News and Press

For media inquiries, please contact Rachel Silva via or at 505.955.7011.

Business Matters
101.5 The Voice of Santa Fe | March 2017
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Subdivision survey: Builders hard at work
Santa Fe New Mexican | February 2017
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Homewise Solar Power Loan Fund
The Richard Eeds Show | November 2016
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Santa Fe couple helps Homewise create solar powered loan fund
Santa Fe New Mexican | November 2016
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Good News New Mexico
Homewise Success Story | October 2016
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Albuquerque Journal
SF's Homewise gets $3.1M Grant | September 2016
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Good News New Mexico
Homewise Homes Wins Four Awards | September 2016
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Green Money Journal
Homewise Homes: Engineered to a Higher Standard | August 2016
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Increasing Access to Sustainable Mortgages for Low-Income Borrowers
Evidence Matters | July 2016
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Homewise Santa Fe 30th Anniversary
The Richard Eeds Show | June 2016
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Homewise Celebrates 30 Years of Helping Create Successful Homeowners
Santa Fe Hometown News | June 2016
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Lenders extend piece of American dream to undocumented immigrants
Santa Fe New Mexican | May 2016
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Ladders Out of Poverty
Public Square, New Mexico PBS | March 2016
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Three New Mexicans to know - the Santa Fe edition
Albuquerque Business First | March 2016
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Homewise Launches Online Interactive Storybook
Los Alamos Daily Post | February 2016
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Some Americans Can't Afford to Buy Homes in their Hometowns
CNBC | February 2016
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JourneySanta Fe: Homewise's Approach to Equity and Opportunity, the Solar Fund, and More
Green Fire Times | November 2015
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Seeking an 'upward spiral': Homewise CEO on New Mexico's economy
Albuquerque Business First | September 2015
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Homewise helped 240 families buy homes in Santa Fe, Albuquerque
Albuquerque Business First | August 2015
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Santa Fe New Mexican | May 2015
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Udall, Heinrich line up $834K for NM affordable housing projects
Albuquerque Business First | March 2015
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At Homewise, Financial Justice Comes in the Form of a Home
Different Diligence | March 2015
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The 2% Down Payment Mortgage: Can You Get One? | MSN Money | Yahoo Finance | March 2015
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Homewise’s Cece Derringer on New Sources of Capitol for Communities
Aeris Insight | December 2014
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97 Percent LTV Helping More Borrowers to Qualify
Housing Industry Forum | December 2014
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Homewise building new project on north side
Santa Fe New Mexican | December 2014
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Tessera is the Newest Homewise Homes Community in Santa Fe
Round the Roundhouse | November 2014
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Tessera: The Newest Homewise Homes Community in Santa Fe
Santa Fe Hometown News | November 2014
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Why Not in Your Backyard? Exploring new opportunities to invest for impact in your own community
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Don’t pay officers to leave town
Albuquerque Journal North | August 2014
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Santa Fe Public Use Trail System Expands in Northwest Hills through Tessera
Santa Fe Hometown News | August 2014
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Report: Half of Santa Fe’s workforce lives outside city
Santa Fe New Mexican | July 2014
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Firefly Strategies
101.5 The Voice | March 2014
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Impact Investing
Santa Fe New Mexican | March 2014
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Talking to Non Profits
101.5 The Voice | February 2014
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Can’t Afford a Repair?  Three Ways to get Financial Help
AOL Real Estate | January 2014
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Homewise Artisan Spotlight
Santa Fe Hometown News | October 2013
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NM lenders reap $2.5M in community development grants
Albuquerque Business First | September 2013
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Business Beat: Homewise offers home improvement loans
Santa Fe New Mexican | September 2013
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Homewise Executive Director Mike Loftin featured on the Julia Goldberg Morning Show
101.5 The Voice | September 2013
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Local nonprofit helps Santa Fe SWAT team train
Santa Fe New Mexican | August 2013
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Homewise busy in Tierra Contenta
Santa Fe New Mexican | August 2013
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Green Building and Sustainable Development
The Voice 101.5 | July 2013
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Press Releases

Awards & Recognition

City of Santa Fe Mayor's Sustainability Award
Built Environment, Homewise Homes (green building, residential)

Albuquerque Business First Best Places to Work
Homewise, Inc 2015, 2016

New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority Summit Award
30 Years of Successful Homeownership, 2016

Santa Fe Area Home Builders Association Parade of Homes Awards
Best Design, Best Outdoor Space, Best Energy Efficiency, Best Water Efficiency, 2016
Best Craftsmanship and Best Kitchen, 2015
Best Design, Kitchen, Outdoor Space, Energy Efficiency, Indoor Air Quality, 2013
Best Outdoor Space, 2012
Most Energy Efficient and Best Kitchen, 2011
Best Craftsmanship, 2010

Sustainable Santa Fe Award
Affordable Green Building, 2013

Neighborworks America
Designated Green Organization, 2012

Wachovia NEXT Award
Vision, innovation and impact as a Community Development Finance Institution, 2008

EPA Water Efficiency Leader Award
Promoting an Ethic of Water Efficiency, 2008

National NeighborWorks™ Association Excellence Awards
Executive Director of the Year – Michael Loftin, 2007

Santa Fe Community Foundation 17th Annual Piñon Award
John Gaw Meem Award for Civic Affairs for the Homewise Teacherwise program in partnership with the Santa Fe Public School District, 2004