Housing affordability

We drive solutions to enable people to open doors to a safe and affordable place to call home, the foundation for wellness, dignity, and economic opportunity. These efforts align with advancing racial equity to create a future where everyone in the U.S. can have a quality place to live. 

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Social Impact & Volunteering

Wells Fargo Volunteers Join Forces To Build 27 Homes in Charlotte With Habitat for Humanity
May and her three children will soon be moving into their new home at The Meadows at Plato Price in Charlotte, North Carolina. May is receiving a “right-sized mortgage” from Habitat for Humanity to purchase her first home.

Environment

The Bronx Development at the Intersection of Sustainability and Affordable Housing
Completed in 2019, Cooper Gardens is a $156 million, 450,000-square-foot, multi-building, mixed-use project at the intersection of housing affordability and sustainability.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Inside an Innovative Response to California’s Homelessness Crisis
After losing housing and then living in temporary housing, Karrie found her home in Hollywood because of California’s Project Homekey program.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Wells Fargo Awards Nearly $11 Million in Grants Through Invest Native Initiative
The Wells Fargo Foundation today announced nearly $11 million in grants to 28 organizations across six states as part of its Invest Native program, a $20 million philanthropic initiative aimed at helping Native communities build economic stability and independence.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Rebuilding Together Announces $1.4 Million Grant From Wells Fargo to Repair Homes in Distressed Neighborhoods
The Wells Fargo Foundation has awarded $1.4 million in grants to Rebuilding Together to support essential home repairs and safety modifications for up to 90 homes in 49 communities across the U.S. for veterans, older adults and other neighbors in need.

Innovation & Technology

Beneficial Electrification League Demonstrates Combining Efficiency and Electrification Can Make Single-Family Home Retrofits Affordable in California
For California households participating in the project, combining weatherization and electrification dramatically reduced overall energy consumption. A cost analysis shows one family’s monthly energy bill was cut in half.

Research, Reports & Publications

Beneficial Electrification League Demonstrates Combining Efficiency and Electrification Can Make Single-Family Home Retrofits Affordable
Our research shows combining weatherization and high-efficiency appliances can overcome economic barriers to whole home retrofits when combined with rebates, such as those expected to be available as part of the Inflation Reduction Act.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Wells Fargo, Habitat for Humanity Help Homeowners Age in Place
About one in five Americans will be 65 years or older by 2030, yet some 19 million Americans already live in homes that are in disrepair or are ill-equipped to meet their mobility needs.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Wells Fargo Foundation Awards $7.5 Million to Habitat for Humanity To Build, Repair Homes
Today, the Wells Fargo Foundation announced a $7.5 million grant to Habitat for Humanity International to help make homes more affordable and accessible for everyone.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Creating an Estimated 40,000 New Homeowners of Color by 2025
Housing insecurity was a part of LaTanya Whitehead’s reality for decades. Since she was 18, she has been on her own, moving from one unstable situation to another. The idea of escaping this insecurity by owning her own home seemed little more than a dream to Whitehead.

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