Providing Financial Tools to Build Neighborhoods

LISC is often the first choice lender for developers working to create affordable housing in Rhode Island. LISC Rhode Island also plays a critical role in financing other important community development projects like child care facilities, small businesses, arts and cultural centers, charter schools and more. Through our lending program, qualified nonprofit partners and for-profit developers can access a full range of financial products that cover the various stages of the real estate development process, including loans, recoverable grants and equity investments.

Types of Loans Available
  • Predevelopment Loans
  • Acquisition Loans
  • Construction Loans
  • “Mini-Perm” Loans
  • Bridge Financing
  • Working Capital Line of Credit
  • Predevelopment Loans
Types of projects we are able to finance
  • Affordable Rental Housing
  • Affordable For Sale Housing
  • Charter Schools
  • Health Centers
  • Child Care & Early Education Facilities
  • Healthy Food Initiatives
  • Arts and Cultural Facilities
  • Non-profit facilities
  • Eligible small business endeavors

For additional information on types of loans, click here