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America’s Housing Crisis Is a Chance to Change the Narrative and Fix the Future

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by Zane Fischer, CEO, Extraordinary Structures 

A Good House is Hard to Find

Death and taxes may be certain, but food and shelter are non-negotiable. In the United States, we waste a lot of food, but we’re running out of houses. In a society ostensibly dedicated to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, the right to protection from the elements seems distinctly absent.

Omaha Homeownership to Get $3.9 Million Boost

NeighborhoodLIFT® program will offer homebuyer education plus $15,000 down payment assistance grants for eligible Douglas and Sarpy County homebuyers; special parameters for veterans, military, teachers and first responders
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OMAHA, Neb., May 22, 2019 /3BL Media/– Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), NeighborWorks® America and Family Housing Advisory Services (FHAS), Inc., today announced the NeighborhoodLIFT® program will expand for Omaha with a $3.9 million commitment by Wells Fargo to boost local homeownership.

FCA Community: Volunteers Transform Michigan Neighborhood, One House at a Time

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There are more than 34,000 homeless people in Southeast Michigan.

To help end local homelessness, Grace Centers of Hope in Pontiac, Michigan, has weaved together supportive services, safe and affordable housing, and neighborhood revitalization efforts to create “Little Grace Village.” Once a blighted neighborhood, this area is now a “community of hope” thanks in part to the hundreds of FCA volunteers who have donated thousands of hours over the course of five years to transform homes for people who are trying to transform their lives.

Wells Fargo Invests $2 Million to Boost South Dakota Homeownership

Governor Daugaard joins Wells Fargo to announce NeighborhoodLIFT program that will offer homebuyer education plus $7,500 down payment assistance grants for all 66 counties and rural communities
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D., November 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), NeighborWorks® America and its network member, GROW South Dakota, today announced the NeighborhoodLIFT® program is coming to South Dakota with a $2 million commitment by Wells Fargo to boost homeownership for eligible homebuyers across the state’s 66 counties. This will be Wells Fargo’s 56th LIFT program and second-statewide effort in the U.S.

Income-Qualified Families to Receive Long Beach Green Homes

Habitat LA and Edison International partner to build new energy-efficient homes
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The lives of four low-income families will change for the better next year when they receive the keys to new energy-efficient homes in Long Beach, where construction recently kicked off.

Built by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles, with funding support from Edison International, the homes are part of Habitat LA’s plan to revitalize the Washington Neighborhood — one of Long Beach’s most impoverished areas.

Wells Fargo Commits to Increase African American Homeownership

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ATLANTA – February 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), the leading U.S. home loan lender, today announced a $60 billion lending commitment to create at least 250,000 African American homeowners by 2027.

Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT Program to Boost El Paso Homeownership

Eligible homebuyers can make an appointment now to apply for a matching down payment assistance grant up to $7,500 on December 2-3 at El Paso Convention Center
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EL PASO, Texas, October 28, 2016 /3BL Media/  – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), NeighborWorks® America and its network member Tierra Del Sol Housing Corporation today announced the upcoming  El Paso NeighborhoodLIFT® program with a $4.5 million commitment by Wells Fargo to help boost local homeownership.

Wells Fargo Commits $5 Million to Boost Maricopa Homeownership

Eligible homebuyers can make an appointment now to apply for a matching down payment assistance grant up to $7,500 Jan. 15-16 at Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel
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PHOENIX, Dec. 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), NeighborWorks America® and its network member Trellis, today announced the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® program will expand to Maricopa County with a $5 million commitment by Wells Fargo  to help boost local homeownership.

Wells Fargo LIFT Programs Help 8,000 Families Achieve Homeownership

$220 million effort with NeighborWorks America has delivered down payment assistance with homebuyer education to new homeowners in 30 communities
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SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, DC, November 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ — Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), America’s largest home lender, and NeighborWorks America, a national nonprofit organization which creates opportunities for people to live in affordable homes, together announced more than 8,000 low-to-moderate income families and individuals are now homeowners with the help of LIFT programs.

Impact Investing in Your Own Community

Exploring new opportunities to invest for impact in your own community
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Why Not in Your Backyard ? Exploring new opportunities to invest for impact in your own community
 
By Cece Derringer, Director of Resource Development and Communications, Homewise
 
 
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