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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

Houston LISC is Hiring for Community Development Officer

Houston LISC is now accepting applications for the Community Development Officer position. Please click here for job description and how to apply.

KIPP Sunnyside Celebrates New Athletic Field

The Houston Texans, Houston LISC and KIPP Houston Public Schools recently celebrated the opening of the new KIPP Sunnyside campus athletic practice field with a ribbon cutting ceremony

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.

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Houston Highlights

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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