Since its inception in 1992, Argenta CDC has been a Central Arkansas leader in rebuilding communities by constructing and renovating quality energy- efficient housing for families of modest means; teaching families how to create and maintain a strong financial future by building life-changing assets; supporting and equipping resident leaders with resources that assist them in their efforts of being agents of change for their neighborhoods; and serving as economic driver that turned an abandoned downtown into a robust and thriving residential, entertainment and commercial destination that has attracted millions of investment dollars and led to the creation of a vibrant nationally recognized historic district.