeting Notice for August 30, 2012

8/28/2012Invitation for Public Comment at the August 30, 2012 Regular Board Meeting

7/25/2012CHFA Special Meeting Notice for July 31, 2012

7/25/2012Invitation for Public Comment at the July 31, 2012 Special Board Meeting

6/22/2012CHFA Special Meeting Notice for June 29, 2012

6/22/2012Invitation for Public Comment at the June 29, 2012 Special Board Meeting

5/25/2012CHFA Regular Board Meeting Notice for May 30, 2012

3/28/2012REMINDER: CHFA MARCH BOARD MEETING RESCHEDULED

3/27/2012CHFA awarded $338,000 in grants to fund conseling programs

1/30/2012CHFA mortgage rate at historic low

12/27/2011CHFA AAA rating affirmed by S&P

11/7/2011RFP deadline for Insurance Consultant/Broker extended to 11/10/11 due to last week's weather.

10/5/2011CHFA provides 1,070 FEHLP loans

9/9/2011CHFA & Spectrum Enterprises Semi-Annual LIHTC Conferences

8/25/2011RFQ for Multifamily Residential Services

1/26/2011CANCELLATION: January Committee & Board Meetings

12/20/2010Request for Proposals - Marketing Consultant

3/12/2010Governor Rell Announces State to Fund Supportive Housing Development in Jewett City

1/11/2010CHFA is soliciting input on the 2011 QAP via an on-line survey

12/31/2009Treasury Dept. awards CHFA $5 million to jump start stalled housing.

12/15/2009Public Comment welcome at CHFA Board Meeting

9/22/2009Public Comment Welcome at CHFA Board Meeting

7/24/2009Public Comment Welcome at CHFA Board Meeting

7/10/2009U.S. Treasury Awards Connecticut Millions in Recovery Act Funds

3/20/2009CHFA to Hold Board Meetings Across the State

11/5/2008CHFA Board of Directors Appoints Timothy Bannon New President - Executive Director

2/29/2008Connecticut Housing Finance Authority Board of Directors Appoints Acting Interim President and Executive Director of CHFA

8/14/2007CHFA Announces Availability of Involuntary Unemployment Insurance

6/29/2007CHFA and GE Money Announce $25 Million Downtown Bridgeport Investment Program

5/1/2007CHFA and Mayors Speak On Affordable Housing Panel Discusses Accomplishments and Future Solutions
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