Partnering locally

Neighborhood preservation

Over $1.6 billion is helping to provide affordable housing for families, seniors, veterans and others in the U.S.

Revitalizing neighborhoods

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.

Designing a Sustainable Future for Bremerton

Jul 10, 2012

Steve Rice grew up near Bremerton, Washington, where one out of five city residents lives in poverty, and where the median household income is almost $20,000 lower than the state’s median. In 1985, he returned to the city to set up his architecture practice - Rice Fergus Miller - with the goal of becoming a “community architect” and devoting his professional life to helping improve the city…  learn More about Designing a Sustainable Future for Bremerton

The Bronx is back! Concerned residents unite to save their neighborhood

Jul 16, 2012

The Bronx is back! See how a group of dedicated citizens connected with their community to help revitalize a struggling New York neighborhood…  learn More about The Bronx is back! Concerned residents unite to save their neighborhood

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Finding a Way Home for Families in Seattle

Jul 02, 2012

The Seattle community has been dedicated to helping poor and homeless families for decades: providing meals and investing in shelters, short-term housing and long-term housing…  learn More about Finding a Way Home for Families in Seattle

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New Affordable Housing Adds to the Revitalization of L.A.’s Boyle Heights

Jul 18, 2012

Los Angeles’ Boyle Heights started as a vibrant and diverse community, home to successive waves of immigrants. However, in the 70’s, 80’s and early 90’s, the lack of investment in infrastructure and public services led to rising crime rates, graffiti-covered walls, and a lack of amenities like supermarkets that offered fresh food…  learn More about New Affordable Housing Adds to the Revitalization of L.A.’s Boyle Heights

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Revitalizing Detroit, One Police Officer at a Time

Jul 17, 2012

In 1999, the state of Michigan lifted the residency requirement for City of Detroit employees; over the next ten years, many employees left the City…  learn More about Revitalizing Detroit, One Police Officer at a Time




*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.

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