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.
Mar 06, 2014
IN THE NEWS (The Baltimore Sun): For decades this mill was a structure out of a locked-room mystery. Its beautiful and enormous Victorian windows bricked up as cotton fell from favor and chemical-based polyester required climate control. And for nearly 40 years, it was a storage warehouse for Life-Like hobby products. Occasionally a tractor trailer would exit the place… learn More about Falls Road landmark celebrates its industrial heritage
Jan 27, 2014
In 1881, the Keasbey and Mattison Company moved its manufacturing business from Philadelphia to Ambler, Pa., a thriving farming and industrial area. Their company was the lifeblood of the community until its demise during the Great Depression. While the Ambler Boiler House remained standing, the building was left vacant and deteriorating in the 1970s, becoming an environmental hazard and neighborhood blight… learn More about Changing the face of a local community
Jan 03, 2014
IN THE NEWS (The Washington Post): Diana Bullock stood in the rain one morning last fall, staring at a shuttered house in her Columbia Park neighborhood. The house had long been a trouble spot, attracting squatters, people with junk to unload and addicts looking for a place to get high… learn More about Prince George’s Officials Link Falling Crime Rate To Transforming...
Dec 27, 2013
Bank of America and the East Lake Foundation work together to provide teens with workforce training and placement within the Villages of East Lake… learn More about A community-led renewal in Atlanta
Dec 11, 2013
IN THE NEWS (Fort Worth Star-Telegram): FORT WORTH — When Interstate 35W sliced through the near east side of Fort Worth in the late 1950s, neighborhoods were severed and lives uprooted in many close-knit minority communities… learn More about Old Fort Worth neighborhood, divided by Interstate 35, renewed piece by piece
*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.