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  • 06.29.18 | LIIF IN THE MEDIA

    Low Income Housing In Bed-Stuy Gets $9.4M Makeover

    A $9.4 million project to renovate 36 units for low-income and formerly homeless families in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn opened in June, providing affordable housing and supportive services to longtime residents of the neighborhood. The project was funded by Enterprise Community Partners, Low Income Investment Fund, the New York State Housing Trust Fund, and […]…

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  • 06.27.18 | LIIF IN THE MEDIA

    Community Coalition Strengthens its Home Base

    Community Coalition (CC) in Los Angeles’ Vermont Knolls neighborhood sits in the middle of an area that lacks access to necessary social and human services. Support from LIIF and other partners helped CC renovate its headquarters and expand its work. Learn more in this CDFI Fund Impact Story.…

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  • 04.26.18 | LIIF NEWS

    Community Progress Makers Award Accelerates LIIF’s Early Care & Education Small Business Work

    The Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF) has received a $500,000 grant from the 2018 Community Progress Makers Fund, an initiative of the Citi Foundation. These funds will allow LIIF to expand its Early Care & Education (ECE) work in New York City with an ECE Small Business Program. “Support from the Community Progress Makers Fund […]…

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  • 03.14.18 | LIIF IN THE MEDIA

    New Markets Tax Credits Finance New Orleans Charter School

    KIPP Believe’s new charter school will open this fall in New Orleans, consolidating two campuses and providing students with a state-of-the-art facility. This Purpose Built Communities project co-locates housing, child care and a health clinic on the school site. LIIF contributed $12.3 million in New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) and partnered with Capital One and […]…

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  • 03.07.18 | LIIF NEWS

    MTC Approves Funds to Help Preserve Multi-Family Affordable Housing

    The Metropolitan Transportation Commission has committed $10 million to establish a new revolving loan fund known as the Bay Area Preservation Pilot Fund. When it’s launched later this year in partnership with LIIF and Enterprise Community Loan Fund, this $49 million fund will help nonprofit developers acquire and preserve multi-family, transit-accessible affordable housing in the […]…

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  • 02.15.18 | LIIF IN THE MEDIA

    $3.5 Billion in NMTCs Awarded to Spur Economic Development

    LIIF was one of 73 community development entities to receive a New Markets Tax Credit allocation from the CDFI Fund. Our $60 million allocation will allow us to continue investing in high-impact projects that spur economic opportunity in low income communities. Read more about the allocations in Affordable Housing Finance.…

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  • 02.08.18 | LIIF IN THE MEDIA

    Mayor Muriel Bowser Details Plan for new Child Care Centers Across D.C.

    LIIF has received a $9 million grant from Washington DC’s Office of the State Superintendent of Education to expand child care access in the city, with the goal of adding 1,000 new child care spots over the next three years. Learn more about this initiative.…

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  • 02.02.18 | LIIF IN THE MEDIA

    Delancey Street Associates Opens First Building at Essex Crossing

    Essex Crossing will bring affordable housing for seniors and families to Manhattan’s Lower East Side, while keeping health, job training and community services in the neighborhood. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was a homecoming for some once-displaced residents, and a celebration of the opening of one of New York City’s largest urban redevelopment projects. Learn more about the […]…

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  • 02.02.18 | LIIF IN THE MEDIA

    Mayor Bowser Kicks Off Education Week, Announces Major Child Care Expansion by Administration

    LIIF received a grant from the Washington, DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education for the Access to Quality Child Care Program. This innovative program enables LIIF to merge our track record of investing in high-need neighborhoods in the District with our successful early childhood education programs, while creating 1,000 child care seats for […]…

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  • 01.25.18 | LIIF IN THE MEDIA

    How the Mission District Took Equitable Development Into Its Own Hands

    Since the 1940s, San Francisco’s Mission District has been known as a port of entry for multiple waves of immigrants, especially from Latin America. But, since 2000, the Mission has seen thousands of Latino families forced out of the Mission due to rising rents. Unlike other buyers of other buildings with low-income tenants or businesses […]…

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