Treasury Guarantees $327 Million in Bond Funding for Projects in Low-Income Communities
CDFI Fund announced today that an additional nine bond loans, totaling $327 million, were guaranteed in fiscal year (FY) 2015, bringing the total guaranteed to date to $852 million. All of the bond proceeds, provided through the Community Development Financial Institutions Bond Guarantee Program (CDFI Bond Guarantee Program), will provide long-term, fixed rate capital for projects in low-income and underserved communities.
“I am very pleased to recognize the CDFIs that are creating new partnerships and innovative ways to fully utilize the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program,” said CDFI Fund Director Annie Donovan. “The program is reaching diverse organizations and communities across the country, allowing us to greatly expand access to financing for low-income areas nationwide.”