Borrower Stories

At the end of the day, it’s not about the number of housing units constructed, nor commercial square footage developed. It’s about the men, women, and children whose lives are touched by the projects we finance.

It’s another shot at an education. An opportunity to buy healthy food close to home. A place to call home.

These are the stories that make our work worthwhile.

Take a look at some of the great borrower stories that are the driving force behind why we do what we do:

Affordable Housing

Brilliant Corners, La Puente
La Puente, CA

Clearinghouse CDFI provided $557,550 in financing for Brilliant Corners to acquire and rehabilitate a single-family home into an affordable Enhanced Behavior Support facility. Read more »

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Community Facilities

Aquarium of the Bay
San Francisco, CA

Clearinghouse CDFI provided a $5.5 million loan for the Aquarium of the Bay to refinance existing debt and fund operations. This includes payroll, animal care, and needed supplies. Read more »

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Commercial Real Estate

Reimagine
Santa Ana, CA

Clearinghouse CDFI provided $10 million in financing for Reimagine to purchase and rehabilitate the former Goodwill of OC fitness center and its surrounding building into… Read more »

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Small Business

Zio Fraedo’s
Pleasant Hill, CA

Clearinghouse CDFI provided a $1.82MM loan for Zio Fraedo’s to refinance existing debt and continue serving over 100,000 patrons annually. Read more »

Walt’s Hardware
Holbrook, AZ

Clearinghouse CDFI provided $686,250 in financing for Walt’s Hardware to increase store inventory and boost business operations. Read more »

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New Markets Tax Credits

Elko Community Health Center
Elko, NV

Clearinghouse CDFI contributed $10 million of Federal NMTCs and $2.9 million of Nevada State NMTCs for development of the Elko Community Health Center. The Federal NMTC investor was… Read more »

Oakland Civic Center
Oakland, CA

A $45 million joint effort to revitalize the Oakland Civic Center is now underway. This includes New Markets Tax Credit allocations from… Read more »

Pueblo of Laguna
Laguna, NM

Clearinghouse CDFI provided $14 million of Federal NMTCs for Laguna to develop new water related infrastructure, including sewage, filtration, and piping… Read more »

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