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We are LISC—the Local Initiatives Support Corporation. It may be a mouthful, but our name does, in fact, say it all. We are a national organization with a grassroots focus. Bay Area LISC is one of 31 local LISC sites throughout the country, and with residents and partners, we forge resilient and inclusive communities of opportunity across the Bay Area - great places to live, work, do business, and raise families.
As part of their Verizon Small Business Recovery Fund, LISC and Verizon recently announced the first round of over 200 grant recipients from across the country- including 23 in the Bay Area- who will each receive $10,000 to support their small businesses during the COVID pandemic. Meet one of the Bay Area’s local...
Last month, The Unity Council became the proud owner of 1921 and 2022 36th Avenue—homes to 25 families who were at risk of being displaced from their rapidly gentrifying Fruitvale neighborhood. With financing from the City of Oakland and the LISC-managed Bay’s Future Fund (the investment arm of the Partnership for the Bay’s Future), the acquisition will protect these homes from becoming market rate apartments. We are thrilled that this project secures safe, quality housing for these families and shows how partners can innovate together as they respond to the housing crisis.
As part of their Verizon Small Business Recovery Fund, LISC and Verizon recently announced the first round of over 200 grant recipients from across the country- including 18 in the Bay Area- who will each receive $10,000 to support their small businesses during the COVID pandemic. Meet one of the Bay Area’s local winners below: City Pulse Acupuncture
In this webinar CHAM presents leading syndicators and owners of mission based affordable housing who demonstrate sensitivity analyses to create portfolio scenarios to help manage the crisis. During the COVID-19 crisis, asset managers of mission oriented affordable housing are needed now more than ever. We have seen how data analysis is critical to crisis management. Our field is uniquely positioned to provide the leadership and expertise needed to protect out national's affordable housing resources. This webinar is essential for asset managers and CFOs responsible for mission oriented affordable multifamily housing portfolios and professionals who support the industry. This includes nonprofit and for-profit owners, PHAs, syndicators, investors, lenders and government.