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Training Series Demystifies Affordable Housing PreservationTraining Series Demystifies Affordable Housing Preservation

Affordable Housing—LISC and Capital One team up to help affordable housing organizations navigate the anything-but-simple recapitalization process

Underwriting Pay for Success Investments - Archived WebinarUnderwriting Pay for Success Investments - Archived Webinar

Bringing Programs to Scale, Implementing—This recorded webinar and accompanying presentation go in-depth on how to underwrite Pay For Success projects.

Revitalization That Preserves Neighborhood CultureRevitalization That Preserves Neighborhood Culture

Engaging, Planning, Los Angeles—Facing gentrification pressure, residents of Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo create a community-driven vision for the future

Food Deserts Get Healthier OptionsFood Deserts Get Healthier Options

Health & Wellness—Strengthening the link between place, food access and health

HUD Releases Fair Housing ResourcesHUD Releases Fair Housing Resources

Other Housing Topics—HUD releases resources to help practitioners comply with the 2015 Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) Rule.

Low Income Housing Tax Credit ShowcaseLow Income Housing Tax Credit Showcase

Affordable Housing—Publication celebrates the successes of 30 years of LIHTC

Healthy Habits Begin EarlyHealthy Habits Begin Early

Child Care Programs & Facilities, Health & Wellness—How some child care centers are looking after kids and their health

Filling Vacancies With FoodFilling Vacancies With Food

Commercial and Economic Development, Health & Wellness—Food Hub brings life to vacant storefront and better health to West Harlem residents

Making Room for PlayMaking Room for Play

Physical Activity and Recreation—Increasing access to recreational opportunities in low-income neighborhoods

Health Center Collaborates with Grocery Store on Healthy Living in Brockton, Mass.Health Center Collaborates with Grocery Store on Healthy Living in Brockton, Mass.

Commercial and Economic Development, Health & Wellness—New Markets Tax Credit investment helps bring health care and healthy food choices to Brockton

Recently Featured: Community Safety

Community Safety's Key Ingredient: Trust
Building trusting relationships between community members and law enforcement is challenging, but essential

Working Together To Make Everyone Safer Community-police partnerships are more critical than ever to bring safety to troubled neighborhoods.

Want to know what community policing looks like in practice? Dance-offs.

See more stories about Community Safety in the In The News section.

Engaging Youth In Neighborhood Safety
How to bring young people into the community safety conversation

Data Informs Effective Community Safety Approaches Using data and research to find the right crime reduction strategies

Local Community Safety Efforts Bring Both Challenge and Inspiration Key Lessons from the Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation program

The resources included in our 2014 Community safety spotlight can be viewed here.

About the Institute

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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