Community Development Banking

Improving communities, enriching lives.

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The Right Solutions

We provide best-in-class financing to community development organizations that invest in the development of affordable housing and economic development projects in low- and moderate-income communities.

Experts Make It Easy

We’re a recognized leader in lending to and meeting the financial needs of community development financial institutions (CDFIs), and our impact is amplified through the organizations we help.

By Your Side

Our projects are managed by a dedicated team of community development lending experts providing innovative solutions and leading the process from start to finish.

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Sustainable Solutions

We are committed to the success of the communities in which we live and work. We provided $2.6 billion to low- and moderate-income communities through our community development lending and equity investments. We offer financing for community development projects of any size and complexity, including:

  • Construction financing: Construction, bridge and permanent financing for development of affordable rental properties using low-income-housing tax credits
  • Credit enhancements: Letters of credit and other products to support bond financing and other third-party transactions
  • New Markets Tax Credit financing: Loans and tax credit equity investor for eligible projects, with a focus on small business, not-for-profit and for-profit real estate projects, community development financial institutions, NMTC loan funds and more

Community Development Banking Locations

Community Development Banking has 101 team members in 13 locations across the US. We concentrate our activities in states where Chase has a presence.

Community Development Banking Locations include Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Dallas, Austin, Houston, Orlando, Columbus, Chicago, Akron, Rochest, New York and Connecticut.



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