This LISC research report looks at efforts of intermediaries to advance equity considering the needs of local organizations and also citywide actors and the public sector. The goal is to learn how intermediaries can build the capacity of entire systems to promote equitable outcomes. [...]
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.
The LISC Institute spoke to several organizations working with small businesses in New York City about the supports small businesses need in order to cultivate resilience before, during, and after a disaster.
In this webinar, the LISC Institute hears from JustFix.nyc, a NYC based non-profit that builds technology for tenants, organizers, and advocates fighting displacement.