Centrant Welcomes Newest Member: Benchmark Bank (Plano, TX)

Centrant Welcomes Newest Member: Benchmark Bank (Plano, TX) Centrant Community Capital, a consortium of banks offering loans to finance affordable multifamily housing, recently announced that Benchmark Bank has joined as its newest member. Headquartered in Plano, TX, the $620 million community bank is the fifth Texas-based financial institution to partner with Centrant. Benchmark Bank, which…

Two Centrant Loan Closings Cap Busy January

Following its earlier closing announcement for Givens Gerber Park III, Centrant Community Capital is pleased to announce two additional closings during the final week of January:  Greenbrier Landing, located in Kinston, NC, and Parkside at Bethel, a new community in Clover, SC. Greenbrier Landing (Kinston, NC) Greenbrier Landing was developed by The Pendergraph Companies, a…

Now Available – 2018 Impact Report

Centrant Community Capital is pleased to share its 2018 Impact Report – A Year of Change, Growth and Expansion.  As we review and celebrate last year’s achievements, we also wish to acknowledge and thank the member banks, developers and other community partners whose contributions help to make our success possible. 2018 Impact Report – A…

Centrant Offers CRA Reform Comments

The OCC recently requested public comments on its Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR). Though issued solely by the OCC, the ANPR was widely interpreted as the first step in an Interagency effort to revise, update and modernize the regulations and guidance supporting the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). Centrant’s position has been that CRA is…

New Mission/Values/Vision Statement

In November, the staff of Centrant Community Capital participated in a one-day staff retreat and 2019 goal planning session. One of our tasks was to develop a concise statement of our mission, values and vision. That discussion was lively, invigorating and highly successful, and we are proud to share our results here. We believe that…