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Success Stories

Read success stories across the various sectors we serve including economic development, affordable housing, small business and education.

Address Yourself Program: Talita Elizeu

A $15,000 down payment assistance grant and free housing counseling.

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A $592,000 senior loan and $333,000 subordinate loan to develop a six-unit supportive housing home for residents with special needs.

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Paterson Habitat for Humanity

A $5.2 million New Markets Tax Credit allocation for the construction of 12-14 single-family homes, part of a larger neighborhood plan to preserve affordable homeownership opportunities.

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NeighborhoodLIFT Program: Natima Lavine

After years of living in East Orange, Natima Lavine set her sights on buying a home in the heart of her community. The mother of five turned to NeighborhoodLIFT, a program in partnership with Wells Fargo and NeighborWorks America designed to boost homeownership for Essex County residents.

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Ascension Capital Partners

A graduate of the CAPC training program and Black-owned real estate developer is utilizing NJCC financing to develop high-quality affordable rental homes.

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Monica and Manuel

Through CAPC’s Down Payment Assistance Program, Monica and Manuel were awarded a $48,500 grant to assist in the purchase of a home and reduce their monthly mortgage.

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Polaris American

After receiving a $500,000 acquisition and construction revolving line of credit from New Jersey Community Capital, William (Bill) was able to initially purchase two vacant, scattered-site properties in his hometown to rehabilitate and renovate into quality affordable housing units.

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Stephanie Yanes

In 2019, New Jersey Community Capital partnered with Wells Fargo and NeighborWorks® America to bring the national NeighborhoodLIFT® Program to New Jersey to provide down payment assistance grants to families and individuals purchasing a home in Essex County.

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