LISC National
2016 Accomplishments

2016 Accomplishments

Real Estate

  • Over 1,000 units of affordable housing were under development or preserved/created
  • Over $38 million of equity provided for four low income housing task credit projects
  • $3.7 million in loans and $255,000 in grants and Project Initiation Loans for seniors housing projects, affordable home for families, and for permanent supportive housing

Financial Opportunity Centers

  • 2,116 people received employment coaching, resulting in 554 people accessing jobs.
  • 907 families received income supports coaching, resulting in access to $55,226 in public benefits.
  • 1,367 people received one-on-one financial coaching resulting in:
    • 858 clients increasing their credit scores.
    • 1,000 clients increasing net income by an average of $1,175/month.
    • 664 clients increasing their net worth.

GO Neighborhoods

  • 170 projects were completed across GO Neighborhoods partner communities.
  • $262,250 was invested by LISC directly into partner communities.
  • $39,000,000 was leveraged by partners = cash investment created by LISC grants and loans.
  • 10,319 active participants in two GO Neighborhood Steering Committees and GO Teams
Annual Summary

Read Houston LISC's 2016 Annual Summary here.

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AmeriCorp leaders celebrating the end of their year of service
New Hope Housing at Sakowitz
Near Northside residents celebrating at Sabor Del Northside
Amanda Timm celebrates Houston LISC's 25th Anniversary with Annise Parker, former Houston Mayor and LAC Chair Bob Weylandt
Houston Food Bank's warehouse, which was developed using NMTCs
Community partners participate at Houston LISC event
SER-Jobs for Progress' future Workforce Development Center
Transit-oriented affordable housing at Avenue Station in the Near Northside
ITEX's Village at Palm Center under construction