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.

Our Impact

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  • Dream Center

    “Chase was instrumental in helping the Dream Center move forward in this economy where we were at a standstill.”
    Los Angeles, CA

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  • Vista Del Rio

    “Working with Chase to get this project completed, it was very clear that the end result of moving low-income people in was a top priority.”
    Los Angeles, CA

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  • Houston Food Bank

    “The New Markets Tax Credit financing provided by Chase really allowed the Houston Food Bank to significantly increase the meals that we provide to the community in our 18-county area.”
    Houston, TX

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  • Oakwood Shores

    “We are really building an asset that serves as a model of what can be accomplished. It really symbolizes the renewal of urban communities.”
    Chicago, IL

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  • 4415 Perry

    "When many others were reluctant to believe a model that works could be established in Texas, Chase helped us do that.”
    Houston, TX

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The Details

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.



Transforming Community Development Banking

Bisnow spoke to Alice Carr about her journey, the skills necessary to effectively partner with governments and developers, and what it takes to mentor the next generation of community bankers.

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The Power of Community Development

The Alumni Society spoke to Priscilla Almodovar, Managing Director of Chase Community Development Banking, about what it takes to accomplish great things while generating positive social impact.

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Global Strength, Local Impact

Global Strength, Local Impact is a quarterly newsletter that highlights the ways we are bringing all our assets to bear to make a positive impact in our communities.

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