National Equity Fund® is a nonprofit Chicago-based affiliate of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation and a leading syndicator of Low Income Housing Tax Credits. Since inception, we have played an integral role in creating affordable housing options, revitalizing communities and strengthening local economies. Our investments total more than $13.3 billion in 2,494 LIHTC developments, which created 158,907 affordable homes for low-income families and individuals.
Our professionals have a reputation for their innovation and extensive expertise. They work in this industry because they are committed to providing opportunities and creating communities where people have access to housing that is affordable, inclusive, safe and affordable.
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We believe in collaboration between developers, local communities and investors and that this teamwork is fundamental to achieving an integrated approach. Agreeing on shared long-term priorities at the start produces the most attractive outcome for everyone involved.
NEF’s originations and asset management professionals work closely with partners to not only structure and close project investments, but also to deliver technical assistance that ensures the financial and operational success of projects for many years to come.