The Housing Fund Receives $10 Million Investment from Pinnacle Financial Towards Shared Equity Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts:  Michael Natelli , The Housing Fund – (615) 515-2200 Joe Bass, Pinnacle – (615) 743-8219 PINNACLE FINANCIAL PARTNERS COMMITS $10 MILLION INVESTMENT TOTHE HOUSING FUND’S SHARED EQUITY PROGRAM NASHVILLE, TN,July 21, 2021–...

New Community Land Trust (CLT) Projects Underway

July 9, 2021 - The Housing Fund’s Community Land Trust program has 4 properties in various development stages with a remaining 11 in our portfolio. This shared equity homeownership model provides permanently affordable housing opportunities for generations of...

The Housing Fund Awarded $1.8 Million in CDFI Funds

July 6, 2021 – As part of a $1.25 billion Rapid Response Program by the Biden administration, The Housing Fund has been awarded $1.8 million to help continue our efforts in creating and sustaining affordable homeownership across the state of Tennessee.“We could...

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The Housing Fund to Celebrate 25th Anniversary

May 25, 2021 –
The Housing Fund will celebrate 25 years by bringing together a small group of stakeholders, current and past board and staff to commemorate the historical activities of the organization.  The event will take place on June 15th from 10 am – 11:30 am at Noble Park in the Gulch next to Laurel House at 305 11th Ave South in Nashville, TN, 37203.

On June 22, a virtual celebration will highlight the historical activities.





The Housing Fund to participate in Build the Block Tax Relief Assistance and Food Distribution

Mar 31, 2021 –
The Housing Fund will join other community partners on April 10th to help Nashvillians apply for tax relief assistance. Metrpolitan councilmembers Sharon Hurt and Kyonzte Toombs, Metropolitan Trustee Erica Gilmore, Department of Social Services Director Renee Pratt, and the Financial Empowerment Center’s Samantha Williams will also be participating and assisting with food distribution for those in need. The event will take place from 10am-2pm at Looby Park and Community Center,  located at 2301 Rosa L. Parks Blvd, Nashville, TN, 37228.


The Housing Fund creates an Investor Advisory Committee

Feb 1 – The Investor Advisory Committee will serve as a think tank of individuals, who work for institutions which have invested in The Housing Fund.  The Committee, which is chaired by Board Member Miguel Vega, will provide guidance and insight about various subjects to ensure sound decision-making for sustainability and program innovation.  List of Committee Members



The Housing Fund Welcome New Members to the Board of Directors 

January 15 – The Board of Directors voted to add two new members – Rodrick Butler, a Certified Financial Planner with Northwestern Mutual and Alberto Aerchiga, an executive with Google.   Biographies



The Housing Fund’s CEO Interviews with Lori Becker, Publisher, Nashville Business Journal 

Dec 8 – Marshall Crawford, CEO of the Nashville nonprofit, says he’s “aiming build the future of The Housing Fund by giving energy to charting the path for the next 25 years – now.”     Video – Nashville Business Journal Interview



Amazon donates $2.25 million to Nashville’s The Housing Fund 


Dec 7 – Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) is announcing a $2.25 million donation to The Housing Fund on Monday. Marshall Crawford, CEO of the Nashville nonprofit, says he’s aiming to help a minimum of 500 low-income and moderate-income households — potentially including people working in service-industry jobs or as first responders — manage the surging cost of housing.  Nashville Business Journal



The Housing Fund’s CEO Selected as one of Nashville’s Most Admired CEOs


Dec 11 – Marshall Crawford, CEO, among select group noted as Most Admired CEOs in Nashville.  Nashville Business Journal



Headlines in the News

Amazon donates $2.25 million to Nashville’s The Housing Fund in wake of tornado, Covid, tax hike

Nashville’s Community Land Trust to Receive Inaugural Property Designed and Built in Partnership with Moody Nolan Architecture and Messer Construction Co.

Leadership Tennessee announces new class – Welcomes Marshall Crawford, CEO

NBJ – 2020 Most Admired CEOs and their Companies Awards

NBJ reveals the 2019 Most Admired CEOs and Their Companies

High-Achieving Tennessee Charter School Expands with a New High School

Nashville Post – BOOM! Magazine

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