News and Press Releases

First-time homebuyers undeterred

Santa Fe New Mexican | May 3, 2020 – She had heard about the homebuyer education classes and credit counseling offered by Homewise. “Going straight to a mortgage loan officer, it’s a little heavy and you don’t know all…

Grant boosts Santa Fe affordable housing coalition

Santa Fe New Mexican | March 29, 2020 – “The monthly payment is typically not the biggest barrier,” Altomare of Homewise said. “It’s the down payment. It’s the upfront chunk that is the barrier. Twenty, thirty years ago people…

Johanna Gilligan w/ Homewise

What's Up ABQ | January 22, 2020 – Homewise’s efforts right here in town help make the all-important distinction between renting and owning (while still being able to afford to live). Their team is bringing real resources to…

Redevelopment That Preserves Cultural Heritage

Shelterforce | January 6, 2020 – At Homewise, we’ve been cross-subsidizing the community use at the Ruppe because we believe the social cohesion being fostered is worth it. But to do this at scale, small developers…

Solar electric systems on upswing

Santa Fe New Mexican | January 4, 2020 – Positive Energy Solar offers a 30-year warranty on its solar systems, which have a life expectancy of more than 40 years. The company has financial partnerships with Homewise and Nusenda…