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William Penn Foundation Commits $1.5M to revitalizing Strawberry Mansion

With a $1.5M grant from the William Penn Foundation, LISC will partner with the Strawberry Mansion Community Development Corporation in piloting a historic home repair program supporting preservation throughout the neighborhood.

We're Seeking a Real Estate Development & Housing Intern

The Philadelphia office of LISC seeks a summer intern for May to August 2019. Reporting to the Program Officer for Housing & Health, the Intern will provide the Lending and Housing programs with research and analysis, data collection and management, and project support. The Intern will make substantive and valued contributions that advance Philadelphia LISC’s ...

Kensington Lending Partnership Launches $5 Million Neighborhood Initiative

(Philadelphia, PA): This morning, the newly formed Kensington Lending Partnership formally launched a significant funding source focused on small business and mixed-use real estate development, housing improvements, and affordable homeownership in the heart of Kensington. The Partnership, comprised of four Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI), includes Community First Fund, FINANTA, Impact Services Corp’s Impact ...