Do you believe America's road to recovery begins in our local neighborhoods? These stories are about people and organizations working hard to preserve and revitalize communities. We're proud to support their efforts and do our part by investing in impactful, local and national programs that help to provide affordable housing, offer neighborhood residents home retention and foreclosure counseling, and promote neighborhood stabilization across the country.
Apr 01, 2013
Bank of America continues to progress in its commitment to provide up to 1,000 homes nationwide through property donations to military veteran-support charities and other non-profit, community-based organizations. The donations are part of the bank’s efforts to help revitalize communities and support the housing needs of those who have served and sacrificed for our nation. … learn More about Property donations continue to help veterans, while stabilizing neighborhoods
Aug 30, 2012
Los Angeles, with some of the most expensive real estate in the country, ranks as one of the least affordable housing markets in the U.S., with 30% of people living in substandard housing or homeless.To combat this, nonprofit Habit for Humanity Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA) has developed a range of affordable home ownership programs that serve low-income families and individuals… learn More about Habitat for Humanity Greater Los Angeles Revitalizes Communities—One House, One Family at a Time
Aug 10, 2012
Historic fairways drive new growth in Atlanta. See how connecting a golf course with a struggling neighborhood can help start a community's resurgence… learn More about A Historic Atlanta Golf Course Promotes A Community’s Upswing
Sep 26, 2012
The Pilsen community in Chicago has been a port of entry for new immigrants for over 130 years, first for Eastern Europeans and more recently, for working-class Hispanics. But through the waves of immigration there has been one constant: the ongoing need for rental housing for the community’s low-income residents… learn More about The Resurrection Project Is Working to Revitalize the Pilsen Community with Affordable Housing
NYC’s New Destiny Housing Provides Safe, Affordable Housing So Families Can Escape Domestic Violence
Sep 11, 2012
In New York City, there are an average of 700 domestic violence incidents a day, and at least 30% of the homeless families are in the shelter system for that reason. While many of the victims do find their way to emergency shelters, less than 11% are able to leave with the promise of safe housing… learn More about NYC’s New Destiny Housing Provides Safe, Affordable Housing So Families Can Escape Domestic Violence
*Bank of America provided more than $1.6 billion to help create more than 12,000 affordable housing units for individuals with special needs, families, seniors and veterans in 2011.