As mission-driven financial services providers, who are deeply embedded in the communities they serve, credit unions are well-positioned to be key players in building partnerships and developing creative solutions to improve affordable housing. The Evergreen Impact Housing Fund is a public-private partnership between the non-profit Seattle Foundation and five Seattle-area credit unions to build affordable housing in Washington’s Puget Sound region.
The video below highlights how the Evergreen Impact Housing Fund is helping improve access to affordable housing in their community.
Video created by Ashley Tindall
If you’re interested in learning more about this topic, stay tuned as Filene will soon be publishing new insights on affordable housing to help credit unions better serve their communities through improving access to home ownership!