The Great Recession Was a Big Step Backward for Black Homeowners▸
USA Today | February 26, 2018 – Gwynn Gittens had always been a renter, and every place she rented had white walls. When she saw the Lehigh Acres, Fla., spec house with its pale gold walls and Italian tiles, “It was just perfect,” Gittens said. “This was home.”
“Attainably-priced” Homes Opening Near Santa Fe Arts District▸
Albuquerque Journal | February 21, 2018 – El Camino Crossing, north Siler Road near Agua Fria, opens this weekend. The project is headed by housing nonprofit Homewise. According to CEO Mike Loftin, it currently includes 40 homes and spots for two restaurants.
Healing Power: Barelas Pharmacy Born Again▸
Albuquerque Journal | February 12, 2018 – Plastic shoe boxes and bags filled with mint, chamomile and many other plants still line the old wooden shelves at the historic B. Ruppe Drugs pharmacy building in Barelas.
Making Single-Family Homes Accessible in Hot Markets▸
The MReport | February 12, 2018 – A New Mexico-based homeownership support nonprofit called Homewise, is advocating a lending model where a low-income household can afford to buy a home even if they don’t have a large down payment ready.
Invest Close to Home with the Homewise Community Investment Fund▸
GreenMoney Journal | January 15, 2018 – Homewise is a non-profit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that offers a comprehensive suite of homeownership services for low-to-moderate income individuals and families.
What Homewise Plans To Do With $15 million in Federal Loans▸
Albuquerque Business First | October 23, 2017 – Homewise Inc. CEO Mike Loftin was a finalist in the executive director/nonprofit CEO category this year for Albuquerque Business First's C-Suite Awards.
New Mexico’s Homewise Receives $15 Million In Federal Bonds▸
Press Release | October 19, 2017 – Bond Loan Will Be Used to Finance or Refinance Affordable Single-Family Mortgages New Mexico’s Homewise, Inc., a home ownership non-profit, has received a $15 million bond loan to finance and…
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.
Meet our C-Suite Finalists: Homewise’s Mike Loftin Turns His Clients Into Homeowners▸
Albuquerque Business First | October 5, 2017 – On Oct. 10 Business First will honor this year's C-Suite awards honorees at the Isleta Resort & Casino.
Nonprofit Snags Downtown Theater for ABQ Headquarters▸
Albuquerque Business First | October 4, 2017 – A nonprofit that aims to create savvy homeowners in New Mexico now has a new home itself: The Orpheum Theater.