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I am proud to be an HDTI alum!

"The HDTI program has expanded my knowledge as a project manager and provided a priceless network of leaders and visionaries in affordable development – I am proud to be an alum," Erica Freeman, Junior Project Manager of West Angeles Community Development Corporation, speaks on her experience in the LISC Housing Development Training Institute

“If Not Us, Then Who”: Securing Affordability Through Community Ownership

Community-ownership of business, land, and home is an important preservation strategy for at-risk communities. As one panelist at the "Preserving Cultural Neighborhood Gems: A Series of Case Studies” convening noted, “until you own it, you do not control it.” Without direct control, gentrifying neighborhoods across the U.S. are losing the ability to hold onto ...

Supporting Our Veterans: Ybarra Village

Affordable housing and job placement services are critical for veterans as they face a challenging civilian job market, especially since over 26,000 veterans in LA County are living in poverty. This is why the Cesar Chavez Foundation and New Directions for Veterans (NDVets) worked together to develop Ybarra Village, the new community developed specifically ...