National Housing Finance PLC a private sector housing finance company incorporated in August 1998 as a public limited company under the Companies Act 1994. The Company obtained license from Bangladesh Bank under the Financial Institutions Act, 1993 in December 1998. The main objectives of the Company are to carry on the business of financing the acquisition, construction, development and purchase of houses, plots, apartments, real estates, commercial spaces etc. with a view to providing finance for peoples' basic need for shelter, enhance housing stock of the country, and promote affordable home ownership. In addition to this NHFIL is also involved in other activities such as accepting deposits, SME financing, Project financing, Lease financing & Term loan facility to the corporate and other small and medium clients (SMEs). Generally Lease finance offer to procure Capital Machinery/Factory Equipment, Generator, Medical Equipment, Car, Buses, Sea vehicles etc.
As on 31st December, 2019 the Authorized and paid up capital of the Company were BDT 2,000 million and BDT 1170.31 million respectively. NHFIL floated its shares in 2008 to general investor through Initial Public Offering (IPO) and was subsequently listed with the Dhaka Stock Exchange Limited and Chittagong Stock Exchange Limited. The Company is currently operating with Nine (9) branches covering Dhaka, Chattogram, Bogura, Rangpur, Gazipur, Feni and Rajshahi districts.
The present chairman of the company Mr. Mahbubur Rahman who is the Chairman & CEO of ETBL Holdings Limited. He is the President of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) - Bangladesh.