Trellis News

First-Time Homebuyers Get Financial Help from Trellis and Partners

Garrett Zucker/ 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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Arizona’s affordable housing crunch is worsening.

Garrett Zucker/ POSTED ON April 19th, 2021

This report offers potential solutions The following is a great article by the Real Estate Reporter for the Arizona Republic, Catherine Reagor. Ms. Reagor was a guest speaker at the Trellis 45th Anniversary Celebration and Fundraiser and, in an interview with the event host, Vanessa Ruiz, provided an in-depth look at the need for affordable housing …

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FHA Extends its Foreclosure and Eviction Moratoria

Garrett Zucker/ POSTED ON February 16th, 2021

The agency also expands temporary COVID-19 forbearance and servicing polices to provide additional homeowner relief. From the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Recognizing the financial and other hardships many individuals and families are facing due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is expanding its relief efforts to assist homeowners …

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Last Year’s Mortgage Delinquencies Present a Challenge for 2021

Garrett Zucker/ POSTED ON January 25th, 2021

What is going on in the housing market and where to get help if you have mortgage delinquencies. In a great article on Mortgage News Daily , journalist Jann Swanson details how mortgage performance understandably deteriorated over the course of 2020. Black Knight, an award-winning tech company that delivers data and analytics for the mortgage …

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Workforce Housing Lets Middle-Income Earners Live Near Their Jobs

Garrett Zucker/ POSTED ON January 22nd, 2021

Trellis helps to bring workforce housing to Phoenix It has become increasingly difficult for middle-income workers to actually live in the areas in which they work. One key factor is the limited supply of housing affordable to these workers, especially here in Phoenix. This forces many middle-income workers move to the outer fringes of a …

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New Order Gives Landlords More Power When It Comes to Evictions

Garrett Zucker/ POSTED ON October 19th, 2020

A recent artictle by Joe Ducey of ABC15 points out that if you’re a renter having financial trouble trying to stay in your home, it may have just gotten harder. New state and federal orders and guidelines give more power to landlords to contest why tenants can’t pay rent, making it easier to start the …

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Arizona is Third-Worst in the Nation for Affordable Housing

Garrett Zucker/ POSTED ON October 12th, 2020

In a recent article in The Arizona Republic, journalist Alden Woods writes that Arizona’s affordable housing and rental supply can currently meet only a quarter of the state’s need, according to an annual report released Thursday by the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC). The state now has just 25 affordable and available rental units …

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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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We Build Affordable Housing

Garrett Zucker/ POSTED ON August 20th, 2020

We create sustainable home ownership opportunities to help you realize your dream. We recognize the correlation between housing and family stability, healthy neighborhoods and community revitalization. Our developments and projects have ranged from neighborhood revitalization efforts and minor repair programs to city-wide acquisitions and rehabilitation. We also help with lease-purchase, down payment assistance, Employer Assisted …

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