Meeting at the intersection of jobs, health and housing

Shovels hit the ground this week in Washington, D.C.’s Benning Heights neighborhood as a new development that will bring affordable apartments, health services and job training to low-income residents moved forward, thanks in part to $34 million from the Healthy Futures Fund. The Conway Center, developed by So Others Might Eat (SOME), is the largest investment to date by the fund—which is a partnership among LISC, Morgan Stanley and The Kresge Foundation to help connect good housing and good health care in disadvantaged communities.

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