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Project Description


Enterprise Community Partners

Established in 1982

Mission Statement: As a proven and powerful nonprofit, Enterprise improves communities and people’s lives by making well-designed homes affordable. We bring together nationwide know-how, partners, policy leadership and investment to multiply the impact of local affordable housing development.

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For every dollar spent…

Impacts & Achievements:

Some of the highlights

CEO Salary: 0.95% of expenses

  • 26,122 low-income families housed in affordable, well-maintained units as a result of the nonprofit’s efforts
  • 7,100,000,000 Dollars invested to further our mission: To create opportunity for low- and moderate-income people through affordable housing in diverse, thriving communities.
  • 51,000 Number of jobs created and maintained
  • Created nearly 529,000 homes, invested $36 billion and touched millions of lives

Featured Programs:

How Enterprise Community Partners is making a difference

Financing & Development

Capital on a Mission: Pioneering new financial tools and match socially conscious investors with opportunities that yield economic returns alongside intentional and measurable impact for communities.

Building Sustainable Organizations:

Enterprise brings critical guidance and innovation to communities across a range of services and expertise, partnering with cities, states and nonprofits to support comprehensive community development.

Equitable Transit-Oriented Development

Enterprise is a national leader in bringing together the housing and transportation systems to ensure that everyone lives near quality transit and other critical resources.

Health and Housing
Enterprise is strengthening the ties between the housing and health care sectors. Together, we are finding new ways to make affordable housing a platform for residents’ health and well-being.

Public Sector Consulting & Technical Assistance by Enterprise Advisors
Our team offers technical assistance, consulting and strategic support for state and local government on housing and community development issues.

Rose Architectural Fellowship
Partners emerging architectural designers with housing and community development organizations for three years to unite a community-based approach with best practices in design.

Culture & Creativity

Bridging the connections between the existing physical and social systems through culture and creativity allows us to better connect residents to opportunity, and support their long-term well-being and success.

Design Leadership

Bringing together leaders in affordable housing design and development, we promote a holistic and inclusive approach to creating healthy, green affordable homes and communities.

Green Communities
Through the Enterprise Green Communities Criteria, we provide a framework and resources to help create environmentally friendly affordable housing and healthy communities.

Pay for Success
This public-private financing mechanism is designed to improve social outcomes for at-risk populations across the country.

Recovery and Rebuilding
Enterprise informs the recovery and rebuilding of affordable homes in areas affected by natural disasters. We help communities develop homes to a greener, healthier standard and design them with flood-proofing and other risk-mitigation features.

Rural and Native American Housing
More than 40 percent of rural households lack basics like water and electricity. Enterprise is helping communities respond to these challenges and end housing insecurity in rural America.

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