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.
Jan 05, 2011
The intersection of East Adams Boulevard and Central Avenue represents both the past and the future of South Los Angeles. The area, once a bustling hub of the African American community, began a gradual decline in the late 1950s. Affluent residents moved away, neighborhoods deteriorated, and jobs and businesses were lost… learn More about A catalyst for revitalization in South Los Angeles
Sep 25, 2011
The Poppleton Cooperative apartment complex in the Poppleton neighborhood of West Baltimore was developed in the early 1980s with funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) federal housing program… learn More about Going to bat for affordable housing
Aug 23, 2012
In San Diego County the homeless population is approaching 10,000. Living on the streets, in cars, shelters or other temporary housing, this population includes families, young children and individuals working to overcome a difficult period in their lives… learn More about How a nonprofit is helping the homeless become homeowners in San Diego
Nov 07, 2011
Learn how Bank of America partnered with local developers to create the first-ever LEED®-certified housing for senior residents in the Cherry Neighborhood… learn More about How affordable housing is allowing seniors to continue calling their neighborhood home
Nov 02, 2011
Since the riots of 1968, Baltimore’s Greenmount West neighborhood has struggled with crime, poverty and urban decay. Roughly 50 percent of the buildings are empty, and it has been decades since anything new has been built… learn More about Art helps bring back Baltimore one brushstroke 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.