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  • 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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  • 12.07.17 | LIIF NEWS

    $100 Million Initiative to Preserve Affordable Communities

    The Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF), National Affordable Housing Trust (NAHT) and Morgan Stanley have launched a new $100 million initiative aimed at protecting affordable housing for low income families across the nation. An initial $30 million will be immediately available to nonprofit affordable housing providers through the Fund to Preserve Affordable Communities (FPAC). Through […]…

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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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  • 11.02.17 | LIIF NEWS

    More Equitable Funding and Finance Opportunities Coming for Tennessee Charter Schools

    The Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF) and the Tennessee Charter School Center (TCSC) announced they have received an $8 million award from the U.S. Department of Education’s Credit Enhancement for Charter School Facilities Program to expand high quality educational opportunities in Tennessee.  This award will enable LIIF and TCSC to establish a new charter school […]…

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  • 10.10.17 | LIIF NEWS

    Breaking Ground Opens 248-unit Affordable Housing Complex in The Bronx

    Breaking Ground recently celebrated the opening of a 248-unit affordable housing building in the Tremont section of The Bronx. Park House is part of Breaking Ground’s larger plan to provide more affordable housing units in New York City. The 12-story building includes one, two, and three bedroom units, creating housing that is accessible to families […]…

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  • 09.20.17 | LIIF NEWS

    Race, Gender and Justice in Community Development: Reflections by Nancy O. Andrews

    Today, with five years of hindsight, it’s fair to ask: What would we do differently? What would we add to our original vision? I can answer that without ambiguity: I would add racial and gender equity more thoroughly into our vision, our paradigm and our practice.   Nancy O. Andrews, President and CEO of the […]…

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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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