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  • 2017

  • 12.22.17 | LIIF IN THE MEDIA

    Building’s New ‘Communal’ Model: Homes for Families, Mission Dance Company

    A former furniture store that’s been sitting vacant in San Francisco’s Mission District will be a model of cooperative living for homeowners, a child care provider, and a local dance group. The project will bring about 40 affordable units to families at risk of displacement, will provide a new home for Dance Mission Theater and […]…

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  • 12.19.17 | LIIF IN THE MEDIA

    Bringing Affordable Housing and Child Care to San Francisco’s Mission District

    The Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) and LIIF are partnering on their first project together to bring affordable housing, child care, and arts space to a currently vacant building in San Francisco’s Mission District. This project will keep families at risk of displacement in the neighborhood and will bring more high-quality child care to the […]…

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  • 11.14.17 | LIIF IN THE MEDIA

    Central City Concern Breaks Ground on Blackburn Building

    Central City Concern celebrated the groundbreaking of its new Blackburn Building, which will provide transitional and permanent housing and health services to individuals in addiction recovery in Portland, OR. This building is part of the Housing and Health campaign, which will bring 379 new homes throughout Portland to people at risk of homelessness. LIIF financed […]…

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  • 09.11.17 | LIIF IN THE MEDIA

    Congress: Continue to Invest in America’s Struggling Cities and Towns

    The Hill published an op-ed co-signed by the CEOs of LIIF, Capital Impact Partners, Reinvestment Fund and IFF that calls on Congress to support and ensure full funding for the CDFI Fund, which is threatened despite a strong and unwavering financial and social track record. On average, CDFIs leverage every federal dollar with at least […]…

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  • 08.22.17 | LIIF IN THE MEDIA

    Putting “Housing is Health Care” Into Action

    The United States Interagency Council on Homelessness features LIIF’s report with Mercy Housing as a resource for thought leaders interested in ending chronic homelessness. The report, “Innovative Models in Health and Housing,” features nine collaborative efforts between health care systems and housing groups in states across the U.S. Read more from the U.S. Interagency Council […]…

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  • 08.08.17 | LIIF IN THE MEDIA

    LIIF Loan Funds Expansion of New Orleans Health Center by 300%

    CrescentCare, a Federally Qualified Health Center, and developer Gulf Coast Housing Partnership have announced plans to break ground next week on a new comprehensive health care center in a neighborhood in New Orleans where there are no comparable facilities. The new 65,000 square foot campus will offer primary medical care, dentistry, pediatrics, HIV counseling & […]…

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  • 06.14.17 | LIIF IN THE MEDIA

    Essex Crossing Brings Affordable Housing & Services to NYC’s Lower East Side

    Since 1967, nine lots in New York’s Lower East Side sat mostly vacant as local community members faced soaring housing prices and many went without affordable health care options and vital social services. Today, the poverty rate within this highly distressed area rests at 35 percent. In response to this dilemma, the City of New York […]…

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  • 06.14.17 | LIIF IN THE MEDIA

    Ground Broken for Apartment Complex in L.A.

    Hollywood Community Housing Corporation celebrated the groundbreaking for a 41-unit affordable housing development on April 22, 2017, combining new construction with the rehabilitation of a landmark — the historic Angelus Funeral Home in South Los Angeles. The construction was made possible in part by a $600,000 loan from LIIF. “The groundbreaking for the long-awaited Paul […]…

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  • 04.28.17 | LIIF IN THE MEDIA

    SF Nonprofit Gets Around High Rent by Buying Its Building

    Mission Child Care Consortium is a early care and education center serving mostly low income kids in San Francisco since 1969. Thanks in part to a $3.6 million loan and $800,000 grant from LIIF, the center was able to buy its building and ensure its viability for years to come. The center — which cares […]…

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  • 2016

  • 12.28.16 | LIIF IN THE MEDIA

    Fund Aims to Make TODs Affordable

    The Regional Equitable Development Initiative (REDI) Fund was created to help finance the acquisition of affordable housing along public transit corridors in the Seattle metro area. Led by Enterprise, and funded in part by LIIF, the REDI Fund is a $21 million revolving loan fund. “Prosperous regions throughout our country are experiencing displacement of low-income […]…

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