Maleka Accomplishes Her Goals

Maleka Accomplishes Her Goals

With goals to reduce her debt and work toward homeownership, Maleka came to Lacasa for a partner to make it happen. Though the process was not without surprises. “My biggest surprise along this path was the pregnancy and birth of my now 2 year old son,” Maleka said....
Patience Leads to Homeownership

Patience Leads to Homeownership

Melissa Steffen began working with Lacasa to become a homeowner. She has been persistent along the path to reach her goal.  Melissa said, “The whole saving process was really hard for me.  I work at a not-for-profit agency in the area and don’t make a whole lot....
Moving Fast

Moving Fast

IDA Counselor Joel Zwier says, “[Bethany Johnson’s] IDA account, which by the way was about the shortest timeline we have ever worked with for a State Fast Track account,” finished in less than a month. Bethany mentioned the short time period as one of the advantages...
No Catch!

No Catch!

Marissa Lehman wanted to buy a house.  She qualified for our IDA program and told us about her experience. “My IDA counselor, Joel Zwier, was extremely helpful.  I got quick responses to all my questions.  I’ve had no issues along the way.  The online courses for...
Help through IDA

Help through IDA

Eduardo Cermeño told his Lacasa financial counselor, Joel Zwier, about his experiences on the housing market today.  “The housing market is very tight right now.  We made several offers on homes along the way that weren’t accepted.  We hadn’t realized that fact.” He...