Los Angeles Development Fund

The LADF creates jobs and boosts the economy of distressed communities using the New Markets Tax Credit Program to help fund economic development investments that improve the quality of life for those living in the City of Los Angeles

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Entrance to the Discovery Cube LA, a LADF funded project

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The LADF uses NMTCs to create jobs, attract business and improve communities.LADF uses NMTCs to create jobs and build up LA.

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Blended before and after pictures of One Santa Fe, an LADF funded mixed-use, live-work project

our projects

Take a tour of LADF funded projects across the City of Los Angeles.Take a tour of LADF funded projects across LA.

LADF Projects
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collage of construction images of the Joshua House Federally Qualified Health Center being built in downtown Los Angeles
$3,932,000 in NMTC Allocated to Joshua House
The Joshua House Federally Qualified Health Center, operated by the Los Angeles Christian Health Center, is currently under construction in downtown LA and will increase the number of patients it serves from 3,227 to an estimated 7,000 individuals per year, and increase annual visits from 19,240 to 48,726. The new facility will target the homeless living in Skid Row, a disadvantaged area that suffers from significant gaps in access to health services for the chronically homeless population...

LACI provides a suite of prototyping and fabrication tools
LACI Wants to Bootstrap Startups
The LA Cleantech Incubator operates out of the La Kretz Innovation Campus, a project funded in part by the LADF,which is part of LA's Cleantech Corridor that stretches from the Lincoln Heights neighborhood in East LA, to the downtown LA Arts District...