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  • 2021

  • 05.11.21 | LIIF NEWS

    Transit-Focused School Paves Career Pathways for Los Angeles Youth

    The Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF) recently provided a $10 million loan into a New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) transaction to support the SEED School of Los Angeles County (SEED LA), a startup boarding high school that will serve 400 high school students from South LA and around LA County with an immersive, 24-hour learning environment when it opens in Fall 2022. Admission preference […]…

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  • 04.30.21 | LIIF NEWS

    Impact-led Lending for Food Security in NYC

    When it comes to advancing communities of opportunity, equity and well-being, lending is LIIF’s primary engine of impact. We continue to hone our “impact-led lending” approach through investments that are informed by—and explicitly designed to close opportunity gaps in—communities of color, balancing risk to ensure both impact and financial sustainability. One example of this approach […]…

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  • 04.28.21 | MEDIA RELEASES

    LIIF Upgraded by S&P

  • 04.19.21 | LIIF NEWS

    Connecting Working Families to Jobs Near High Speed Rail in Dallas

    LIIF recently provided $4.2 million to Petra Development for a mixed-use project which will include 235 housing units and retail in Dallas. The project will serve families earning 60 to 80% area median income & offer greater job access via its proximity to the Texas Central high-speed rail, connecting Houston to the Dallas/Fort Worth-area. Dallas, […]…

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  • 04.07.21 | LIIF NEWS

    Carolyn Smith Joins LIIF as VP, Strategic Communications

    We’re excited to welcome our new Vice President of Strategic Communications, Carolyn A. Smith! Carolyn brings a decade of multi-sector strategic communications and public relations experience across the nonprofit, corporate, and public sectors. In this role, she will amplify LIIF’s work centering racial equity and advocating for communities of opportunity, equity and wellbeing. Carolyn sits […]…

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  • 03.09.21 | LIIF NEWS

    New Partnership Tackles Housing Affordability Crisis

    Three of the nation’s leading housing nonprofits—the Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF), Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future (SAHF), and National Affordable Housing Trust (NAHT), have partnered to address the growing housing affordability crisis. Listen to Kimberly Latimer-Nelligan, President of LIIF, Lori Little, President and CEO of NAHT, and Andrea Ponsor, President and CEO of SAHF, […]…

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  • 01.27.21 | LIIF NEWS

    LIIF Issues RFP for California Child Care Lobbyist

    We are glad to announce the release of the Low Income Investment Fund’s (LIIF) Request for Proposals (RFP) to identify qualified consultants to support our work in Early Care and Education with legislative lobbyist services in California. The RFP with information about our organization, the scope of work, and instructions is linked below. Click here […]…

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  • 01.25.21 | LIIF NEWS

    Expanding Access to Early Care and Education in San Francisco

    Statewide in California, about four million children need child care, but less than one million slots are available. In San Francisco, about 20,000 kids do not have access to early care and education (ECE) programs. Quality, affordable child care is an investment that enables whole families to succeed by allowing parents to work and/or attend […]…

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  • 01.07.21 | LIIF NEWS

    In Spite of This Week’s Latest Attack, Democracy is Prevailing

    The insurrection at the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. yesterday was a sinister attack on democracy and counter to the principles for which LIIF stands. We strongly condemn the mob violence incited by anti-patriotic falsehoods aimed at discrediting a valid presidential election and the will of the people. Today, we are more resolved than ever […]…

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  • 2020

  • 12.16.20 | LIIF NEWS

    $20 Million LIHTC Bridge Financing for Developers Impacted by COVID-19

    The Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF) has launched a $20 million COVID-19 Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Developer Fee Bridge Initiative to support affordable housing developers grappling with liquidity challenges in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and ensuing recession. With a guarantee from the Community Investment Guarantee Pool (CIGP), this flexible capital will […]…

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