LISC National
2017 Accomplishments

2017 Accomplishments

Real Estate

  • $4.14 million in loans and $250,000 in grants and Project Initiation Loans
  • $47 million leveraged by real estate projects
  • Over 1,000 units of affordable housing were under development or preserved/created ranging from mixed income, transit-oriented development along light rail to single-family homeownership and rental as well as homeless and senior projects
  • Provided technical assistance and capacity building through trainings and one-on-one support to 109 nonprofit organizations

Financial Opportunity Centers

  • 1,256 unduplicated clients served through five FOCs:
    • 1,128 people received employment coaching, resulting in 475 people accessing jobs
    • 970 families received income supports coaching
    • 862 people received one-on-one financial coaching resulting in:
      • 551 clients increasing their credit scores
      • 616 clients increasing net income by an average of $1,107/month
      • 354 clients increasing their net worth

GO Neighborhoods

  • 150 projects were completed across GO Neighborhoods partner communities
  • $265,000 was invested by LISC directly into partner communities
  • $86,000,000 was leveraged by partners = cash investment created by LISC grants and loans
  • 16,325 active participants in two GO Neighborhood Steering Committees and GO Teams
Annual Summary

Read Houston LISC's 2017 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