News and Press Releases

‘Housing Problem is Truly a Crisis’ in Santa Fe

Santa Fe New Mexican | November 13, 2018 – Providing city-owned land to build more homes, easing regulations for property owners to put up casitas, expanding down-payment programs for prospective new homeowners — these are just a few of…

Artists Finish Large Scale Mural in Barelas Neighborhood

KRQE | November 10, 2018 – An old building in an Albuquerque neighborhood has been completely transformed. Two non-profits, Homewise and Working Classroom, teamed up to revitalize the vacant commercial building on 2nd Street and Hazeldine.

Homewise, An Affordable Santa Fe

Albuquerque Journal | October 10, 2018 – Santa Fe based Homewise develops affordable homes and retail spaces perfect for local families and entrepreneurs.

Parade of Homes Starts on August 10

Santa Fe New Mexican | August 6, 2018 – The annual Haciendas – A Parade of Homes tours are scheduled on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from Aug. 10 to Aug. 19. This year’s event, hosted by the Santa Fe…

Advisory Groups Propose Changes to Mayor to Make Santa Fe Better

Santa Fe New Mexican | June 15, 2018 – The Santa Fe of 2020 was visible for a few hours Friday. Eight advisory groups composed of activists, advocates and experts unveiled dozens of detailed policy proposals designed to make improvements in the city.

Criminals Breaking into Abandoned Homes Awaiting Renovation

KOB4 | May 9, 2018 – A nonprofit is trying to solve that problem in Albuquerque’s historic Barelas neighborhood by renovating abandoned homes. Homewise started purchasing vacant homes in the Barelas neighborhood a few months ago after hearing from concerned neighbors.