Publications

For almost 30 years, LISC has been at the forefront of community development. Not only do we support projects and programs on the ground with our community partners, we also collect and disseminate best practices that move the industry as a whole forward.

We produce Case Studies, Guidebooks, Topical Reports, Research and Conference Papers, and Trade Articles that provide practical ideas as well as celebrate the success of the field.

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Trade Articles

LISC helps bring cooks to new community kitchen
12/17/2013, Teresa Garcia, Journal of Tax Credits, Novogradac & Company LLP
San Fran Fed profiles LISC's Healthy Futures Fund
06/17/2013
A crime prevention strategy that works
06/05/2013, Julia Ryan and Andrea Pereira, LISC
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Case Studies

After foster care, hoping for home
08/04/2014, Oramenta Newsome, Executive Director, Washington DC LISC and Dr. Carolyn N. Graham, President/Founder The Elizabeth Ministry
(Prepared for Center for Women Policy Studies)
LISC publishes analysis of successful scaling
12/18/2012
LISC Special Report: Improving Educational Opportunities & Outcomes
03/28/2012, LISC
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Guidebooks

New LISC Publication: 2014 Charter School Facility Finance Landscape
09/09/2014, Reena Abraham, Susan Gundersen, Wendy Berry (Charter School Advisors), Clara Chae and Elise Balboni
Pioneering philanthropy
07/18/2014
Guidebook: Veterans Permanent Supportive Housing: Policy and Practice
06/04/2013, Ethan Handelman, Sarah Jawaid, and Maya Brennan
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Topical Reports

Neighbors helping neighbors: AmeriCorps celebrates its 20th
09/12/2014, Voices for National Service with a foreword by Chelsea Clinton
LISC transit-oriented development connects people to place
03/10/2014, LISC
Harvard report shows urgent need for low-income rental housing
07/01/2013, Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies
> More Topical Reports

Other Publications