Affordability in Communities

Delayed by hurricanes but the sustainable affordable housing is certain.

Read More

America’s Largest Affordable Housing Lender

Milestone Marks Ninth Consecutive Year that Citi has Achieved this Designation

Read More

Headline Abrams Hall

It’s the first piece of what will ultimately be the redevelopment of the entire neighborhood

View Video

New Mixed-Use, Mixed Income Development

326 new affordable homes plus retail in the Bronx

Read More

Citi Community Capital (CCC) provides a suite of financial products to help affordable housing developers construct, rehabilitate, refinance, and acquire affordable multifamily housing across the country. Committed to the communities we serve, CCC finances both straightforward and highly structured transactions for non-profit and for-profit affordable housing developers, Community Development Financial Institutions, and state and local government agencies.

Our financings may employ a combination of taxable and tax-exempt loans or bonds; Low Income, Historic or New Markets Tax Credits; and government and private subsidies. CCC can provide capital directly or as an intermediary. We are a construction lender and a permanent lender, a Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac lender, and principal in unique equity investments – all designed to improve neighborhoods, create jobs, or improve the health care services or educational opportunities available to the communities we serve.

Citi Balance Sheet Products

Citi offers competitive financing products to help developers with the construction and rehabilitation of affordable multifamily housing. Citi Community Capital offers a "one stop" shop and seamless financing execution for our developer clients. Products include:

  • Construction Loans
  • Permanent Loans
  • Construction to Permanent Loans
  • Acquisition Loans
  • Bridge Loans

Fannie Mae

As a Fannie DUS lender, Citi provides fixed rate and adjustable rate financing products for the acquisition, refinancing, and moderate rehabilitation of affordable multifamily housing.

  • Acquisition Financing
  • Moderate Rehabilitation
  • Refinancing
  • Bridge Financing

Freddie Mac

As a Freddie Mac Targeted Affordable Housing (TAH) Seller/Servicer, Citi provides fixed rate and adjustable rate financing products for the acquisition, refinancing, and moderate rehabilitation of affordable multifamily housing.

  • Acquisition Financing
  • Moderate Rehabilitation
  • Refinancing
  • Bridge Financing

Investment Banking

  • Tax-Exempt and Taxable Municipal Bonds
    • Tax Exempt Private Activity Bonds
    • Tax Exempt 501(c)(3) Bonds
    • Taxable Municipal Bonds
  • Credit Enhanced, Pass-Through, and Escrow Secured Structures - Enhancements by:
    • Fannie Mae
    • Freddie Mac
    • Letter of Credit from rated banks
    • Federal Home Loan Bank wraps
  • Fixed Rate and Variable Rate
    • Fixed Rate Options include Term Bonds, Serial Bonds, Mandatory Tender with Rate Reset
    • Variable Rate with weekly or other reset options
  • Long-term and Short Term
    • Long Term Maturities of 1 – 30 years
    • Short Term Maturities 1- 13 months
  • Remarketing Services
    • Fixed Rate Remarketing upon Mandatory Tender
    • Remarketing of Variable Rate Demand Bonds

Tax Credits

  • Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Equity
  • New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Equity
  • Historic Tax Credit (HTC) Equity

Community Development

  • Structured Loan Facilities
  • Equity Investments

Watson Avenue Apartments

Citi provided a $46 million of financing to finance the new construction of Watson Avenue Apartments, located in the Bronx, New York. The project, which consists of 324 affordable apartments and 2 superintendent’s units, along with 16,000 square feet of commercial space will have 33 of the units set aside for formerly homeless individuals and families.

Santee, CA

Financed the acquisition and rehabilitation of Carlton Country Club Villas, a 130-unit multi-family affordable housing project located in San Diego County. Citi's $48 million construction loan financing alongside a $32.7 tax-exempt permanent loan financing will preserve the affordability of the apartments and continue the onsite services such as childcare, education and health classes for an additional 15 years.

Snoqualmie, WA

Provided a $40.7 million construction to permanent loan to build an 191-unit affordable housing development in Snoqualmie, WA. The 10 two to four story buildings are part of the master-planned community of Snoqualmie Ridge and the below market rents will be set aside for residents with incomes at 60% of the area median income.

San Jose, CA

Closed a $38.5 million construction to permanent loan to finance the tenant-in-place rehabilitation of Villa de Guadalupe Apartments, an existing 101-unit affordable senior (62+) property. The apartments will be income restricted at 35% - 50% of Area Median Income and the affordability of the apartment units will be preserved for an additional 55 years.