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Building Real Estate Capacity in Ivanhoe

Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council is one of our long-time partners. By leveraging LISC’s grants and loans with other public funding sources, Ivanhoe launched its affordable housing program in 2015. Since then, the Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council has produced 12 units of senior housing using low income housing tax credits, also known as LIHTC, and 14 units ...

Advancing Our Work through Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

At LISC, we believe that promoting diverse, inclusive and equitable practices into our work in communities can serve as a powerful vehicle to achieve long-standing revitalization objectives. In 2018 LISC Greater Kansas City identified diversity, equity and inclusion as a core priority in our current strategic plan and are working to better incorporate into all ...

LISC Receives $100,000 for Neighborhood Health Work

We are thrilled to announce that LISC was recently awarded a $100,000 grant from the Health Forward Foundation (HFF) for block-level improvements in the Ivanhoe and Blue Hills Neighborhoods. This grant begins to implement recommendations in the newly released Health Happens in Neighborhoods reports, a two-year research project. LISC and partners will be presenting ...