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  • 07.29.21 | LIIF NEWS

    LIIF and Purpose Built Communities Launch $45 Million Accelerator Fund

    The Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF) has launched the $45 million Accelerator Fund to support Purpose Built’s comprehensive community-driven neighborhood development aimed at supporting racial equity, economic mobility, and improved health outcomes. There are currently more than 25 Purpose Built sites across the country led by community leaders working to end the cycle of generational […]…

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  • 07.23.21 | LIIF NEWS

    Investment to Bring Healthy Food, Small Businesses & Center for Social Justice to Cincinnati

    Avondale Town Center is a vibrant development comprised of 119 apartments, a health center, child care center and small businesses within a Choice Neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio. LIIF provided $1.9 million to The Community Builders, Inc., a member of Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future, to complete tenant improvements for a grocery store, locally […]…

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  • 07.23.21 | LIIF NEWS

    LIIF Supports Diverse School in Memphis in Securing a Permanent Home

    LIIF provided a $4.7 million construction and mini-permanent loan to Believe Memphis Academy to serve more students and help the school secure a permanent location. Believe Memphis Academy is a high performing school in Tennessee that has a strong commitment to racial equity, diverse staff and a student body made up of nearly 100% students […]…

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  • 06.03.21 | LIIF NEWS

    LIIF Exceeds Goal in Bringing 1k Child Care Slots to D.C.

    LIIF is proud to announce that the Access to Quality Child Care (A2Q) grant program exceeded its goal of bringing 1,000 new early care and education (ECE) slots to Washington, DC’s families. The program was launched in 2018 as joint initiative with the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) and LIIF to address […]…

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  • 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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