Housing Bank was established in 1973 as a public
shareholding limited company with a capital amounting to half a million JD. The
primary focus of the Bank was to provide housing finance, and hence the name.
24 years of operations, the Bank embarked on a new era, when it diversified its
scope and became a comprehensive bank, providing full commercial banking
services. The Bank's capital was increased several times, and currently amounts
to JD 315 million, the equivalent of USD 444 million, the Bank's
management has continuously focused on strengthening its capital base year by
year, the total equity amounted to JD 1,045 million (USD 1.5 billion) at
the end of June 2018.
its foundation, HBTF has introduced many cutting-edge initiatives, few examples