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  • 11.17.16 | LIIF NEWS

    LIIF Receives $85 Million New Markets Tax Credit Award

    The U.S. Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund has awarded LIIF $85 million in New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) allocation. In total, LIIF has been awarded $458 million in NMTCs since the program’s first allocation in 2007 to invest in high-impact projects that spur economic opportunity in low income communities. “From health clinics […]…

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  • 11.17.16 | LIIF NEWS

    Our Shared Future & Renewed Commitment

    We each want an opportunity to live up to our full potential and for our children to live in a better, brighter future. The recent election has raised serious questions about how we fulfill this promise amid deep ideological divisions and growing economic and social inequality. At the Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF), we believe […]…

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  • 11.03.16 | LIIF NEWS

    Public Charter Schools as Partners in Tackling Segregation

    Sixty-two years ago, the Supreme Court decision in the Brown case outlawed formal racial segregation in our nation’s public schools. Forty-eight years ago, the federal Fair Housing Act outlawed racial discrimination in housing. While much good has been accomplished in the intervening years, racial isolation in housing continues to plague many metropolitan areas. Historical redlining, […]…

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  • 09.30.16 | LIIF NEWS

    LIIF Receives $50 Million through the Treasury’s Bond Guarantee Program

    This week, Community Reinvestment Fund, USA (CRF) issued a $165 million bond in the fourth round of the US Treasury Department’s CDFI Bond Guarantee Program (BGP). LIIF is proud to receive $50 million during this round, which will support loans in many of our nation’s undeserved areas. “The CDFI Bond Guarantee Program has proven to fill a […]…

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  • 09.27.16 | LIIF NEWS

    CDFI Fund Awards $91.5 Million in Capital Magnet Funds

    The Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF) is proud to announce it has received a $3.7 million award from the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund’s Capital Magnet Fund (CMF) Program. In 2010, LIIF was the largest CMF awardee and leveraged its $6 million award into $130 million in investments, a ratio of 20 to 1. […]…

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  • 09.20.16 | LIIF IN THE MEDIA

    Preservation of Affordable Housing Completes West Side’s Newberry Park Renovations

    Recently, the ribbon was cut on Newberry Park Apartments, a project in partnership with the Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH). LIIF  is proud to have supported efforts to create and preserve affordable housing options for residents of Chicago’s Near West Side. Newberry Park consists of 25 two-bedroom units, 48 three-bedroom units and 11 four-bedroom apartments. More Information: Read the article […]…

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  • 09.13.16 | LIIF IN THE MEDIA

    Excelsior childcare provider buys their building

    LIIF is proud to have supported efforts to help The Mission Child Care Consortium purchase it’s building in San Francisco. The long-standing organization is the city’s largest subsidized early education facility and provides bilingual care to more than 200 children. More Information: Read more about the project in  SF Bay News Learn more about LIIF’s […]…

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  • 08.31.16 | LIIF IN THE MEDIA

    Transit-Oriented Development: Setting the Bar and Incentives for Affordability

    Exploring the innovative approaches California has taken to address issues of inequality through transit-oriented development, a new article by Shelterforce describes LIIF’s partnership with Enterprise Community Partners and the Center for Transit-Oriented Development that analyzed the value of equitable growth around transit. Additionally, Shelterforce emphasizes the importance and impact of transit investments in low-income communities. […]…

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  • 07.24.16 | LIIF NEWS

    Announcing SPARCC – A $90MM Investment in Creating Just and Equitable Places to Live

    From New Orleans to Ferguson to Flint, our nation continues to grapple with finding common ground and creating communities that live up to the ideal of justice for all. Many of the decisions we have made about housing, education, the environment and health have created places and systems that have failed low income residents and […]…

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  • 07.24.16 | LIIF NEWS

    Announcing SPARCC – A $90MM Investment in Creating Just and Equitable Places to Live

    From New Orleans to Ferguson to Flint, our nation continues to grapple with finding common ground and creating communities that live up to the ideal of justice for all. Many of the decisions we have made about housing, education, the environment and health have created places and systems that have failed low income residents and […]…

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