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When Living Wage Jobs Are Out of ReachWhen Living Wage Jobs Are Out of Reach

Family Income & Assets—Education programs help fill the workforce skills gap

New Housing Policy Research and Reports

Affordable Housing—New publications offer updates and guidance on a variety of affordable housing issues

Tax Reform Could Significantly Affect LIHTC Equity MarketTax Reform Could Significantly Affect LIHTC Equity Market

Affordable Housing—A look at the likelihood that Congress will enact substantial tax reform in the coming years and what the impacts on the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) could be

Training Opportunity AvailableTraining Opportunity Available

Commercial and Economic Development—CDFI Fund opens waitlist for Training and Technical Assistance Workshops for Minority Community Development Entities

Building Your Risk Management Toolkit - Recorded WebinarBuilding Your Risk Management Toolkit - Recorded Webinar

Leading—Recorded webinar helps viewers engage in strategic risk management practices

The Institute’s Top Stories of 2016The Institute’s Top Stories of 2016

Engaging, Implementing, Affordable Housing, Arts & Culture, Community Safety, Health & Wellness—A look at our most popular stories of the year

Exploring GentrificationExploring Gentrification

Affordable Housing—HUD’s Cityscape looks at gentrification causes and consequences

The Path to Financial StabilityThe Path to Financial Stability

Family Income & Assets—Helping people of all income levels reach financial goals

A Grassroots Solution to Rural Poverty That Traveled All the Way to the White HouseA Grassroots Solution to Rural Poverty That Traveled All the Way to the White House

Education & Early Learning, Family Income & Assets, Rural Community Development—A multi-generational approach to poverty that is working in Blytheville, Arkansas

Grassroots Fixes for a Crisis of National ProportionsGrassroots Fixes for a Crisis of National Proportions

Affordable Housing—How local solutions work in the fight against inequity, poverty, displacement, unaffordable housing and homelessness

Featured Webinar

LISC Talks: The LIHTC Market After the Election The prospect of a reduction in corporate tax rates as a result of the Presidential election has created uncertainty in the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) market.  How are investors responding?  What has been the effect of this uncertainty in terms of pricing?  Join Joe Hagan, President of the National Equity Fund, and Denise Scott, Executive Vice President for Programs at LISC, on Thursday, March 2 at 2 p.m. Eastern as they discuss what is going on in the market right now and how you can potentially mitigate the effects of tax cuts on your affordable housing projects. More information and registration


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The LISC Institute for Comprehensive Community Development is designed to share knowledge and resources with LISC staff, local agencies in the LISC network and others who are working in the field of comprehensive community development. The Institute website, trainings, webinars and peer-to-peer support are tools that help practitioners and their partners successfully implement comprehensive community initiatives.

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"Building Equity By the Tracks"

"LISC is pushing hard to make sure that new rail lines going into towns across the country aren’t just magnets for high-end investments, but also include the services and amenities low-income families need: Affordable housing, health care, financial planning assistance, cultural richness," writes John McCarron in this 2013 article on how transit-oriented development can be a tool for community development that ran in the Next City website

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