Trellis News

Rosa Persevered and Made Home Ownership Happen!

Lori Johnson/ POSTED ON October 13th, 2021

It Starts with a Dream! As Hispanic Heritage Month comes to a close on October 15th, our happy client Rosa has her own celebrating to do that will extend well beyond a month. In the summer of 2021, Rosa became a first-time homeowner after renting the same apartment for over eleven years. “It’s like a …

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Another Client Success Story!

Lori Johnson/ POSTED ON September 30th, 2021

Meet Silvi and Shane, another Trellis client success story! The pair was referred to Trellis through the City of Phoenix Section-32 housing program as one of several organizations that provide a Homebuyer Education Class for first time homebuyers, which Trellis offers along with potential down payment assistance and a variety of other services. Trellis financial …

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El presidente Biden emite proclamación del Mes Nacional de la Propiedad de la Vivienda 2021

Joel McCabe/ POSTED ON June 14th, 2021

“Para millones de estadounidenses, ser propietarios de vivienda es el pilar de una vida con seguridad, con dignidad y con esperanza. Una casa es más que cuatro paredes y un techo; es un lugar en donde podemos celebrar triunfos y en donde podemos sortear las pruebas de la vida. Un lugar en donde podemos ver …

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Our Next Financial Literacy Class Starts in 1 Week!

Joel McCabe/ POSTED ON May 18th, 2021

This free, virtual course begins at 5:30 pm on May 25th. Our unique financial coaching program is a live, instructor-led course focused on improving your financial behaviors and attitudes. Our HUD-certified instructors will address credit repair issues, counseling on your budget, debt repayment and buying a home. The class consists of three, two-hour sessions. Attendance …

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First-Time Homebuyers Get Financial Help from Trellis and Partners

Joel McCabe/ POSTED ON May 13th, 2021

Jonathan and Juli Anne had their hands full. Their growing family included their 2-year-old son, a baby on the way and two foster children – all living together in a 1-bedroom rental apartment. Family togetherness wasn’t just a catch phrase for this household! In exploring their options for more space, they found a house in the Section …

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Trellis Offers Online Financial Literacy Classes

Joel McCabe/ POSTED ON March 19th, 2021

We are now offering virtual and interactive financial literacy classes! This unique financial coaching program is a live, instructor-led course focused on improving your financial behaviors and attitudes. Our HUD-certified instructors will address credit repair issues, counseling on your budget, debt repayment and buying a home. Making it easy for you to achieve your financial …

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This New Year, Let’s Make a New, More Finacially Literate You!

Joel McCabe/ POSTED ON January 4th, 2021

Trellis financial literary courses help people better manage their money and more. With the arrival of the new year comes a whole wish list of things to accomplish. However, if you are managing your finances the same way you always have, then last year’s struggles will follow you into 2021. It’s time to break the …

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The Advantages of Trellis’s Home Buyer Class

Joel McCabe/ POSTED ON December 8th, 2020

“I learned so much” – Jessica  The Good Reputation of Trellis  Jessica had already known about Trellis because the organization helped people close to her. A couple of years earlier, Jessica’s aunt worked with the counselors at Trellis. Together, they worked on a plan to help Jessica’s aunt avoid foreclosure. Then, recently, one of Jessica’s friends told Jessica about how much …

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Trellis Helps Single Mom Buy Her First Home

Joel McCabe/ POSTED ON November 25th, 2020

“I love you guys!” Time could note fade the appreciation that Cynthia feels for Trellis and those who helped her.   Over a year and a half ago, Cynthia was a single mom, living in a rented apartment, looking to purchase her first home. She was trying to purchase a home in the South Phoenix Village (SPV) community. Her Realtor told her that …

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Trellis Has Down Payment Assistance to Help You Buy Your New Home

Joel McCabe/ POSTED ON November 19th, 2020

We are continuously working to address systemic economic and racial inequities in housing, and then provide real, usable solutions Trellis has funds for down payment assistance (DPA). Qualified borrowers can get up to $7.500 to significantly reduce the amount of out-of-pocket money needed to purchase a home. Depending on the price of the home and …

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U.S. Bank Partners With Trellis to Offer Down Payment Assistance

