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LISC is improving our neighborhoods and changing lives every day. Check out a handful of stories about how we're making a difference in our community, and see our 2013 annual report here.

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Clifton Square Development Brings $12M Investment to Northwest Neighborhood

The Clifton Square development Clifton Square, a new senior housing development in the Northwest area, celebrated its grand opening this month.  The new development, located at the highly visible intersection of 30th Street and Clifton street, features 57 one and two-bedroom units, developed in two buildings connected by an architectural dramatic skywalk between the two buildings. the building on the northwest corner was formerly an old bank that last housed the now-defunct United Northwest Area Community Development Corporation. Monthly rents range from $266 to $543 for a one bedroom and from $319 to $630 for a two bedroom, depending upon income. … Continued

Making SENSE: A Citywide Conversation on Quality Neighborhood Schools

Thank you for joining a panel of civic leaders for breakfast and a discussion about quality neighborhood schools and the future of education in our neighborhoods – with a look at success stories at both IPS and public charter schools on Indianapolis’s near southeast side. The morning panel featured:   Following the morning panel were charter school facilities financing sessions. Two panels explored how to open up capital markets by improving policies and standardizing credit assessment practices. The panels included:   Reena Abraham, Vice President of Education Programs at National LISC Jeff Bennett, Director of Real Estate Services at IFF Beth Bray, Program Officer at the … Continued

Menomonee Valley Redevelopment

From Eyesore to Model of Sustainable Development Since its inception in 1999, Menomonee Valley Partners, Inc. has served as the lead agency in the redevelopment of Milwaukee’s Menomonee Valley. Once Wisconsin’s most visible eyesore, the Valley has been transformed, becoming a national model in economic development and environmental sustainability. More than one million square feet of green buildings have been constructed and more than 60 acres of new trails and park space with 45 acres of native plants installed have led to improved wildlife habitat and water quality. 300 acres of brownfield have been developed, 39 companies have moved to … Continued

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