About Us

Our Programs:

Investments in housing and community development
Innovative lending and entrepreneurial support
Advisory support for community and economic development
Professional education and training

Stories of Impact



Deborah Welchel, CEF acquisitions director, was named to the National Rural Housing Coalition (NRHC) Board of Directors at its November meeting.

Welchel has over fifteen years of public and private sector affordable housing financing experience.  She came to know NDC CEF from her participation in NDC training.  She received NDC Economic Development Certification in 1997 and NDC Housing Development Certification in 1998.  Welchel is based in Austin, Texas.