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From National LISC:
3.06.2018 -

Catalyst Housing Fund Gains Momentum with New Investor

The Catalyst Housing Fund marked a leap forward this week, announcing its first outside investor: The San Francisco Foundation (TSFF). The near $20 million fund, whose mission is to secure economic opportunity and affordable housing for Silicon Valley residents, began as a partnership of Envision Transform Build, City of East Palo Alto and Facebook. LISC ...

From National LISC:
2.08.2018 -

In San Francisco, Muscle Cars Are Driving Opportunity

In recent decades, the historically under-invested Bayview neighborhood of San Francisco has had few opportunities to offer its youth. But a creative new program, “Project Wreckless,” is enlisting at-risk young people to rehab classic cars, and offers job training, scholarships and mentoring to boot. All in a formerly abandoned ex-factory that’s beginning to look ...

From National LISC:
11.28.2017 -

LISC Leader in USA Today on the Value of Manufactured Homes, Like Hers

In an op-ed for USA Today, Suzanne Anarde, vice president of Rural LISC, challenges readers on their assumptions about manufactured housing, like the kind she grew up in. We know manufactured housing is a vital element of disaster recovery. But did you know it's the country’s largest source of unsubsidized affordable housing and ...