On episode 5 of Building Blocks, deconstruct the potential impact of Opportunity Zones and how Enterprise is helping frame the conversation with Enterprise's Laurel Blatchford, Rachel Reilly, and Flora Arabo,
Enterprise has invested more than $4 million in private equity along with $3.9 million in debt financing from the Enterprise Community Loan Fund while partnering with Shelter Resources, Inc. (SRI), to preserve 164 affordable homes in Lacey, Washington.
Loan Fund's Lori Chatman provides Affordable Housing Finance an overview of the new Opportunity Zones program, including why the next two months are crucial to the program's impact on low-income communities.
Enterprise Community Loan Fund, Mercy Loan Fund and NeighborWorks Capital have partnered to offer $15 million in rapid-response loans for community organizations to accelerate recovery from last year’s hurricanes and fires.
In The Oklahoman, Honor Capital President Jim Allen explains how support from community development financial institutions (CDFIs) like Enterprise Community Loan Fund has been crucial to his firm's ability to bring grocery stores to food deserts and why Congress must support the CDFI Fund.