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News and Press Releases

Homewise Receives $15 Million In Federal Bonds

Los Alamos Daily Post | October 19, 2017 – New Mexico’s Homewise, Inc., a home ownership non-profit, has received a $15 million bond loan to finance and refinance affordable single-family mortgages for New Mexicans.

Nonprofit Buys Old Theater Building in Downtown ABQ

Albuquerque Journal | October 3, 2017 – Homewise, a New Mexico nonprofit that helps people become homebuyers, has purchased the Orpheum Theater Building at Second and Coal for its Albuquerque headquarters.

City, Business Community Eye Ways to Ease Housing Shortage

Santa Fe New Mexican | August 31, 2017 – Currently, some 127 jobs for certified nurse assistants are open in the county, mostly in Santa Fe, and those who are qualified can come here and earn more per hour than jobs in other communities. But potential hires are deterred by the cost of housing.

Mayor Asks Council to OK $300K for Local Level Assistance

Albuquerque Journal | June 16, 2017 – Santa Fe Mayor Javier Gonzales is asking the City Council to approve the distribution of $300,000 to two groups to help combat climate change at the local level and to assist 100 low-income families over five years to access solar energy.

Group, Nonprofit In Line for First Verde Fund Grants

Santa Fe New Mexican | June 15, 2017 – A group of a dozen companies and organizations and a local nonprofit are poised to receive the first two grants of public money from what elected city leaders have designated as the Verde Fund, an initiative by Mayor Javier Gonzales to combat climate change and reduce poverty.