Santa Fe-based Homewise breaks ground on Downtown Albuquerque’s Palladium Townhomes community▸
Albuquerque Business First | July 22, 2021 – Santa Fe-based Homewise broke ground Wednesday on 16 new townhomes spread across two lots in Albuquerque.
Housing affordability crisis poised to harm ABQ’s economic, social development▸
Albuquerque Journal | July 14, 2021 – EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second in a series of stories on Albuquerque’s growing housing affordability crisis. The city of Albuquerque is in the midst of a half-million-dollar recruitment campaign, hoping…
‘Perfect storm’ threatens ABQ housing affordability▸
Albuquerque Journal | July 14, 2021 – In August, Mary Steinnerd sold her house outside Boca Raton, Florida, and moved to New Mexico to be closer to family. When she began looking for a new home in…
Three New Finance Justice Fund Recipients Announced▸
Opportunity Finance Network | July 14, 2021 – OFN is pleased to announce the latest recipients of Finance Justice Fund loans and grants! Congratulations to the following OFN member CDFIs who are going deep to combat racial injustice and persistent poverty…
Loftin’s thoughts on first-time homebuying deserve consideration▸
Santa Fe New Mexican | July 13, 2021 – Everybody knows if you can’t afford to buy a house you have to rent, right? Wrong, says Santa Fe’s Mike Loftin, a national expert on first-time homebuying. In a recently…
Homewise receives $1.8M federal grant▸
Albuquerque Journal | June 28, 2021 – ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A $1.8 million federal grant for New Mexico’s Homewise Inc., will help finance home purchase, home improvement and home refinancing loans for modest-incomes households in the state,…
Santa Fe Reporter | June 28, 2021 – The heat of Santa Fe’s market muddies affordable housing crisis, if that was even possible.
Navigating the Cost Burdens of Low-Income Homeowners▸
DS News | June 28, 2021 – By writing policy that prioritizes Americans’ access to homeownership, lawmakers could address both the affordable home shortage and the racial wealth gap, deduces Urban Institute visiting fellow Mike Loftin. He…
Home Funds: Close to $2 million from the feds targets potential low-income homeowners to help secure opportunities to build wealth▸
Santa Fe Reporter | June 23, 2021 – Close to $2 million from the feds targets potential low-income homeowners to help secure opportunities to build wealth.
Rep. Leger Fernández Announces Over $3.3 Million In COVID Relief For Affordable Housing Nonprofits In CD-3▸
Los Alamos Daily Post | June 18, 2021 –