Enterprise Community Loan Fund, Inc. (ECLF) is a non-profit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) headquartered in Columbia, Maryland and certified by the U.S. Department of Treasury. ECLF’s mission is to deliver innovative financial products and technical assistance to mission-aligned organizations to acquire, develop and preserve quality affordable housing for low- and moderate-income families, and to revitalize their communities by providing access to good jobs, quality affordable housing, schools, transportation and healthy living environments. ECLF accomplishes this mission by providing loan capital to community-based, non-profit, and mission-aligned for-profit, affordable housing and community facility developers with the intent of increasing the stock and improving the quality of affordable housing and community facilities in the communities it serves throughout the United States.
As a U.S. Treasury Department-certified Community Development Financial Institution, the Enterprise Community Loan Fund has:
- Invested more than $1.74 billion in low-income communities
- Built and/or renovated over 109,000 affordable homes nationwide
- Enabled 590,000 Federally Qualified Health Center patient visits
- Created 15,000 educational seats
- Developed and/or rehabbed 4.1 million square feet of commercial real estate
- Recently received a strong rating of AA- by Standard and Poor’s.
- Is a member of the Opportunity Finance Network and an AERIS rated CDFI.
ECLF also leverages financial, technical and policy resources from across all of Enterprise’s leading entities. That means we bring specialized expertise and innovative financing structures to support our borrowers’ community development goals.
ECLF is an equal opportunity provider.
Your investment in the Enterprise Community Loan Fund helps us work around the country in partnership with local nonprofits and mission-aligned developers to provide affordable housing, health care facilities and schools in the communities that need them the most. Here are just a few examples:
Now Open: Nation’s First Community Solar Garden Owned by a Housing Authority
More than 500 low-income homes are now powered by solar energy, thanks to the new solar garden in Aurora, Colorado.
Taking a Chance: Revitalizing Remington
For nearly a decade, Enterprise Community Partners and Seawall Development have been working together to revitalize the Remington neighborhood in Baltimore
Innovative Partnership Creates 500 Affordable Homes with Supportive Services
King County Hospital Center and CAMBA Housing Ventures partner to develop affordable homes in Brooklyn, NY.
An Iconic Hospital Transformed into Affordable Homes for Seniors in Cleveland
Community effort to restore vacant anchor institution in Buckeye neighborhood pays off, providing new nonprofit space and affordable homes for seniors.
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