About Us

Impact

Since 1980

$17.3 billion invested, leading to $52 billion in total development 

365,922 affordable homes and apartments 

61 million square feet of commercial, retail and community space

  • 213 early childhood centers serving 22,285 children each year
  • 199 schools financed serving 78,200 students each year
  • 350 recreational spaces 
  • 74 health-related projects
  • 83 healthy food projects
  • 26 theaters and performance spaces
  • plus 100s of other retail, arts and community projects
Eastern North Philadelphia before
Eastern North Philadelphia after
Shops & Lofts at 47 in Chicago before
Shops & Lofts at 47 in Chicago after
The Howard Theater in Washington, DC before
The Howard Theater in Washington, DC after
Rainbow de Colores park, Philadelphia before
Rainbow de Colores park, Philadelphia after
1/9
I am always surprised by how few Americans have heard about LISC's remarkable work. . .
— President Bill Clinton
Yes, people live better in the places where LISC works

An evaluation of our Building Sustainable Communities effort

Read the Report