Housing affordability: An American crisis

Housing affordability: An American crisis

The lack of affordable housing in the U.S. is putting millions of people at the edge of crisis. Too many Americans are spending more than 50% of their income to keep a roof over their head and the crisis is costing the U.S. economy billions each year. Wells Fargo has committed $1 billion by 2025 to help solve the nation’s housing affordability challenges.

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The Housing Affordability Crisis Episode 3: Turning the Tide
In this special 4-part video series, Wells Fargo brings together problem solvers to discuss the housing affordability crisis in America, including Marc H. Morial, President of the National Urben League; Cerita Battles, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage; Keith Fairey, Enterprise Community Partners; Wells Fargo Senior Economist, Mark Vitner; and Vince Toye, Wells Fargo Community Lending and Investments...
Jul 23, 2019 9:00 AM ET
Episode 1: America’s Housing Affordability Problem
Wells Fargo recently committed $1 billion by 2025 to help solve the nation’s housing affordability challenges. In this special series, Wells Fargo brings together problem solvers to discuss the housing affordability crisis in America — and how to bring about systemic change. In Episode 1:...
Jul 19, 2019 9:00 AM ET
Housing Affordability: An American Crisis
The lack of affordable housing in the U.S. is putting millions of people at the edge of crisis. Too many Americans are spending more than 50% of their income to keep a roof over their heads, experts say, and the crisis is costing the U.S. economy billions each year. In this special series, Wells Fargo brings together problem solvers to discuss the housing affordability crisis in America — and...
Jul 18, 2019 2:30 PM ET
'America Can’t Afford Unaffordable Housing’
Amid a round of recent news about the increasing problem of homelessness in America, Jon Campbell appeared before a standing room-only audience of affordable housing advocates to call for renewed efforts to address the crisis. “I think the headline for all of this should be, ‘America can’t afford unaffordable housing,’” he said, as the crowd applauded. “I...
Jun 21, 2019 9:00 AM ET
There’s No Place Like the Home Next Door
In his teen years, Kenneth Martinez would often drive home after school, pull into his driveway, and see a familiar sight next door: His elderly neighbor, sitting in the shade of an old tree, waving at him. He’d usually chat with the kindly gentleman, talk about their suburban Los Angeles neighborhood, and share a few laughs. The neighbor and his always-...
Jun 20, 2019 3:00 PM ET

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