Training and 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 CodeĀ®

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. Access the workshop materials in PDF. Also, we've provided some guides, forms and sample documents you may find useful:

PAB Financing Webinar Slides

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


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