This LISC white paper examines emerging strategies that connect industrial district revitalization to local workforce efforts and how investments in industrial districts can fuel programs designed to train low-income residents and ensure they access local jobs. The paper takes a close look at how this plays out in the field with two case studies fr [...]
Affordable housing is becoming increasingly hard to find throughout many growing cities around the country. Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) offer an alternative to customary housing units, taking the form of basement apartments, living units above the garage, new detached units, or ‘tiny houses’ built in the backyard of an existing home.
Looking for more information on Opportunity Zones? Don't miss our resource that covers common questions related to design, timeline and impact.
Read our Letter from the Editor to learn how CDFIs are supporting tenants rights and organizing efforts.
The LISC Institute asked Robert Wohl of LECD, a DC group that supports tenants through education and organizing, why organizing is an important tool to protect tenants, and what he thinks are some new policies and practices that will help LECD continue to do their work.
Nonprofit boards serve a critical purpose: to determine their organizations' mission and guide them in achieving it effectively and efficiently. In a rapidly changing environment, each board member and officer plays a key leadership role, and must manage a wide variety of critical issues — both long-term and urgent in nature. The objective of this training is to give you knowledge and tools that can expand your ability to lead your organization and ensure its continued strength.