Scooter Returns: LIHTC, CDBG, EITC, Section 8
Juanita and Scooter
Juanita and Scooter three years later.

In 2011, a paper stick figure named Scooter revitalized an abandoned school in his neighborhood with Low Income Housing Tax Credits. Today that video is one of CEDAM’s most popular because it is an easy way for members to show new staff, interns, AmeriCorps members and others what LIHTC is and how it works.

We decided to update Scooter’s video, make new ones on other topics and put them all on our website for members to download. Log in to the website here to save a copy to use in your next presentation, or see below for each video on YouTube.

Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) in 3 minutes
Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) in 3 minutes
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) in 3 minutes
Section 8 Housing Vouchers in 3 minutes

If you’d like to see what the paper community development field looked like in 2011, here is the old version: