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KeyBank Community Development Lending and Investment provides more than capital solutions. It's much needed investment for affordable housing and community development projects in urban and rural communities across all 50 states. As one of the nation’s premier affordable housing capital providers, we offer one-stop-shop debt and equity capabilities that bring together balance sheet, equity and permanent loan offerings.

Affordable housing owner-operators and developers looking to build, acquire and preserve affordable housing come to us because we know how to move complicated deals over the finish line. Our clients leverage Key’s broad, fully integrated platform, including solutions such as: construction; acquisition; bridge-to-re-syndication and preservation loans; lines of credit; various permanent loan executions including Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA/HUD and bond; and equity investments for low-income housing projects, especially Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) financing. In addition, we can help assemble innovative and complex financing in partnership with multiple for-profit, non-profit and government entities.

Helping communities thrive is more than our business, it’s our mission.

Recent Deals

  • DevCo 55M deal
  • Metrowest Housing deal
  • Liberty CRM deal
  • VestA Cedar Court Apts. deal
  • apartmentcorp Ruby and Diamond Homes deal
  • Syringa Nottingshire Apts. deal
  • Troy Housing MLK 6M deal
  • Troy Housing MLK 12M deal
  • Preservation Partners 15M deal
  • Boise Housing Corp 4M deal
  • Finch Group Abington Arms 5M deal
  • Willow Creek 11M deal
  • Harmony Elm Lake 4M deal
  • Harmony Oaks 10M deal
  • Herman Gables 50M deal
  • VestA El Bosque 7M deal
  • DevCo Puget 55M deal
  • LaCite Park Square 56M deal
  • Harmony Victoria Park 13M deal

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Products & Services

  • Construction
  • Acquisition
  • Bridge-to-re-syndication and preservation loans
  • Lines of credit
  • Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA/HUD and private placement tax-exempt bond programs
  • Various permanent loan executions
  • Equity investments for low-income housing projects, especially Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) financing
  • Federal Home Loan Bank programs

Community Reinvestment Act

KeyBank’s corporate mission is to help clients and communities thrive. For its ability to lend to, invest in and serve its communities, especially low-to-moderate income communities, KeyBank has earned eight “Outstanding” ratings from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), on the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) exam. Key was the first U.S. national bank among the 25 largest to be rated Outstanding eight consecutive times since the Act’s passage in 1977.

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    Robert L. Likes National Manager, Community Development Lending and Investment
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