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LIIF Decries Recent Spate of Gun Violence in California, Stands with AAPI Community

A dance hall in Monterey Park. Farms in Half Moon Bay. A music-video set in Oakland. Yet three more locales – this time all in California in just two days – added to the nation’s growing list of places where mass shootings have taken place. LIIF takes this moment to reaffirm our support for the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community, and all others impacted by these recent tragedies.

Low Income Investment Fund Partners with Reinvestment Fund to Provide $18 Million in Financing for Ethos Classical School

LIIF, in partnership with Reinvestment Fund, today announced the closing of a $18.1 million construction and mini-permanent loan to fund the expansion of Ethos Classical School, an independent charter school located in southwest Atlanta. The loan is part of LIIF’s Tennessee and Georgia Charter School product that provides flexible lending terms to charter schools.

Low Income Investment Fund Launches $50 Million Keeping Homes Affordable Fund in Partnership with Calvert Impact and Arnold Ventures

LIIF announced today the launch of the Keeping Homes Affordable Fund developed in partnership with Calvert Impact and Arnold Ventures. The program will provide acquisition financing for nonprofit and mission-minded for-profit developers to acquire and preserve affordable multifamily projects.

LIIF Welcomes New Staff to Lending and Early Child Care and Education Teams

LIIF recently welcomed new staff to its lending and early child care and education teams

Growing Diverse Housing Developers: A New Training Program For Developers of Color

Capital Impact Partners is partnering with LIIF and Reinvestment Fund to expand its commitment to helping real estate developers of color grow their businesses in an industry where they have long been underrepresented.

East Buffalo Attack: A Reminder of the Work Still Required

Our thoughts are with those who lost family members, friends and neighbors in the racist attack that took the lives of ten innocent people in East Buffalo — the result of a person inspired by white supremacist ideals.

LIIF and NAHT Join Industry Leaders on Multifamily Impact Council

LIIF and NAHT are founding members of a new collaborative aimed at attracting impact investors to the affordable housing sector.

LIIF Statement on the Interagency Proposal to Modernize CRA

LIIF CEO Daniel A. Nissenbaum issued a statement in response to the interagency proposal to modernize the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA).

LIIF Appoints New General Counsel and Chief Financial Officer   

Denise Noel will be LIIF’s new General Counsel & EVP and Panagiota Mahendru will join as LIIF’s new CFO & EVP. Both will be members of the Executive Leadership team.

2021 Annual Impact Report

Explore our progress to put racial equity into action through programs like the Black Developer Capital Initiative and investments in affordable housing and child care.

LIIF Partners with Local Organizations to Launch Coachella Valley Housing Fund

LIIF, Lift to Rise, RCAC, Wells Fargo and County of Riverside Housing, Homelessness Prevention and Workforce Solutions have partnered to support and invest in a community-driven housing financing model in the Coachella Valley.

Deepening Our Commitment

Today, we are sharing more about LIIF’s anti-racism journey and our goals for our organization and our work. As we progress, we’ll continue to share our insights, new developments and challenges. We hope our sharing contributes to a broader dialogue about building a more equitable future.

LIIF Upgraded by S&P

LIIF’s continued financial strength, even amid the economic uncertainty brought on by COVID-19, was recently recognized by S&P, which upgraded the organization from an “A-” to an “A” rating. In addition, Aeris, the leading independent rating service for both financial and impact investments, reaffirmed LIIF’s “AAA” financial rating. Read more.

Inside the $1 Billion Bid to Rescue Affordable Housing

A new partnership between housing groups aims to give nonprofit developers the resources they need to preserve affordable apartments. Read more about our joint venture with SAHF and NAHT in CityLab.