Too often people hear the “bad news” about our central city. The city of Phoenix is filled with assets and opportunities and people who really care. LISC strives to illuminate these stories and to challenge misperceptions of our central city neighborhoods.

In this section you will find a variety of resources aimed at raising the voices and stories of people working every day to make their neighborhood a great place to live, work, play, and grow.

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Also, check out our National office’s Online Resource Library

Most Recent Items

May 8, 2017

What Can Tax Credits Do?

Ever since its approval by Congress in 1986, LISC has been using Low Income Housing Tax Credits to help build quality, affordable housing in places that desperately need it. The five articles that follow are a sampling of how we document the ripple effect of those homes—the way they leverage […]
November 18, 2016

CEO Maurice Jones Lays Out “Audacious Goals” for LISC

Nation’s Largest Community Developer Presents Bold Vision for Rebuilding Struggling Communities New LISC CEO Maurice Jones Launches Agenda that Places Living-Wage Jobs and Low-Income Families at the Center of the 21st-Century American Story HOUSTON, TX (NOVEMBER 18, 2016) – “This is not a time for us to get quiet, it’s […]
August 5, 2016

Ford Foundation workshop helps South Phoenix communities prepare for light rail

A $700 million transportation infrastructure investment is heading toward south Phoenix by way of a light rail system extension. It’s coming sooner rather than later — or never, which was its fate at one point in the regional transit plan. Valley Metro’s 5.5-mile South Central Extension is a huge win […]

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