Training & Workshops

Developer's Tool Kit

Everything you ever wanted to know about the housing development process can be learned in this two-day workshop.

This two-day workshop is typically held each spring and is designed to enlighten participants about the art and science of affordable housing development. Through role-playing, participants will attempt to solve the housing challenge facing a typical Colorado community. Hands-on exercises will provide a working knowledge of the critical steps necessary to develop an affordable rental housing community.

Hammering Out the Deal
This class is typically held in the fall, please check back for event information.

In this workshop, you will work with your peers on three in-depth project case studies, including rental acquisition, rural rental preservation, and new rental development. Learn about financing options, maximizing affordability, and project phasing. This class is designed for housing developers who want to use more complex financing sources. Participants must have a high level of comfort with Microsoft Excel and with the basic principles of real estate finance.

Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Contractor Workshop

Next Workshop: TBD

Colorado Energy Codes Online Training Provides the tools and information local Colorado governments need to implement and benefit from the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code®

Emergency Solutions Grantee Workshop

Next Workshop: Held annually in June - next date TBD

Private Activity Bond Workshops

DOLA/DOH, CHFA & Kutak Rock LLP hold a webinar every summer for local officials, developers & others who want to learn how to best utilize Private Activity Bond (PAB) financing to benefit their communities., We update it each year to reflect recent changes in the economy and bond market. The workshop materials are provided here in PDF, and you can find a recording of the webinar here, Also, we've provided some guides, forms and sample documents you may find useful:


Private Activity Bond (PAB) Financing
PAB Financing Webinar Slides

2019 PAB Workshop Powerpoint​
Chfa reach Webinar: Private Activity Bond Financing

Other materials:

PAB Compliance Guide
Avoiding Troubled Tax-Advantaged Bonds
p5005 Conduit Issuers
IRS Form 8038 Information Return for Tax-Exempt Private Activity Bonds
IRS Form 8328 Carry Forward Election of Unused PAB Volume Cap
PAB Use and Carry forward Options
PAB Carry forward Docs
Legal Overview of PAB Financing
Housing Bond Basics
Sample Blank City Assignment Resolution
Sample Blank PAB Carry Forward Ordinance
Sample Blank Inducement Resolution