News

Friday, March 13, 2020
Ten years ago, Rusty and Heather obtained a home loan through NFC when they purchased their home. In 2019 the couple decided to refinance their home through NFC, which... Read more
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   Local Housing Non-Profit, Neighborhood Finance Corporation (NFC), Expands Lending Areas in Polk County   Announces the end of lending programs in some... Read more
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   Local Housing Non-Profit, Neighborhood Finance Corporation (NFC), Expands Lending Areas in Cedar Rapids   CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA, January 21, 2020–... Read more
Monday, November 11, 2019
Rachel and her son were living in a West Des Moines townhouse without much green space when they discovered a unique opportunity. Rachel had found a place in Des Moines only a couple of blocks from where she grew... Read more
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Keeyon Carter, his wife, Stephanie, and two children had been living in their 1,300 square foot, 3-bedroom, 1.5 bath home for about year when a co-worker showed Keeyon an ad for a loan that said something... Read more
Monday, September 9, 2019
Iowans’ Ideas: Guest columns featuring the views of different Iowans in each edition of Iowa Ideas magazine.  By Stephanie Preusch, NFC Executive... Read more
Monday, September 9, 2019
Neighborhood Finance Corporation (NFC) Cedar Rapids Marks $1 Million in Lending at One Year Anniversary Includes 28 Loans to Homeowners and Keeping Neighborhoods Strong in Cedar... Read more
Friday, August 30, 2019
Not-for-profit mortgage lender, Neighborhood Finance Corporation (NFC), has provided 600 down payment assistance loans totaling $7,598,500 between June 1, 2017 and July 31, 2019 providing Polk... Read more
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
James (Jack) Porter knew he’d be forced out of his rental situation but just didn’t know when. After his landlady passed, he was flung into an emergency situation and had to move fast. Luckily, he said he had good... Read more
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
View a PDF of the NFC - Cedar Rapids Progress Report here Read more
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
NFC Offers Down Payment Assistance to Expand Homeownership in Des Moines, West Des Moines, Windsor Heights and Cedar Rapids, Iowa Homebuyers May Apply for $10,500 Deferred... Read more
Monday, April 8, 2019
Des Moines, Iowa – Neighborhood Finance Corporation (NFC), a member of the NeighborWorks network, is receiving $324,500 in flexible grants from the Neighborhood Reinvestment... Read more
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
"I’m really thankful for this program!" When Matt Morrison was shopping for a home loan on a foreclosed property, he met with a mortgage officer at Wells Fargo in September 2018. He described the home he wanted... Read more
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
"An NFC Loan Helped Me Renovate My Home Without Using My 401K!" Jerry Coppess has owned his 1955 ranch-style home for ten years. He had planned to make some improvements a few years down the road using his 401k, being careful to maintain the original charm of... Read more
Monday, February 18, 2019
“The program is fantastic. I’m thrilled!” Last summer, Mary Belcher came across a Facebook post announcing that the Neighborhood Finance Corporation, active in Des Moines for... Read more
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Neighborhood Finance Corporation (NFC) of Des Moines was recently selected Non-Profit of the Year by FuseDSM, the Chamber of Commerce representing the North, South and East... Read more
Friday, September 8, 2017
Please read this special notice regarding the recent Equifax Security Breach.           Read more
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Neighborhood Finance Corporation (NFC) Recognized Nationally for Ability to Attract Lending Capital and Keep Des Moines Neighborhoods Vibrant “Our organization’s emphasis on rebuilding... Read more
Monday, October 31, 2016
On December 12th, 2016, NeighborWorks America will be releasing a new book which gives an inside look at their network’s innovative solutions for... Read more
Monday, February 15, 2016
DES MOINES, IOWA – February 15, 2016 – Since May 4, 1990, the Neighborhood Finance Corporation has originated more than $300 million loans and grants that have helped... Read more