Latest News

The Freelon at Sugar Hill Captures Prestigious Novogradac QLICI Award

Cinnaire's NMTC Investment Honored as Real Estate QLICI of the Year Fifteen community development entities (CDEs) that made qualified low-income community investments (QLICIs) into five businesses are the winners of the Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits QLICIs of the Year ...
Read More

Mel Trotter Ministries Creating New Opportunities in Grand Rapids

Mel Trotter Ministries (MTM) and its subsidiary, Next Step of West Michigan, have been selected to receive New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) from Cinnaire, Michigan Community Capital (MCC), Chase, and Consortium America. The tax credits will support a multi-site development ...
Read More

The Meadows Selected for Wisconsin Top Rural Development Initiative Honor

The Meadows, a new construction affordable housing community in Darlington, WI, has been selected to receive the Wisconsin Rural Partners, Inc. 2023 Top Rural Development Initiative award. Cinnaire Solutions partnered with Southwestern Wisconsin Community Action Program (SWCAP) to develop the ...
Read More

NASLEF Appoints First Executive Director

Michelle Foster Tasked to Build on NASLEF Strengths, Build Opportunities for Members The National Association of State and Local Equity Funds (NASLEF) announced the appointment of Michelle Foster as its first full-time executive director. With 16 years of experience in ...
Read More

Cinnaire Welcomes Trio of New Board Members

Cinnaire has announced three new members have joined the organization's Board of Directors to provide strategic direction supporting continued growth around Cinnaire's commitment to investing in people and places to transform and create healthy communities. As recognized leaders in the ...
Read More

FOCUS Magazine – The Impact of the Housing Crisis

FOCUS Magazine is the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce's monthly business publication designed to keep members up-to-date on economic, business and member news, and Chamber events and services while also keeping members informed on legislative and industry happenings. Cinnaire CEO ...
Read More

Delaware Catalyst Fund Will Create Affordable Homeownership Opportunities & Build Equitable Neighborhoods Statewide

Cinnaire has announced the first funding round for the Delaware Catalyst Fund, a $20 million fund investing in affordable housing in Delaware communities, will open May 15th. The Catalyst Fund is a partnership between Cinnaire and the Delaware State Housing ...
Read More

Norman Towers Featured in the Monroe News

Norman Towers, an affordable housing community in Monroe, MI, features 109 bright and spacious homes offering independent living options for seniors. The historic property was originally constructed in 1918 as a boarding school and later became the only military boarding ...
Read More

Cinnaire Awarded $4.9 Million CDFI Fund Equitable Recovery Program Grant

Award Will Advance Equitable Development in Underserved Communities Throughout the Midwest & MidAtlantic Regions Cinnaire has announced the organization has received a $4.9 million Equitable Recovery Program (ERP) grant from the U.S. Department of Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) ...
Read More

Cinnaire Solutions Joins Mariners Inn, City of Detroit Breaking Ground on Supportive Recovery Housing

$24 million project will help more metro Detroiters battle substance use with residential treatment program. In addition to housing, The Anchor will allow for job-training, medical and health clinic, emergency shelter and more. New building will rise on existing campus, ...
Read More

Comment Letter to FHFA on FHLB System

  With the Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) System approaching their centennial, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has been reviewing the FHLB System "to ensure they remain positioned to meet the needs of today and tomorrow." As a CDFI member of ...
Read More

Cinnaire’s Policy Pulse – April 2023

This edition of Policy Pulse is focused on helping you understand the current state of play at the federal and state levels, including what new bill introductions and budget discussions will mean for Cinnaire’s work and the communities we serve. ...
Read More

Jumpstart Wilmington Grad Celebrates Grand Opening of Mixed-Use Affordable Housing Project in Wilmington

Building Developed by Jumpstart Wilmington Graduate Provides 10-Units of Apartment Homes for Seniors Father/daughter development team Marva Hammond and Charlie Falletta joined with Cinnaire, local officials and community members to celebrate the grand opening for the Southbridge Community Services Building ...
Read More

Cinnaire Named One of 2023 Best Nonprofits to Work For 

Cinnaire has been recognized as one of the 2023 Best Nonprofits to Work For by the Nonprofit Times, the leading business publication for Nonprofit Management. This is the ninth time Cinnaire has been honored as one of the nation’s best nonprofits to ...
Read More

Cinnaire Solutions and Southwest Detroit Business Association Break Ground on $24.5 Million Affordable Housing Development in Southwest Detroit

See Cinnaire Solutions' President Chris Laurent describe the teamwork involved in launching the La Joya project The nearly $24 million development will offer 53 residential homes, including 42 affordable and 11 market rate apartments; and more than 6,000 sq. ft. ...
Read More

New $11 Million Loan Pool to Preserve Affordable Housing in Pittsburgh

Cinnaire Lending, UPMC for You, The Heinz Endowments, and Henry L. Hillman Foundation Partner to Preserve 1,200 Affordable Housing Units PITTSBURGH, PA – In response to rising homebuying and rental costs in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County, two major Pittsburgh Foundations—Henry ...
Read More

From the CEO: MSU Tragedy

Our hearts go out to MSU and we hold the students, their families and the entire MSU and East Lansing community in our hearts. The past 24 hours have been incredibly difficult for me personally. We are all feeling broken ...
Read More

Cinnaire Celebrates Restoring Waters & Nellie Francis Court Groundbreaking

Supportive Housing Project to Provide 75 Affordable Apartments in St. Paul, MN  Cinnaire recently joined our partners from Emma Norton, Project for Pride in Living, St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, Council member Chris Tolbert, and Northern Division of Ryan Companies ...
Read More

Media Inquiries

Please direct media inquiries to:
Corinne Hyzny
SVP, Strategic Communications
302-300-4247 or clicking here

Upcoming Events

Avenue Magazine: Archived Editions

More News...

Cinnaire logo with man in hard hat

Thirty Years Serving Our Communities

Cinnaire has been transforming communities and transforming lives for more than 30 years. It all began in 1993 with our CEO Mark McDaniel launching a housing tax credit fund with little more than a card table, a phone and a rolodex. Today, Cinnaire has six offices, more than 150 team members and has generated more than $10 billion in impact in underinvested communities. We invite you to explore our website to learn more about Cinnaire and the capital and development tools we provide to create communities where all people have the opportunities to thrive.

Our Locations

Home Office - Lansing
1118 South Washington
Lansing MI, 48910

320 North Meridian, Suite 516
Indianapolis IN, 46204

100 W. 10th Street, Suite 502
Wilmington, DE 19801

225 West Washington, Suite 1350
Chicago, IL 60606

10 E. Doty Street, Suite 617
Madison, WI 53703

Grand Rapids
100 Cesar E. Chavez Ave., Suite 202
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

2111 Woodward Avenue, Suite 600
Detroit, MI 48201

231 E. Buffalo Street, Suite 302
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Scroll to Top