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New Mexico Homeownership to Get $4.6 Million Boost

NeighborhoodLIFT program will offer homebuyer education plus $7,500 down payment assistance grants for all 33 New Mexico counties; special parameters for veterans, military, teachers, and first-responders
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RIO RANCHO, N.M., May 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), NeighborWorks® America and its network member, Homewise, today announced the NeighborhoodLIFT® program will expand for all 33 counties in the state of New Mexico with a $4.6 million commitment by Wells Fargo to boost homeownership.

Wells Fargo Donates $250,000 for Denver-Aurora Stabilization Efforts

NeighborhoodLIFT grants support affordable housing, housing counseling, behavioral health
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DENVER, May 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a total of $250,000 in donations for three local nonprofits to help revitalize Denver-Aurora neighborhoods through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® program.

Identified in collaboration with the city of Denver and city of Aurora, the nonprofits support behavioral health programs and affordable housing initiatives.

Atlanta Homeownership to Get $6 Million Boost

Mayor Bottoms joins Wells Fargo to announce NeighborhoodLIFT program will offer homebuyer education plus $15,000 down payment assistance grants
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ATLANTA, April 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), NeighborWorks® America and its network members — Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership, Inc., and NeighborWorks Columbus — today announced the NeighborhoodLIFT® program will expand in the Atlanta area with a $6 million commitment by Wells Fargo to boost homeownership in the counties of Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton, and Gwinnett.

NeighborWorks America — Advancing Opportunity for All

Celebrating 40 years of helping millions with affordable housing and making homeownership a reality for Americans with low and moderate incomes.
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Viewpoints’ invites guest authors from outside of Wells Fargo to share an important perspective related to their work. Today, we welcome Jeffrey T. Bryson, interim president and CEO of NeighborWorks America.

Investing Close to Home

with the Homewise Community Investment Fund
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By Laura Altomare, CFRM, Director of Communications and Development, Homewise

Since our founding in 1986, we’ve helped over 14,000 households become more financially educated, 3,600 become homeowners, 2,100 make energy-efficient home improvements and emergency repairs, 600 refinance to more affordable mortgages, and we have built over 600 high-quality affordable homes. These results are made possible through the support of our investors and donors, who serve as our partners in helping families build financial resilience and stability through successful homeownership.

Wells Fargo to Raise Minimum Hourly Pay Rate to $15, Target $400 Million in 2018 Philanthropic Contributions, Including Expanded Support for Small Businesses and Homeownership

Company announces initial actions to support economic growth with tax reform
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SAN FRANCISCO, December 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced an expansion of its ongoing investments in team members, communities, small businesses, and homeownership, pledging the following actions once tax reform is signed into law:

Wells Fargo Invests $9.7 Million to Boost Bay Area Homeownership

Hundreds of homebuyers registered to apply for $30,000 down payment assistance grants to buy a home in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco or Solano County on Nov. 16-17; Walk-ins welcome
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OAKLAND, Calif., November 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), NeighborWorks® America and its network member, Community Housing Development Corporation (CHDC), today announced the NeighborhoodLIFT® program is coming to the San Francisco Bay Area with a $9.7 million commitment by Wells Fargo to boost homeownership in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, and Solano counties. This will be Wells Fargo’s 57th LIFT program event in the U.S.

Wells Fargo Stories of Better: Detroit HomeLift

Military veteran Kienya Rudolph, of Detroit, who lost his home, rebuilt his credit and savings, and became a homeowner again through Detroit HomeLift.
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A new Wells Fargo video series celebrates the triumph of the human spirit over adversity and spotlights individuals who are working to make their communities better every day.

Wells Fargo’s 50th Lift Program to Boost Las Vegas Valley Homeownership

Eligible homebuyers can make an appointment now to apply for a matching down payment assistance grant up to $7,500 on March 3-4
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LAS VEGAS, February 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), NeighborWorks® America and its network member Neighborhood Housing Services of Southern Nevada today announced the NeighborhoodLIFT® program is expanding to Las Vegas Valley with a $5.55 million commitment by Wells Fargo to boost homeownership.

Report: More Than Half of New York City Homes Unaffordable to the Majority of Households Including Those Earning Over $100,000

NYU Furman Center and Citi report examines the home-buying potential for households at various income levels in New York City and surrounding counties.
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New York, August 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ – According to a new report, becoming a homeowner in New York City’s real estate market is a considerable challenge for the vast majority of New York City households – including those earning up to six figures -- due to the city’s severely constrained supply of affordable home-buying opportunities. And homeownership prospects do not necessarily improve by moving out of the city to the surrounding New York suburbs.

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