Luiz and Adeli Machado moved to the United States from southern Brazil primarily to be near their three children, who are naturalized US citizens, and their three grandchildren. They are eager to become US citizens but finances stood in the way. That is, until they applied for a loan from One Percent for America.
Rising rents put pressure on tenants—both exacerbating homelessness and challenging those dedicated to housing the homeless. BlueHub’s loan allowed Centerboard to purchase those rental properties to better serve its clients.
After falling prey to a scam, LaShawn was about to lose her home to foreclosure. A judge advised her to look into BlueHub SUN. She got to keep her home and has since successfully refinanced out of the program, further stabilizing her finances.