Stabilizing Lives, Housing, and Communities During Crisis

From job searches to help with the rent, nonprofit programs support individuals in crisis to help communities emerge stronger from the pandemic, with help from Wells Fargo.

After Markaela Lee lost her financial services job last year amid the pandemic, the toughest job of all began: finding a new one. As weeks of unemployment became months, she turned to a nonprofit housing organization that helped her with rent and job search support.

Houston Homeownership to Get $6.1 Million Boost

NeighborhoodLIFT® program will offer homebuyer education plus $15,000 down payment assistance grants for eligible Houston homebuyers; special parameters for veterans, military, teachers and first responders
Press Release

HOUSTON, February 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), NeighborWorks® America and its local network members today announced the NeighborhoodLIFT® program will expand for Houston with a $6.1 million commitment by Wells Fargo to boost local homeownership. NeighborWorks America network members Avenue, Fifth Ward CRC and Tejano Center will administer the $15,000 down payment assistance grants, determine eligibility and provide homebuyer education.

New Survey Shows Deep Concern About Affordable Housing

Publication from Wells Fargo and Governing Institute includes policy ideas from government officials
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, October 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ — More than 40 percent of government officials say the lack of affordable homeownership is a national crisis, and 33 percent called affordability a serious challenge, according to a new survey from Wells Fargo and the Governing Institute.

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.

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.

Wells Fargo $1 Million Grant to Strengthen Rural Communities

Wells Fargo Housing Foundation grant for NeighborWorks America Safe and Sound initiative to help improve or replace 50 substandard homes in nine rural communities
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, July 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced  the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation will donate $1 million to NeighborWorks America and serve as lead funder of the national nonprofit’s new Safe and Sound rural initiative. The collaborative effort aims to help strengthen nine rural communities and improve lives by rehabilitating or replacing 50 substandard owner-occupied homes.

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