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Welcome to Houston LISC!

Houston LISC takes a holistic approach towards community development, one that focuses on all aspects of a sustainable community to make it a good place to live, do business, work and raise families. We are the Houston site of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), the nation's largest community development organization.


Announcement: Houston LISC 25th Anniversary Symposium and Luncheon- September 1, 2015Announcement: Houston LISC 25th Anniversary Symposium and Luncheon- September 1, 2015

For 25 years, Houston LISC has invested resources and built strong connections to transform neighborhoods into communities of choice and opportunity. Join us on September 1st as we celebrate our history, successes and partners with a symposium and community luncheon.

Recent News

Bundled Approach to Financial Security Pays Off for Houston

In conjunction with Houston Money Week, Houston LISC hosted the Financial Opportunity Centers(FOC) Intergrated Approach to Career Pathways lunchen on Tuesday, April 21st. Guest Attended to gain a deeper understanding of the FOC's bundled coaching model and it's ongoing impact on Houston's workforce.

State Farm's Youth Advisory Board Accepting Grants - Deadline 5/1

Houston LISC believes in connecting our neighborhoods, residents, and partners with opportunities to advance their work of building sustainable communities. We present a grant opportunity from our partner, State Farm.

Mark your Calendar: Houston LISC Celebrates its 25th Anniversary September 1, 2015

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Since 1989, Houston LISC and its affiliates have invested over $187 million resulting in:

  • $443 million leveraged

  • 6,538 affordable homes

  • 1.4 million sq. feet of commercial and community space

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