Affordable Housing

ABA’s members provide the capital and innovation to meet our nation’s diverse housing needs. Ensuring that Americans understand their options is the goal of ABA's Community Engagement Foundation's efforts in Affordable Housing. Homeownership is just one choice for consumers, who now have access to a variety of affordable and attractive rental and purchase options that match their needs and resources. Look for information, tips and tools to help your customers select the housing option that is best for their personal financial situations.  

Affordable Housing Briefing Series for Bankers

More and more banks are looking for opportunities beyond traditional deposits to serve the needs of customers and their communities. Join ABA for a four-part affordable housing and community development briefing series for bankers to expand their knowledge in this sector.

  • Affordable Housing: Building Opportunities with Nonprofit Partners
    ​February 10, 3:30-5:00 p.m. ET

  • Affordable Housing: Building Opportunities with Government Sponsored Enterprises
    April (Date and time TBA)

  • Affordable Housing: Building Opportunities with Public Agencies
    June (Date and time TBA)

  • Beyond Affordable Housing: Community Development Lending and Investing
    September (Date and time TBA)

American Housing Month Materials and Resources​

ABA celebrates each June as American Housing Month to highlight the variety of housing options that consumers have and the role of banks in financing many of those options. The resources below are intended for banks to use to educate their customers and the general public about housing options in June and throughout the year.

Housing Month Guides

Housing Tip Sheets (English)

Housing Tip Sheets (Spanish)

News Release

Telling Your Housing Story Webinar

Consumer Resources

If you are a consumer looking for resources on things like mortgages, credit cards, fighting fraud, or saving for college, visit aba.com/Consumers. Our personal finance resources are here to help you understand these topics (and more) and make knowledgeable financial decisions.​

The Spirit of Banking

Read ABA's newsletter, The Spirit of Banking, with information for anyone with an interest in community engagement! Join our list.​​​​​​​​​

Questions? Please contact Caitlin Kovalkoski for more information.