Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

Lindsay Li / February 8, 2017 / Stories

For Cinnaire’s Keith Broadnax, the revitalization of the former West York neighborhood is one of the most memorable and impactful deals he has ever underwritten in his 15-year career.

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Lindsay Li / February 1, 2017 / Stories

The Transition House, Inc., headquartered in St. Cloud, Florida, provides long-term, high-quality treatment to support substance abuse recovery and mental health services for Central Florida's most disenfranchised residents, with a focus on veterans and former inmates.

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Sacha Adorno / January 25, 2017 / Stories

Texas is one of the poorest states in the country; business is booming for predatory lenders. Payday, car title, and other high-cost, unscrupulous financing services make up a $6 billion-a-year industry that strips $1.5 billion in interest and fees from local economies.

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Strategic Communications / January 12, 2017 / Voices

There is something about a fresh calendar and new year that opens a world of possibilities. OFN provides many ways for you to engage in the ongoing national discussion about the importance of CDFIs, and this year is no exception.

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Sacha Adorno / January 4, 2017 / Stories

More than 80,000 Hispanic, Pacific Rim, Kurd, Egyptian, Somali, and Sudanese, immigrants live in Nashville and middle Tennessee as New Americans. Many dream of purchasing a home but can’t apply for a traditional mortgage because of ethical norms.

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