Category: Opinion

COVID-19 Risk Management Measures

Community Reinvestment Fund, USA (CRF) is prioritizing the safety of our employees, stakeholders and visitors – as well as our business – and is taking proactive risk-management measures as we work to manage the impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). To minimize business disruption, CRF has well-developed business continuity plans in place, with a longstanding and robust […]

Equipment Financing – Manufacturing Equipment Loan Options

How do manufacturing equipment loans work? For certain businesses, having high-quality, up-to-date equipment is non-negotiable. If you need to replace, improve, or add to your equipment but don’t have the cash to purchase it, you can take out a loan specifically to meet your equipment needs. But not so fast – making a purchase might […]

Improving Efficiency with Contract Loan Servicing

If you’re looking for someone to service your loans, chances are you’re looking for ways to expedite some of the more process-intensive portions of the lending procedure. At Community Reinvestment Fund, USA (CRF), our job is to save you time and money, and we take our job seriously. We have a high-touch, personalized approach to […]

Third-Party Loan Servicing: Why You Shouldn’t “Go It Alone”

Lenders with complex and varied community loan portfolios – which can include housing, commercial, community development block grant funds (CDBG), developer loan programs, HOME investment partnership funds and more – frequently reach a crossroads with loan servicing: Does continued investment in an in-house servicing solution make sense as loan operations grow? For some municipalities with […]