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News and Press Releases

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.

New Mexico Nonprofit Gets Homeownership Grant

KRQE | April 13, 2017 – A nonprofit that works to boost homeownership in the state has been awarded a multimillion-dollar grant that will benefit residents in several counties in central and northern New Mexico.

Agiola Bejko of Homewise

Home Matters, KTRC | April 9, 2017 – Agiola Bejko of Homewise visits with 'Make Your House a Home' podcast host Alana Light.