Justine Petersen Housing
Justine Petersen Housing
Justine Petersen provides technical assistance and training to small businesses.
Headquarters: St. Louis
Number of loans: 295

This organization focuses on credit-building and lends to small business owners.

Justine Petersen Housing helps entrepreneurs build better credit by lending small amounts to them. The steady and timely repayment helps business owners improve their profile with traditional lenders.

In 2008, the lender disbursed 295 loans.

Last year, Justine Petersen originated $2.26 million in loans to 335 small businesses, and helped 179 people with poor credit raise their scores.

Source: The top 10 largest microlenders were taken from the U.S. Microenterprise Census, conducted in 2009 by FIELD at the Aspen Institute. The list , which is the most recent from the Institute, presents results based on the number of microloans (loans of $35,000 or less) disbursed by 362 U.S. microlenders throughout fiscal year 2008.
Last updated July 15 2011: 3:46 PM ET
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