Capital One Provides $34.9M Financing for New Affordable Housing Community in Baton Rouge
BATON ROUGE, LA. — Capital One’s Community Finance and Multifamily Finance groups have provided $34.9 million in debt and equity financing for the development of Meadows at Nicholson, a 204-unit affordable housing community in Baton Rouge. Capital One Community Finance purchased $15 million of 4 percent low income housing tax credits (LIHTC) through syndicator Enterprise Community Investment, while Capital One Multifamily Finance closed a $19.9 million HUD 221(d) loan. The financing was arranged on behalf of developer, Louisville, Ky.-based LDG Development. The remainder of the financing included a $2 million HOME loan from the Louisiana Housing Corp. (LHC) and a $1 million letter of credit from LDG. The development will include 12 HOME units, required to be affordable for at least 20 years under LHC’s HOME program. Meadows at Nicholson will feature a clubhouse with meeting room, fitness center, business center with computers, playground and a library.