Resources

7.13.2018 -

Turning Zombies Into Assets: Emerging Best Practices from the LISC Zombie Program

LISC staff discuss our NY State Housing program and are joined by partners from Niagara Falls and Albany in New York. Watch the recording for a conversation about emerging best practices in New York State and how to replicate them in your municipalities.

5.08.2018 -

Creative Places and Businesses Catalyzing Community Growth Webinar

Hear presenters, including LISC NYC's Sam Marks, explore creative places and businesses as part of comprehensive community development in this webinar, and how investment in the creative economy has the potential to stabilize threatened communities and benefit regions looking to attract and develop quality jobs.

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5.07.2018 -

Affordable Housing 101 Webinar

Watch this webinar recording from Ballard Spahr for an introduction to the ideas, concepts and programs common in developing affordable housing across the country. Affordable Housing 101 provides an overview of various aspects of affordable housing including definitions and acronyms, key players, different financing tools, and key HUD programs.

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3.09.2018 -

Archived Webinar: Opportunity Zones

Archived LISC webinar recording from 02/23/17: The creation of Opportunity Zones (OZ) was included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the recently passed tax reform overhaul law. Opportunity Zones are an innovative approach to spurring long-term private sector investments in low-income urban and rural communities nationwide. LISC Policy, New Markets Support Company and Economic Innovation Group discuss how you can advocate for this resource in the areas of your state that your organization serves.

12.30.2017 -

Driving Investment to Markets of Opportunity

This webinar hosted by the New York Fed looked at the current state of community development finance and existing investment vehicles that funders and practitioners can use to bring opportunity to under-resourced communities.