This white paper from LISC's Research & Evaluation team shows how LISC's ongoing work to support collaborative revitalization of industrial districts, in ways that promote equitable benefits for businesses and residents, helps bolster surrounding communities, even in the age of Covid-19.[...]
This webinar, will offer participants an introduction to the Commercial District Recovery Guide, dive deeper into tips and recommendations outlined in the guide.
This LISC Institute webinar explores the recent ESG provisions in the CARES Act and how the tool is being used by Community Development practitioners to respond to local housing needs in the short and long-term.
Historically underinvested communities across urban and rural America are facing enormous economic challenges from the fallout of COVID-19. Small businesses, many who have had to shut down temporarily, are at serious risk of closing permanently. These enterprises are the lifeblood of communities, providing critical goods and services as well as jobs to locals. To ensure that economic recovery is inclusive in the COVID-19 era, we created the LISC Commercial District Recovery Guide to support the trusted partners that neighborhood businesses turn to in challenging times.
During this webinar, presenters examine two case studies of affordable housing providers who are pivoting their asset management approach to address COVID-19 stresses on properties, portfolios and residents.
In this webinar, Rural LISC digital marketing consultant, Sam Dolgin-Gardner, walks through digital marketing tools that rural businesses can adopt to communicate with their customers, employees, and partners during the COVID-19 crisis, and Amanda Blondeau, Director of Business Services at Northern Initiatives, shares Norther Initiative’s business model to continue operations while protecting staff and customers.