On May 17, The Joint Economic Committee held a hearing on “the Promise of Opportunity Zones.” Testimony was presented by Senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and Cory Booker (D-NJ), as well as John Lettieri, Co-founder and President of Economic Innovation Group,
February 8, 2018—This week, OFN joins LISC in mourning the loss of a community development leader, Oramenta Newsome. Oramenta served as the executive director of LISC DC for nearly 25 years. LISC has authored a beautiful tribute,
"A new white paper from LISC offers an overview and analysis of the CDFI industry and its trajectory of social impact investing.
Metro Partners with Community Development Organizations to Launch Innovative $75 Million Affordable Housing Loan Program
Today Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) announced it will manage the Catalyst Housing fund in collaboration with Housing Trust Silicon Valley, and other potential partners, in "a critical next step toward deploying the funds and building new housing."