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Affordable Housing: Considerations for Investors New to the Asset Class

CIO Michael Lohmeier discusses five risk factors to monitor when assessing how affordable housing can fit into an asset allocation.

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Statement on Violence Against the AAPI Community

A statement from the collective voice of IMPACT Community Capital.

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Keeping Housing Affordable for Women

In honor of Women's History Month, Director of Investor Relations & Capital Markets, Melissa Radic explores how women are disproportionately impacted by the high cost of housing.


From Securitizations to Affordable Housing: Working Toward a Positive Change

In our latest insight, IMPACT’s General Counsel Liz Kang reflects on what inspired her to join IMPACT as she approaches the anniversary of her first year.


A Path into IMPACT

IMPACT’s newest team member, Director of Investor Relations and Capital Markets Melissa Radic, explains what led her to IMPACT and why she is excited to take on the opportunity in our most recent insight.


Mitigating the Widening Affordability Crisis

Portfolio Manager Paul Hwang discusses how the economic crisis caused by COVID-19 has only amplified what businesses already recognize — the importance of affordable housing for their employees, customers, partners and the communities in which they operate.

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Opportunities in Tax-Exempt Financing

Director Andrew Zimmerman explains how and why targeting niche or overlooked market segments has defined IMPACT’s value proposition and its ability to finance more than 45,000 affordable residences.

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Why IMPACT May Offer Stability in an Institution's Fixed-Income Portfolio

While many investors use impact strategies to fulfill a desire to promote social good, we believe that affordable housing has built-in characteristics (along with the low correlation we’ve discussed in previous posts) that make affordable housing debt a source for stable, attractive, long-duration investment.

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The Opportunities of Investing in Affordable Housing: Part 2

In our last blog, IMPACT presented analysis of the performance potential of affordable housing investments in the post-2008 era. In this follow-up blog post, we’ll examine another opportunity for institutional investors seeking entry into impact investing: The diversification attributes of affordable housing investments.

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The Opportunities of Investing in Affordable Housing: Part 1

In this blog and an upcoming companion, we’ll outline the opportunities presented by the affordable housing investments IMPACT pioneered 20 years ago.