Community Development Corporation of Long Island

We Invest in Your Dreams


About Us

CDCLI of Long Island is committed to making dreams of long term economic stability come true. Whether one dreams of owning a home, sustaining affordable homeownership, starting or expanding a business, or acquiring financial management skills, we can help make one’s dream a reality.

We understand the trends and dynamics which affect and shape Long Island. More importantly, we understand our clients’ ever-changing needs. Supporting clients through innovative programs and services is the most valuable service CDC of Long Island can provide. Our accomplishments are felt throughout the Long Island community.

CDCLI is a HUD certified housing agency since 1997.  As a chartered member of NeighborWorks®, CDC of Long Island is certified to meet a high standard of fiscal integrity and service performance to assist local residents to achieve their dreams, and is recognized by NeighborWorks® as an “exemplary organization.”

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History & Mission
In 1969, a group of concerned Long Islanders came together to address the growing demand for nondiscriminatory affordable housing opportunities.  41 years later, CDC employs over 90 people, serves both Nassau and Suffolk counties, and provides a variety of programs and services that address the dynamic challenges faced by those who live and work on Long Island.

CDCLI supports the housing and economic aspirations of individuals, families and small businesses through exemplary stewardship of resources entrusted to us.