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Enterprise Community Partners

10227 Wincopin Circle, Suite 500
Columbia, MD 21044

Contact: Lori Chatman ,
Phone: 410-772-2447
Fax: 410-964-1918
Enterprise Community Partners

Enterprise Community Loan Fund is a national housing Community Development Financial Institution(CDFI) and is the lending arm of the parent, Enterprise Community Partners. Partners' programmatic focus includes public policy, grant making and capacity building for the affordable housing industry, operating through a national network 2,500 members and 17 local offices. Loan Fund's mission is to deliver innovative financial products and technical assistance to mission-aligned organizations to acquire, develop, and preserve quality affordable housing for low- and moderate-income families, and to revitalize their communities.


As a national intermediary, ECLF accomplishes its goal of affordable housing by providing funding for specific strategic products and initiatives such as:

Client Population

ECLF serves clients nationwide, with 90% of its clients in urban areas, 8% in minor urban areas and 2% in rural localities. Ninety-five percent of ECLF clients have a household income at or below 80% of area median income.


For over 26 years, Loan Fund has lent and committed more than $900 million, financing close to 91,000 units of housing into our nation's low- income communities. In 2007, ECLF raised over $113 million and committed over $153 million in loans to finance over 7,980 units of housing. The Loan Fund has also financed selected nonprofit and community facilities, resulting in the creation of nearly 700 childcare slots and more than 3,720,000 square feet of nonprofit community facilities space.

ECLF reaches all parts of the nation to help bring affordable and deliver the depth of resources needed to revitalize entire neighborhoods.


Enterprise Community Partners
Enterprise Community Loan Fund made a $1 million loan to help co-develop the Lincoln Woods housing units in Portland. The project was developed using eco-friendly minded guidelines. Full Story

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