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Arts, Culture and Community Outcomes

Report from LISC and Metris Arts Consulting examines impacts of arts- and culture-based community development in four neighborhoods

Investing in America’s Workforce: Report on Workforce Development Needs and Opportunities

Report gives a snapshot of America's workforce development sector

Lessons from Sandy

Community organizations and the connections they foster make the difference in disasters

The Health and Wealth Connection

Research brief examines how physical and financial well-being are intertwined

Rebuilding Healthy Communities in Rural America

How rural communities are addressing their unique revitalization challenges

When Disaster Strikes

A round-up of our disaster preparedness and recovery stories


Blog series features resident-led efforts in Flint, Michigan

Leadership, Funding and Engagement

Lessons from New York’s land banks

2017 KIDS COUNT Data Book

Tracking the well-being of children across the U.S.

Underwriting Efficiency

New guide helps mortgage lenders encourage green practices in multifamily housing development

Making Neighborhoods Healthier

Children’s hospitals tackle health issues outside their walls

LISC and Partners Create New Green and Healthy Housing Tool

Integrated Physical Needs Assessment will help NYC building owners improve energy efficiency and resident health

The Impact of Abandoned Properties on Public Health

Report looks at how blight creates negative health effects

“Financial Aid” That Does More

Community colleges help students manage their finances along with their course loads

“The Spiral of Sustainable Excellence”

The ups and downs of nonprofit organizational growth

The Gap: A Shortage of Affordable Homes

National Low Income Housing Coalition releases annual study of rental housing affordability

Investments in Small Business Revive Whole Neighborhoods

In a San Francisco Chronicle op-ed, LISC leaders explain how to help small businesses have big impacts

When Living Wage Jobs Are Out of Reach

Education programs help fill the workforce skills gap

New Housing Policy Research and Reports

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

Tax Reform Could Significantly Affect LIHTC Equity Market

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 Available

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

The Institute’s Top Stories of 2016

A look at our most popular stories of the year

Exploring Gentrification

HUD’s Cityscape looks at gentrification causes and consequences

A Call to Step into One Another’s Shoes

Helping to bridge the gap between law enforcement and communities of color

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

A multi-generational approach to poverty that is working in Blytheville, Arkansas

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