For more than 20 years, HOPE has provided affordable, responsible financial products and services to families and businesses across the Mid South. We have grown from a small church project with big dreams to become one of the nation’s most highly regarded community development credit unions.
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In 2014, HOPE closed nearly $16 million in mortgages – largely to low-income, minority and first time homebuyers. Ninety-seven percent of mortgages were to low-income families, minority homebuyers or first-time homebuyers.
HOPE Mortgage Originator Glynniece Smith, a graduate of NOLA’s McDonogh 42, holds a painting the school’s student presented to HOPE. Note that the owl, the school’s mascot, is carrying an olive branch just like the HOPE dove! New Orleans, LA (August 19, 2015) – Hope Enterprise Corporation (HOPE) celebrated the re-opening of McDonogh 42, a charter school located in New Orleans’ 7th Ward following significant damage incurred from Hurricane Katrina. Through the New Markets Tax Credit Program, HOPE provided $6 million in financing for the school’s $23 million rehabilitation.