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2017 Annual Report

Read our 2017 Annual Report to learn how LISC worked with residents and local partners to make Philadelphia neighborhoods better places to live, work, do business, and raise families. Highlights include: Lending and Impact Investments, Affordable, Healthy Housing, Economic Development, and Equitable Community Development.

2016 Annual Report

Discover how LISC was a catalyst for change in 2016, working closely with organizations that have comprehensive neighborhood plans, led by residents and local partners working together. These plans helped guide LISC investments in: - Community-based Development - Healthy, Affordable Housing - Economic Development - Engaged Communities View the 2016 Annual Report

Don't call Kensington a 'Hellscape'

LISC's partners Impact, NKCDC, and Scattergood Foundation wrote this letter to the Inquirer, praising their recent articles touting the amazing work the librarians at McPherson Square do every day, but decrying the publication for describing McPherson as Needle Park and calling the neighborhood a “hellscape.” Such language, they write, perpetuates a story about Kensington ...