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A New Study Shows LISC’s Financial Opportunity Centers Surpass Other Programs

An independent study has found that Financial Opportunity Center clients, who access a range of services, have more success meeting their financial goals than people in programs offering employment assistance alone. Their gains include landing and keeping a job, growing credit and increasing annual earnings. The research findings will help LISC refine and propel our financial stability work on behalf of low-income Americans. Read more about this research, dowload the report summary, or download the full report.

 

S&P Rates LISC ‘AA’, Stable Outlook

Citing organizational strength and sustained community impact, S&P Global Ratings has assigned a ‘AA’ credit rating to LISC, one of the only CDFIs in the country with a public rating. The S&P analysis is a "powerful validation for community development investing and its capacity to help people live better,” said Maurice Jones, LISC president and CEO. Read more.

   

Our Impact

Did you know that over the last five years, LISC Boston has invested nearly $110 million in the neighborhoods that need it most in Masssachusetts? Click below to learn about our work, our impact, and how you can join us in investing in the development of healthy, strong communities through the Community Investment Tax Credit.

   

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Boston LISC Staff Blog

Boston LISC Staff members share their perspective on LISC's work, the community development world. and many other topics.

Better Buildings Challenge Better Buildings Challenge Last week, LISC Boston convened 20 affordable housing owners enrolled in the Green Retrofit Initiative (GRI) acr...
Joe Kriesberg Receives Community Service Award Last night, I had the pleasure and honor of presenting Joe Kriesberg, President and CEO of the Massachusetts Association...
Better Buildings Challenge Kickoff at Powdermill Village Better Buildings Challenge Kickoff at Powdermill Village Michael Davis - December 8, 2014  Yesterday Peabody Properties held a tour of their energy retrofit project at Po...
Highlights from LISC/Bank of America’s Forum on Greening Affordable Housing Highlights from LISC/Bank of America’s Forum on Greening Affordable Housing On October 3rd LISC and Bank of America hosted a forum in Boston on “Greening Affordable Housing” that was...
“El Barrio Tours” Screening - Rebecca Schofield On Monday, August 18th, a group of over 60 Boston area residents came together to watch “El Barrio Tours: Gentrifi...
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