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Lending Overview

Through two affiliates, the National Housing Trust provides capital to meet the needs of mission driven affordable housing developers who are preserving and improving at risk existing affordable homes or creating permanently affordable housing opportunities through community land trusts and shared equity housing. We provide access to the flexible, below-market financing that is critical to ensuring that affordable housing opportunities are not lost.

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Predevelopment and Interim Lending >>

The National Housing Trust Community Development Fund provides predevelopment and interim loans to help mission-driven housing developers move quickly to preserve and improve affordable homes.

Green Preservation Lending >>

The Green Affordable Housing Preservation Loan Fund provides Green Predevelopment, Interim, and Retrofit loans to housing developers who incorporate green standards and technologies in the rehabilitation of existing affordable housing.

Socially Responsible Investing>>

In 1979 Institute for Community Economics (ICE) investors were in the first wave of socially responsible investing.  Thirty years later and without a single investment loss, ICE still offers our investors both a social and financial return.

Community Land Trust and Shared Equity Lending >>

The Institute for Community Economics (ICE) provides loans to non-profits who create permanently affordable housing that builds equity for lower-income families and preserves public subsidies.