New Directions for Veterans Receives Grant
Mar09

New Directions for Veterans Receives Grant

The Los Angeles community relations team and other Wells Fargo Team Members came out in force to support local Veterans with two Team Member Volunteer Program (TMVP) events for the non-profit, New Directions for Veterans.  New Directions for Veterans were also the recipients of two other Wells Fargo grant programs, including the Veterans WINS and the Military/Veterans Multi-markets grant totaling $50,000. Focused on a more holistic...

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Wells Fargo Commits to Increase African American Homeownership
Mar02

Wells Fargo Commits to Increase African American Homeownership

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. The company’s commitment is a direct action to help address the lower homeownership rates in the African American community and follows Wells Fargo’s announcement to address Hispanic homeownership rates in 2015. Wells Fargo’s commitment seeks to: ·...

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Hispanic Homeownership Rate Increases
Feb03

Hispanic Homeownership Rate Increases

Hispanic Homeownership Rate Increases While National Homeownership Rate Continues to Drop Hispanic Homeownership Rate Increases for the Second Consecutive Year – National homeownership rate drops for the 12th consecutive year, with lowest levels in almost 50 years –  – Hispanics were the only ethnic demographic with increase in homeownership rate – The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals...

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Community | Sergeant Mark Romo
Nov10

Community | Sergeant Mark Romo

In honor of Veteran’s Day, HomeStrong USA and Wells Fargo assisted a disabled Army Veteran and Purple Heart recipient, Sergeant Mark Romo with critical home repairs. Sergeant Romo was in the Army for 24 years and was severely injured in an IED blast during a deployment oversees. His injuries led to two spinal surgeries and a knee surgery. Through the critical home repairs and accessibility modifications, HomeStrong USA and Wells...

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Nomination | Julián Castro Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
May23

Nomination | Julián Castro Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT NOMINATION OF SHAUN DONOVAN AS OMB DIRECTOR AND JULIÁN CASTRO AS SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT THE PRESIDENT: Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you, everybody. Please, have a seat. Have a seat. When I took office, businesses were shedding 800,000 jobs a month, our deficits were heading towards $1 trillion a year, and every member of my Cabinet had a tough job in front of them. Few had a tougher job...

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HLTV Episode #190 – Housing, Resources and Trains
Nov02

HLTV Episode #190 – Housing, Resources and Trains

These are the notes and links to episode Hispanic Lifestyle #190. In this edition of Hispanic Lifestyle, we talk housing, resources and Trains. We get back to the community in this edition of Hispanic Lifestyle. Housing  Throughout the nation many communities hold housing fairs that share information on finances, homebuyers opportunities and how to save on monthly expenses. Hispanic Lifestyle attended one such event and spoke with one...

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