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Behrends Avenue Celebrates First New Housing Units

Residents still reeling from the foreclosure crisis are finally seeing progress take root in Peoria, as new houses and apartments replace abandoned properties, and economic development moves forward. The latest signpost in this effort is in the East Bluff, where residents, nonprofits and public officials are celebrating the first in a series of newly constructed ...

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7.27.2017 -

LISC Names Experienced Leader to Head Peoria Office

Karen Davis, who has worked bringing affordable housing, businesses and jobs to Central Illinois for more than two decades, has been named the next director of LISC's Peoria office. “She understands the fundamental challenges that families face—from building the skills they need to take advantage of good jobs to gaining access to better ...

League of Women Voters Speaker Series: Sustainable Communities

Angela Bolden, Program Officer for Greater Peoria LISC, will speak at the League of Women Voters of Greater Peoria General Meeting on their work to build sustainable neighborhoods.