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Detroit LISC provides capital, technical expertise and training to creating affordable housing, spur economic development, and support safe neighborhoods. Our goal is help neighbors build communities of choice where families and individuals can live, do business, have access to quality educational opportunities, and play. Since 1990, Detroit LISC has invested over $200M and leveraged over $896M in Detroit.
Show support for Detroit community organizations doing great work in neighborhoods by voting in the 2016 People's Choice Awards! Voting is open now until October 6 and there will be one winner per district. Winners will receive a $1,000 grant and recognition at the 2016 Detroit Community Development Awards on October 18!
Serving with AmeriCorps is a great way to gains experience in community development and build a network with other members and alumni. Members are eligible for an educational award to pay for school or pay down loans at the completion of their service as well as a cost of living stipend during their term (full-time members only).
LISC welcomes Maurice Jones as the new president and CEO of LISC. Jones has been chosen to serve after Michel Rubinger steps down after 17 years as CEO on September 6, 2016. For more on the the annoucement, click here.
LISC is proud to partner with the City of Detroit and Bank of America to offer the 0% Interest Home Repair Loan Program to Detroit residents. For more information on the program and eligiblity, please visit www.detroithomeloans.org
Detroit LISC is helping Detroit Public Schools address its inventory of more than 80 surplus buildings and vacant lots with a $5 million loan fund for developers looking to repurpose properties into new anchors for high quality affordable housing, businesses and community spaces.
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