Artists can have a profound impact on communities. The latest report from LISC’s Creative Placemaking team dives into the effect artists can have as leaders in their community. The report examines the nurturing of artists to be leaders, the challenges and opportunities they face, and profiles the work of many artists across the country.
A report from LISC’s Creative Placemaking team looks at how our investments in artists, art-related businesses and cultural organizations have fueled economic development in surrounding communities.
This paper presents and analyzes three examples of successful, cooperative crime prevention efforts supported by LISC, finding as much as a 41 percent decline in crime incidents compared to what they would have been without the coordinated, multi-sector strategy.
LISC and the Institute of Museum and Libraries Service review the many ways museums and libraries address the needs of economically-distressed areas.
Research on the efficacy of our Financial Opportunities Center model
To support local decisions on the allocation of scarce housing subsidies, LISC research staff developed a predictive model to show where gentrification in Houston is most likely to occur.
Replicating and Adapting LISC’s Building Sustainable Communities Program
A HMDA-Based Housing Market Index to Track Neighborhood Change