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The Price Hill FOC is one of a national network of LISC-supported centers that help people find and keep employment, make a household budget, and obtain income supports.
We invest in the revitalization of local urban communities by channeling private resources from corporations, foundations and individuals to neighborhood groups that do work like developing affordable housing, vital community facilities, and job-creating commercial and industrial projects.
Lower Price Hill is one of only five areas nationwide chosen by national LISC to receive a portion of its recent New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) award! Lower Price Hill Community School (now known as Education Matters and Community Matters) will receive $6 million in NMTCs.
LISC Greater Cincinnati's 2013 Annual Report is now available!
Kathy Schwab joined Paula Boggs Muething and Todd Kinskey on WVXU's Cincinnati Edition on Monday, January 27! Listen to their half-hour segment on housing and find out how there is an oversupply of homes but low-income people still can't find a place to live, as well as why Kathy chooses to rent downtown: County has 25K+ Housing Unit Oversupply
Here is the study Kathy mentioned on the show: BUILT in Ohio: a Recipe for the 3 C’s
A new paradigm for social services is needed, says Kristen Baker, Program Officer at LISC of Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky. The LISC-supported Financial Opportunity Centers fill that need. Pictured right: Staff members Lisa and Danielle at the Price Hill FOC at 2918 Price Avenue.
Each neighborhood comprises its own little world inside a much larger urban universe, Soapbox Cincinnati says. Read Demand Better: Building healthy, vibrant neighborhoods for an in-depth analysis of our neighborhoods. (August 2013)
"LISC has provided leadership and excellent resources to the Center for Great Neighborhoods and the Greater Cincinnati area. Our work has been greatly enhanced and our community has been the beneficiary."
- Tom DiBello, Executive Director, Center for Great Neighborhoods of Covington
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