The Los Angeles Development Fund at Work

The LADF’s goal is to improve the quality of life for all Angeleños. By investing in LA’s low income communities, the LADF is able to create jobs, build businesses and promote development, improving the economic outlook for the communities, their residents, and the City as a whole.

LAFD has made significant impacts for LA:

Invested $145 Million into LA Communities
Generated 2,550 Construction Jobs
Created 2,190 New Jobs and Retained 817 Jobs
New Space
Added 511,486 Square Feet of New Space
Rehabilitated 868,408 Square Feet of Existing Space

The New Markets Tax Credit Program Impact

The New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) is a low-cost tax incentive for private investors designed to increase the flow of capital to businesses. NMTCs focus on low-income communities with high unemployment and poverty.

75% of Products and Services Generated Have Been Directed Toward Low-Income Communities
Tax Credits
Since the NMTC Program Inception, a Total of $50.5 Billion in Tax Credit Authority Allocations Have Been Made
NMTC Allocations Have Financed:
  • Small and Large Businesses
  • Manufacturing
  • Mixed-Use Real Estate
  • Community Facilities
  • Retail
  • Alternative Energy
Cde Disbursement
CDEs Have Disbursed a Total of $41.9 Billion to 5,458 Qualified Active Low-Income Community Businesses
For every $1 invested by the Federal government, the NMTC Program generates over $8 of private investment

New Markets Tax Credit Coalition 2017 Progress Report - Metrics by the Number
metrics from the New Markets Tax Credit Coalition’s 2017 NMTC Progress Report