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LISC NYC, Citi Community Development and NYC Small Business Services launch second round of Commercial Corridor Challenge

Today the Local Initiatives Support Corporation New York City (LISC NYC), Citi Community Development, and the New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) launched a second round of the Commercial Corridor Challenge, a collaboration to strengthen and revitalize the streets, small businesses, and community-based organizations that anchor New York City neighborhoods.

The Wall Street Journal features new LISC NYC program to preserve HUD 202 senior housing

A story in The Wall Street Journal highlights LISC NYC’s assistance to nonprofit owners of very low-income HUD Section 202 senior housing to preserve their buildings. The story also profiles a senior building owned by West Harlem Group Assistance, one of the community partners that is part of LISC NYC’s program, NYLOP 2 ...

Connecting Local People to the Prosperity of Place

LISC National’s latest white paper examines emerging strategies that connect industrial district revitalization to local workforce efforts and how investments in industrial districts can fuel programs designed to train low-income residents and ensure they access local jobs. The paper takes a close look at how this plays out in the field with two case ...