Joe Neri



333 S Wabash Ave, Ste 2800
Chicago, IL 60604-4264

About IFF

One of America's leading nonprofit community development financial institutions (CDFI), IFF strengthens nonprofits and the communities they serve with flexible, affordable financing; real estate development; and real estate consulting services.

Our team is dedicated to bringing high-quality affordable housing to low-income households across the Midwest. We offer predevelopment, construction, and permanent financing for affordable housing development in Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

Our expertise in feasibility analysis, complex transaction structuring, and construction management provides nonprofits with a trusted collaborator at all stages of development. IFF's full breadth of development services creates opportunities that help communities thrive.

Our Home First program assembles financing, develops, and owns integrated housing for people with disabilities, with a focus on those transitioning out of long-term care settings. IFF is a member of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago.

Community Programs

  • Other Community and Economic Development

Housing Development & Rehabilitation

  • Single-Family For-Sale Development
  • Multi-Family Rental Development
  • Single-Family Rental Development
  • Commercial Development
  • Asset Management

Debt & Equity Investing

  • Commercial and/or Development Lending