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April 24, 2018

LISC FOCs help enrollees find their way to financial success

Many Americans who enjoy economic stability likely were lucky enough to get the “money talk” at key points in their lives. They received advice and guidance that helped them establish healthy financial behaviors and build strong futures. LISC believes luck should have little to do with acquiring knowledge and skills […]
March 7, 2018

A Second Chance for McDowell Road’s Miracle Mile

Nearly seven decades ago, shop owners frustrated by the challenges of conducting business in downtown Phoenix went looking for the next big thing in local commerce. They found it on McDowell Road, which back then was on the outskirts of town. McDowell Road quickly became a mid-century commercially vibrant, pedestrian-friendly […]
January 10, 2018

NAC combines power of Housing First and TOD at Camelback Pointe

For city, state, and federal housing leaders, Camelback Pointe is part of a regional effort to end chronic homelessness. The 54-unit apartment complex has a single-person focus and on-site case managers and resident service specialists to address an array of needs. For developer Native American Connections (NAC), the $13 million […]