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10.18.2018 -

Austin, Hermosa, North Lawndale Residents Take Future Into Their Own Hands With New Quality-of-Life Plans

A theme is emerging among Chicago neighborhoods who took part in creating Quality-of-Life Plans (QLPs) this year: People have the power and they are ready to wield it. Three new plans, which encompass areas of opportunity ranging from housing and jobs, to arts and culture, image re-brands, increased civic engagement and public safety, are set ...

12.07.2018 -

Shared wealth: Expanding our views on homeownership

How can Chicago neighborhoods balance growth and investment in their housing markets while preserving affordability for current and future residents? This was the main question explored at LISC Chicago’s first Community Conversation earlier this fall, hosted by Citi.

8.28.2018 -

Who’s Helped Your Community Thrive? Nominate Them To Win $15,000 at The 25th Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards

Meaningful and purposeful investments in Chicago’s neighborhoods at the community-level are crucial for residents to grow and thrive — that’s why for the last 25 years we have sought to recognize those committed to the health of our city’s neighborhoods with the Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards.