Local Initiatives Support Corporation - Center for Commercial Revitalization
ABOUT LISC LISC is the nation’s leading community development financial intermediary, working with community-based development corporations (CDCs) to rebuild neighborhoods. LISC offers its support through its network of 38 local program offices across the country and a nation rural program. LISC assists CDCs in their efforts to transform distressed neighborhoods into healthy communities and supports CDCs as they develop affordable housing, vital commercial facilities, and job-generating projects. By helping CDCs to engage in a variety of physical, economic and human development activities, LISC helps neighborhoods revitalize themselves.
CCR OVERVIEW The Center for Commercial Revitalization promotes a comprehensive, incremental approach to urban commercial corridor revitalization and utilizes many of the tools and techniques it developed through its seven years of experience assisting inner-city neighborhood business districts across the country.
The Center’s mission is to support the LISC network of local offices and community-based organizations in the creation and implementation of comprehensive urban neighborhood business district revitalization strategies.