LIIF is dedicated to creating pathways of opportunity for low income people and communities.


$100 Million Initiative to Preserve Affordable Communities — Additional Capital Available to Help Stabilize Low Income Families & Neighborhoods

The Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF), National Affordable Housing Trust (NAHT), Calvert Impact Capital and Mercy Loan Fund (MLF) have partnered to provide capital for the second phase of the $100 million Fund to Preserve Affordable Communities (FPAC) aimed at protecting affordable housing for low income families across the nation.


LIIF Chosen to Join Early Childhood Action Research Team

California Gov. Gavin Newsom chose LIIF to lead the facilities study as part of this comprehensive, statewide early care and education planning process.


Empty Lot in Manhattan’s East Village Will Get 45 Affordable Homes

Asian Americans for Equality, in partnership with LIIF and several other organizations, recently celebrated the groundbreaking on a 100% affordable apartment building in the East Village. Several units will be set aside for formerly-homeless New Yorkers.


LIIF Announces New Board Chair and Three New Directors

The Low Income Investment Fund is pleased to announce the election of Carol Redmond Naughton as chair of the LIIF Board of Directors and the expansion of the Board with three new directors: Margaret Chinwe Anadu, Erika C. Poethig, and Michael A. Solomon.

Race, Gender, and Equity in Community Development: Ten Findings, Six Ways Forward

In a new paper from the Urban Institute, former LIIF CEO Nancy O. Andrews offers a radical critique of the community development industry, along with several policy recommendations and new tools that could re-frame the future of community development work.

Community Development Lenders Make Biggest Splash Yet in Global investor Markets

Is the market for mission-driven investment changing? Learn how LIIF’s bond issuance fits into a shifting landscape.

A New ‘Sustainability Bond’ Got 10 Times the Investor Interest It Needed

The Low Income Investment Fund, a San Francisco-based nonprofit, met with 10 times the investment interest it needed to float a $100 million “sustainability” bond last week, indicating strong demand for such bonds.

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