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> Bay Area LISC is proud to have helped provide financing for the green building features of Mercy Housing's Vera Haile Senior Housing, a new 90-unit Apartment Building for Low-income Seniors in San Francisco’s Tenderloin District.

> AmeriCorps: Promoting pride of place in Peoria - Dozens of AmeriCorps volunteers from around the country rolled up their sleeves in Peoria this month, some helping residents turn a neglected room in a low-income housing complex into usable space for a children's room and a resident store, while others painted vibrant murals at a residence for seniors.

 > U.S. Bank commits nearly $500,000 primarily in support of LISC’s Building Sustainable Communities neighborhood revitalization program through local LISC offices in ten metro areas: Chicago, Cincinnati, Duluth, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Phoenix, San Diego and San Francisco/Bay Area

> HUD Partnership to Transform City of San Francisco’s Public Housing for 5,400 Low-Income San Franciscans & Provide Model for U.S. Cities to Maintain & Preserve their Public Housing & Protect Nation’s Most Vulnerable

 > Michael Rubinger the CEO of LISC was interviewed by Charlie Pellet of Bloomberg Radio. Michael Rubinger explained LISC's holistic approach to building sustainable communities in 31 communities through housing, economic development and small business creation.

> Pulling people out of poverty with LISC's One-on-One help through our Financial Opportunity Centers

> Bay Area LISC along with Sierra Health Foundation, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and the Saramento Regional Health Care Partnership are convening the Financing Health Care Access Regional Forum

> San Francisco Launches Fund to Stabilize Affordable Housing for Vulnerable Residents - The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (Bay Area LISC) is pleased to support the San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development (MOHCD)'s new Small Sites Program (SSP) a unique effort to stabilize affordable housing for vulnerable low to moderate income residents.

> Richmond Community Recognized with $20,000 National Safety Award - The Richmond Police Department and Pogo Park, a nonprofit community development organization, received a highly competitive national award from MetLife Foundation and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) for their extraordinary partnership to improve community safety and vitality.

> Warriors Give Nystrom Community a New Place to Play – California Endowment and LISC Bay Area’s Healthy Richmond working together through the Nystrom United Revitalization Effort (NURVE) celebrated the Mitch Richmond Basketball Courts. The renovated basketball courts completed the effort to revitalize MLK Park.

> Marsha Murrington shares her thought leadership on How To Develop Neighborhood Commercial Districts" at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s workshop “Collective Action for a Vibrant Local Economy

> The Oakland Raiders, Bay Area LISC through the LISC NFL Foundation Grassroots Program provide $200,000 grant to Friends of Oakland Parks & Recreation to rebuild Curt Flood Sports Complex

> In 2013 Bay Area LISC supported creating more economic opportunities in the neighborhoods where we work with the intent to improve the economic well-being and quality of life for low-income families. We celebrate the success stories which reflect our steadfast commitment to help build the capacity of non profits, residents and community stakeholders.

> The NFL Foundation Grassroots program, Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and the San Francisco 49ers are pleased to announce the site dedication to celebrate the new athletic field at South San Francisco High School

> Bay Area LISC helped celebrate the ribbon cutting of Terraza Palmera at St. Joseph's a finalist for the 2013 ULI Global Awards for Excellence. This is the second phase of the redevelopment of the historic St. Joseph's complex, which was originally built in 1912 as a convalescent home for low-income seniors.

> Bay Area LISC’s affiliate National Equity Fund working with our associate California Housing Partnership to provide alternative financing services that facilitated our partners Christian Church Homes’ re-capitalization and long-term preservation feasible for Garfield Park Village and its low-income elderly residents


> Pitching Visions of an Affordable San Francisco at “Hack the Housing Crisis”  - Peggy Jen, Senior Program Officer at Bay Area LISC, or Local Initiatives Support Corporation, talks about cap-and-trade as a possible solution to the housing crisis at San Francisco Public Press thought leader event "Hack the Housing Crisis." Peggy presented both the problem and some solutions to address the Housing Crisis

> Gritty Lower Polk's fortunes are starting to look up - As San Francisco's economy surges with a flourishing technology industry, neighborhoods are undergoing dramatic changes.  LISC’s Neighborhood Marketplace Initiative program was instrumental in supporting the commercial corridor management, steering committee, community benefit campaign, and structuring the decision making process to execute a new vision for the neighborhood.  


> Bay Area LISC Winter 2015 eNewsletter -The Housing Development Training Institute enables graduates to build more affordable housing, LISC's Financial Opportunity Centers support entrepreneurs launch Fresh Food Carts in food deserts, Richmond residents map a new community narrative and our NFL Grassroots program provides a new play field in South San Francisco - Read More

> Bay Area LISC Winter 2012 Enewsletter - Richmond Community Celebrates Grand Opening of Nystrom Multipurpose Building, New Video: LISC's Financial Opportunity Centers, Support Bay Area LISC this Holiday Season, Other Updates

> Bay Area LISC Fall 2012 Enewsletter - San Francisco Mayor Lee’s Signature “Invest In Neighborhoods” Initiative Launched, Affordable and Green Family Housing: For the Common Good, Bay Are LISC Recognizes Significant Supporters of Select Program Work, Other Brief Updates 


> June 27, 2014 New Local Advisory Board members increases Bay Area LISC’s impact in low-income neighborhoods throughout the nine-county Bay Area  With the addition of two community development centric financial experts Lila Colridge of California Bank & Trust and William J. Fenton of Bank of America to its Local Advisory Board Bay Area LISC increases its capacity and impact in low-income neighborhoods throughout the nine-county Bay Area

> June 3, 2014 Innovative new funding lifts low-income families, attracts businesses to disadvantaged Bay Area neighborhoods  A new national funding program is lifting the prospects of some of the Bay Area’s toughest neighborhoods with new businesses and jobs, better affordable housing and help for families who need to stabilize their financial outlook.

> May 29, 2014 With Citi and the Citi Foundation’s Support, LISC to Provide Affordable Housing Training To 45 Affordable Housing Nonprofit Professionals across California  The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), Citi and the Citi Foundation are pleased to announce LISC’s 2014 California Housing Development Training Institute (HDTI) program.

>14 January 2013 "Morgan Stanley, Kresge Foundation and LISC launch $100 million investment fund linking health care and affordable housing in low-income communities" The $100 million Healthy Futures Fund is a first-of-its-kind public-private fund that uses an innovative mix of tax credits, grants and loans to finance 500 apartments with integrated health services and eight federally-qualified health centers serving 75,000 people.

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