Joel McCabe/ POSTED ON November 6th, 2020

This part of U.S. Bank’s Rebuild and Transform Fund will be used to address systemic economic and racial inequities in housing U.S. Bank has granted Trellis a large sum of money to be used as down payment assistance for Phoenix-area homebuyers. Who Qualifies for These Funds To qualify for the down payment assistance, borrowers must …

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APS EXTENDS HOLD ON DISCONNECTS FOR PAST DUE BILLS THROUGH 2020

Joel McCabe/ POSTED ON September 15th, 2020

Assistance is Available for Customers in Need With many Arizonans facing challenging times due to COVID-19, loss of income, altered work and school schedules and recent record heat, APS wants to ease the burden for those struggling to pay their electric bills. Residential and business customers will not have their service disconnected for nonpayment through …

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FRAUD ALERT: USDA Warns of Text Message Scam Targeting SNAP Recipients

Joel McCabe/ POSTED ON September 14th, 2020

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued the following notice today to protect Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants, after receiving reports of several possible SNAP Fraud attempts: SNAP Fraud Text Be aware of a scam using texting to obtain your personal information. The text might say you were chosen to receive food stamps …

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FHA’s Foreclosure and Eviction Moratorium Extended Through December 31, 2020

Joel McCabe/ POSTED ON September 4th, 2020

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) published Mortgagee Letter (ML) 2020-27, “Extension of Foreclosure and Eviction Moratorium in Connection with the Presidentially-Declared COVID-19 National Emergency,” which announces a third extension of the foreclosure and eviction moratorium through December 31, 2020. This moratorium extension is effective immediately upon the expiration of the existing moratorium announced in ML …

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Recent college graduates face a tough job market : Here are your options

Joel McCabe/ POSTED ON August 19th, 2020

Author Aly J. Yale  of Bankrate.com wrote the following article on the various options recent college graduates have with regard to entering the current job market:  Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, unemployment has soared this year. As of June, almost 18 million Americans were jobless. Even more have been furloughed or seen their hours cut.  But the health crisis isn’t just …

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Trellis Education Helps Build and Strengthen Communities

Joel McCabe/ POSTED ON August 11th, 2020

The knowledgeable and compassionate counselors at Trellis provide financial education opportunities for those who need it. From one-on-one sessions to free online courses, Trellis has used education to help members of the community to achieve financial stability and realize their dreams of owning a home. Trellis has: Educated 44,303 individuals or families in financial management …

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Feeling Overwhelmed?

Joel McCabe/ POSTED ON July 31st, 2020

At any given time, people can have trouble making ends meet and achieving their goals. The COVID-19 pandemic has truly magnified the problem for many. It is easy to feel overwhelmed, helpless, or even forgotten. There is help Trellis is non-profit dedicated to making stable homes and communities possible through educating, building and lending. What …

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Dean Begay

Joel McCabe/ POSTED ON July 24th, 2020

Trellis helps a lot of people through financial education, monetary assistance, homebuying programs, and more. Those people who have gone through Trellis Lending to purchase a home have interacted with Dean Begay. Dean is the Loan Closer for Trellis Lending and handles the loan servicing with compliance reporting. Helping those in the Community Dean has …

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Trellis Celebrates 45 Years of Helping Communities

Joel McCabe/ POSTED ON July 24th, 2020

For forty-five years, Trellis (formerly known as NHS Phoenix) has been helping to revitalize communities and to assist the under-served members of those communities get access to classes and programs that improve their finances and ultimately lead to stable homeownership. How We Help Through Trellis, people can take an array of financial literacy courses, as …

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La Beca Phoenix CARES (por sus siglas en Ingles) Ofrece Ayuda Financiera a Los Impactados Por COVID-19

Joel McCabe/ POSTED ON July 7th, 2020

Click here for English En este momento no estamos aceptando nuevas aplicaciones para el programa de Phoenix CARES ACT (por sus siglas en Ingles) porque hemos llegado a nuestro limite. Si usted necesita ayuda financiera debido a COVID-19 por favor valla a https://wildfireaz.org/phxcares/ para poder comunicarse con otras agencias participantes. La Ciudad de Phoenix ha creado la …

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