New Markets Tax Credits

Direct Community Investment

DCHE provides loans and access to capital through NMTC investments that assist undercapitalized real estate projects and businesses such as a health care center or community facility. A NMTC allocation creates a net benefit to the project or business by allowing the equity received from the investor to stay in the project. DCHE offers loans with flexible financing terms to impactful real estate projects that create substantial economic benefits in low-income communities.

DCHE has made over $80M NMTC investments in Qualified Active Low-income Community Businesses (QALICB) and supported over $450M in community real estate and businesses in the District of Columbia. We incorporate direct job and employment training opportunities for DCHA residents in every NMTC investment we make. DCHE’s NMTC investments prioritizes the expansion of economic opportunities for public housing residents and low-income persons throughout the District of Columbia. DCHE continues to explore investment opportunities that respond to the growing needs of communities that often require jobs, medical facilities and better goods and services.

DCHE’s NMTC’s program offers:

  • - Flexible financing and equity investments in mission driven QALICB’s
  • - Support to borrowers exploring NMTC financing
  • - Strong partnerships with local and national investors

For more information regarding our application process, please click here.