Trellis News

APS EXTENDS HOLD ON DISCONNECTS FOR PAST DUE BILLS THROUGH 2020

Garrett Zucker/ 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

Garrett Zucker/ 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

Garrett Zucker/ 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

Garrett Zucker/ 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

Garrett Zucker/ 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?

Garrett Zucker/ 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

Garrett Zucker/ 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

Garrett Zucker/ 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

Garrett Zucker/ POSTED ON July 7th, 2020

Click here for English Debido a la gran demanda de este programa, su solicitud será revisada en el orden recibido y en un lapso de 14 días. Si su aplicación es aprobada, los pagos se harán directamente a los proveedores de servicios públicos, compañías de alquiler o hipoteca según la información proveída en un plazo …

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Free Online Financial Literacy Course

Garrett Zucker/ POSTED ON June 29th, 2020

Trellis is excited to offer our financial literacy class online for free. Simply complete and submit the below form to receive a code to use during registration. Your confirmation will have the coupon code and the link to register for the class.

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Garrett Zucker

Garrett Zucker/ POSTED ON June 26th, 2020

Trellis has many wonderful programs that help people achieve their dreams of financial literacy and homeownership. It is the job of Garrett Zucker to make sure that people are aware of these programs. Garrett is the Marketing and Outreach Associate at Trellis and loves telling the Trellis story through social media and other marketing avenues. …

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Crisis Budget Worksheet

Garrett Zucker/ POSTED ON June 25th, 2020

LEARN HOW TO STAY AFLOAT DURING TROUBLING TIMES With COVID-19 affecting so many people and their abilities to earn income, it is more import now to create a Crisis Budget Worksheet. WHAT IS A CRISIS BUDGET WORKSHEET A Crisis Budget Worksheet is a tool that will help you separate your comfort items from your absolute …

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Lavera Thompson

Garrett Zucker/ POSTED ON June 12th, 2020

For over eight years, when people need help with financial literacy or understanding the steps of buying a home, they have turned to Lavera Thompson. How She Helps Since February of 2012, Lavera has been a Homeownership Advisor and a Financial Counselor here at Trellis. She helps her clients navigate the homebuying process. This includes …

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Michael Kelly

Garrett Zucker/ POSTED ON May 29th, 2020

The Man on the Miracle Mile Michael Kelly is the Commercial Corridor Coordinator here at Trellis. He is a part of a team of stakeholders, City of Phoenix, Phoenix Community Alliance, LISC, Banner University Medical Center, Wells Fargo, Coronado and Garfield neighborhoods, many other nonprofit and for profit partners and of course the business and …

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Governor Ducey Extends Stay-at-Home Order

Garrett Zucker/ POSTED ON April 30th, 2020

Originally published by News 12, 3:21 PM MST April 29, 2020 Arizona’s stay-at-home order will continue through May 15 with modifications, Gov. Doug Ducey announced Wednesday. The order was originally supposed to end this Thursday, April 30. This means non-essential stores and services have been ordered to remain closed, and residents are advised to maintain …

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Trellis Helps Another New Homeowner

Garrett Zucker/ POSTED ON March 17th, 2020

Trellis assists another first-time home buyer.

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Maricopa residents get help to pay off auto-title loans

Michael Kelly/ POSTED ON August 6th, 2019

Get up to $4,000 to pay off a car title loans if you are a resident of Maricopa county. Trellis has been helping individuals and families learn how to manage their finance with the ultimate goal to purchase their first home. However, sometimes people turn to predatory lenders when they need money for an emergency and …

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