Let's Build the Community We All Want

Enterprise partners with investors and developers to create or preserve well-designed affordable homes connected to resources like healthcare, schools, jobs, and transportation – so that people have the opportunities to reach their full potential. When you partner with us, you help build the community we all want.

FOR DEVELOPERS FOR INVESTORS REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT

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OUR IMPACT OUR EXPERTISE
Since 1982
  • $43.6 billion invested
  • 585,000+ homes
  • 590,000 patient visits
  • 500,000 jobs
  • 16,000+ educational seats
  • 1+ million lives connected to opportunity pathways
    in communities nationwide
Capabilities
  • Investment management
  • Product structuring
  • Asset management
  • Real estate development
  • Property management

Investment Areas

  • Multifamily affordable housing
  • Community facilities
  • Health centers
  • Charter schools

FINANCING FOR DEVELOPERS

Affordable housing development is a long-term commitment. Choose a reliable partner you can count on every step of the way. We offer equity and debt financing for every stage of development.

DEBT FINANCING

  • Predevelopment Loans: Available for third-party due diligence, deposits for site control, permits and applications and consultant fees
  • Acquisition Loans: Available for land and building acquisition, predevelopment costs and critical repairs
  • Mini-Permanent: Community Facilities: Available for land and building acquisition, predevelopment costs and critical repairs
  • Acquisition/Mini-Permanent: Housing: Available for the acquisition of operating buildings, predevelopment costs and critical repairs
  • Construction and Bridge Loans: Available for construction of community facilities and housing developments
  • Permanent Loans: Long-term, fixed-rate capital to support a variety of community project needs; provided through the U.S Treasury Department’s CDFI Bond Guarantee Program.
  • Permanent & Commercial: Through our affiliate, Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital, LLC, a national full-service commercial real estate and multifamily mortgage banking company, we offer a wide range of lending products and services.

EQUITY FINANCING

  • Conventional Equity: Private equity for the acquisition and preservation of existing affordable and workforce rental housing communities by responsible operators.
  • Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Equity (LIHTC): Nearly all affordable housing in the U.S. is financed with LIHTC equity. Enterprise has pioneered LIHTC financing from the start, helping craft the original legislation on through introducing a tiered yield structure in multi-investor funds. 
  • New Markets Tax Credit Equity (NMTC): Financing for businesses and community facilities located in the country’s most distressed rural and urban communities.

OPPORTUNITIES FOR INVESTORS

Investments in your community are substantial commitments. That’s why we work with you every step of the way – to deliver the financial returns and community impact you want.

FIXED INCOME FUNDS

  • Impact Note: Help build or preserve affordable housing and community developments.
    • For individual or institutional investors
    • 1 - 10-year terms
    • $25,000 minimum investment
  • Loan Fund: Help build or preserve affordable housing and community developments.
    • For institutional investors
    • Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)-eligible
    • 3-year minimum term

EQUITY FUNDS

  • Conventional Equity: Help preserve affordable and workforce housing through private equity investments.
    • For individual or institutional investors
    • Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)-eligible
    • 8 - 10-year terms
    • $500,000 minimum investment
  • Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Equity: Help build or preserve well-designed affordable homes.
    • For institutional investors
    • Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)-eligible
    • 15-year term
  • New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Equity: Help build or preserve well-designed affordable homes and high-impact community facilities in low-income communities.
    • For institutional investors
    • Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)-eligible
    • 7-year term

Enterprise has been named to the ImpactAssets 50 four years in a row. The list identifies experienced impact investment firms delivering financial and social returns.

Enterprise Community Loan Fund, which administers the Loan Fund and Impact Note, earned an “A+” issuer credit rating from S&P Global Ratings.

 

WHY ENTERPRISE

Financial Stability: We approach every investment with discipline, rigor and entrepreneurship – to deliver the highest level of stability, trust and creativity to you.

Data-Driven Analysis: We guide and evaluate investments with metrics. Opportunity360 helps evaluate opportunity in any neighborhood in the country and the impact of a single project or entire portfolio of work.

Telling the Impact Story: Our Annual Report highlights high-impact developments and initiatives our partners support. Our Social Return on Investment report provides a deep-dive analysis of a representative Enterprise investment. And our podcast, Untold Returns, was created to spread the word that smart investments with a conscience work.

National Reach: We have investments in all 50 states, D.C., and Puerto Rico. From urban locations to tribal lands, from supportive housing for homeless people to mixed-income properties, the developments we support are diverse and sustainable. 

For more information, contact us.

 

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