Our Housing Services Program provides educational workshops and affordable housing to individuals residing in low-to-moderate income communities. The program provides access to affordable housing, down payment assistance and purchase money loan programs to persons interested in home ownership. In addition, the program offers housing preservation workshops and post-foreclosure options to homeowners facing foreclosure.
The Housing Services program is designed to stimulate growth, improve the quality of life and provide for a more stabilized community.
Our Financial Literacy Program is dedicated to inspiring empowered financial decision making for individuals and families through every stage of life.
We have a steadfast commitment to providing financial education and practical information to people at all financial levels, including:
Youth and adult financial education resources
Training tools from the classroom to the workplace
Research and consumer surveys
Our Neighborhood Revitalization Program is in its infancy stage with a goal of expanding its focus in 2017 into real estate acquisition and the development of affordable housing. Working with development and funding partners, our goal is to increase the availability of affordable housing for individuals and families in the under-served communities in Southeast Louisiana with an ultimate goal of neighborhood revitalization.
Spottswood Community Development Corporation (SCDC) is a not-for-profit Community Development Corporation. SCDC’s mission is to enrich the lives of Americans by providing quality community development and economic development initiatives. This mission is grounded in the belief that individuals, neighborhoods, businesses and communities that are better-informed, are better able to:
Take control of their circumstances;
Improve their quality of life; and
Ensure a stable future for themselves and their families
SCDC offers many quality initiatives to individuals, communities and businesses including (1) Affordable Housing Initiative, (2) Louisiana Small Business Initiative, (3) Micro-lending, (4) Financial Literacy Initiative, and (5) Neighborhood Revitalization.
Since 2012, SCDC’s primary initiative has been its Louisiana Small Business Initiative (LASBI). The mission of the LASBI initiative is to help Small, Emerging and Disadvantaged Businesses succeed by providing quality technical assistance services, business solutions and other Initiatives. To fulfill this mission, the LASBI initiative operates multifaceted sub-initiatives with four overarching principals:
Serve as a small business advocate;
Develop strategies to bring about economic and social transformation;
Deliver resources for disadvantaged business owners, businesses and communities; and
Equip entrepreneurs to succeed in the 21st century.