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Fired up, ready to go: LISC Chicago’s neighborhood network 4/8/2013
In the complex business of urban community development, no vehicle matches the leverage and impact of every dollar invested quite like LISC Chicago.
New pillars support Woodlawn renewal 3/29/2013
Woodlawn is rising again … though the challenges, like gravity, seem never to go away. Its comeback slowed by the Great Recession, its people saddened by the death of a beloved leader, the storied South Side neighborhood is rallying.
Treasury official: Chicago “at forefront” of development efforts 7/20/2012
Don Graves, deputy assistant secretary for small business, community development and housing policy, tours two LISC-supported developments and talked with senior scribe John McCarron about the future of community development.
La Casa will be ‘mi casa’ for college students 2/10/2012
Six-story, 27,000-square-foot community-based dormitory aims to attract scholars from Near Southwest Side and beyond
Mayor hails first fruit of foreclosure fight 1/19/2012
Rahm Emanuel tours West Humboldt rehab and explains the city’s Micro-Market approach 
Closing a condo-Cabrini chasm 11/29/2011
Near North condo owners and CHA tenants get real about building a viable mixed-income community
"Moving Forward Together" to revive housing 10/25/2011

Community developers share lessons learned fighting foreclosures and layoffs. Lesson #1: Partner-up and engage!  

CWF model a national winner 10/13/2011
Program to help families “earn it, keep it, grow it” wins federal grant competition … and a new branch at Kennedy-King College
"Que Viva!" 9/18/2011

It’s been a long struggle, but construction of Zapata Apartments is underway thanks to the many who refused to give up  

Foregoing foreclosures 9/8/2011
Pilot program due this fall aims to buy and renegotiate mortgages so working families are not foreclosed

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