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August 29, 2018

Realizing the Benefits of Bringing Early Learning and Affordable Housing Together in Washington

Our recently released report, Home & Hope: Creating Early Learning and Affordable Housing Together, builds upon the experience and expertise of designers, developers, educators, policy makers and funders to guide the development process from site selection to finance, design and, finally, operation. 
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Sep19

Preserving Rural Affordable Homes: Building Know-How and Networks Through the Texas Preservation Academy

Between January and September 2018, Enterprise conducted the first Texas Rural Rental Housing Preservation Academy, a series of no-cost training and peer learning sessions designed to help rural housing providers and nonprofits acquire and/or preserve USDA housing in their respective communities.
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Sep19

Enterprise to Reinvest $4M+ Award into Communities and Healthy Food Initiatives

The CDFI Fund has announced its FY 2018 CDFI Program awards, providing more than $200 million in grants to 302 organizations nationwide. Enterprise Community Loan Fund (Enterprise) received a $1.125 million Financial Assistance (FA) award, and a Healthy Foods Financing Initiative (HFFI) award. The $3 million HFFI grant will allow Enterprise to positively impact the health of the people we serve by improving the quality and availability of fresh and healthy foods in low-income communities. As we work to connect people to opportunity and end housing insecurity in the U.S., the CDFI Program helps build our capacity to meet the lending needs of low-income communities.
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Sep07

Enterprise Advisors: A Catalyst for Community Success

On Episode 7 of Building Blocks, Laurel Blatchford, President of Enterprise Community Partners, and Patrick Jordan, Vice President of Enterprise Advisors, discuss the incredible growth of our technical assistance and consulting work through initiatives like disaster recovery and resilience, the National Resource Network, and, most recently, Opportunity Zones.
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Sep06

Housing Finance Reform Returns on the 10th Anniversary of the GSEs’ Conservatorships

Over the past decade, successive Congresses and administrations have tried to implement reforms to the housing finance system, including resolving the status of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. House Financial Services Chairman Hensarling (R-TX) and Rep. Delaney (D-MD) have introduced a new bipartisan bill to move towards a system intended to reduce systemic and taxpayer risk.
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