“A $15,000 down payment grant will significantly lower a buyer’s monthly payment, and enable them to start life in their new home with more disposable income,” said Deborah Boatright, NeighborWorks America’s Northeast Regional Director. “And the 8-hour homebuyer education class, conducted according to national industry standards, assures that each homeowner will be well- prepared to navigate the homebuying process, and make good choices for themselves and their families.”Down payment assistance of $15,000 is available to those who qualify, buy and then reside in a home in the city of Baltimore. The down payment assistance may be applied to mortgage purchase loans with any lender as long as applicants meet certain criteria including annual income not exceeding 120 percent of the median income for the Baltimore. Income maximums vary based on family size. “We are very excited to be partnering with Wells Fargo and NeighborWorks to bring this wonderful program to Baltimore,” said Dan Ellis, Executive Director Neighborhood Housing Services of Baltimore, Inc. “We look forward to working with prospective borrowers to deploy this funding throughout Baltimore City.” How to apply for CityLIFT SM program down payment assistance in Baltimore Learn more about how to apply for down payment assistance and schedule CityLIFT SM program homebuyer education with Neighborhood Housing Services of Baltimore at www.nhsbaltimore.org. Information about the CityLIFT SM program is also available at www.wellsfargo.com/citylift. Additional information about how to register for the April homebuyer event will be communicated closer to the actual event. The CityLIFT SM program in Baltimore is designed to provide down payment assistance and homebuyer education programs in areas most impacted by the financial crisis. The program was developed in connection with the 2012 settlement with the City of Baltimore and the U.S. Department of Justice, and is a collaboration between Wells Fargo Bank N.A. and NeighborWorks America. About Wells Fargo Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.4 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs, the Internet (wellsfargo.com), and has offices in more than 35 countries to support the bank’s customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 265,000 full-time equivalent team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 26 on Fortune’s 2012 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy all our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially.