About Mercy Housing

We're redefining affordable, low-income housing

Mercy Housing, a national nonprofit organization, is working to build a more humane world where poverty is alleviated, communities are healthy and all people can develop their full potential. We believe that affordable housing and supportive programs improve the economic status of residents, revitalize neighborhoods and stabilize lives. 

Mercy Housing is one of the nation’s largest affordable housing organizations. We participate in the development, preservation, management and/or financing of affordable, program-enriched housing across the country. Mercy Housing serves a variety of populations with housing projects for low-income families, seniors and people with special needs. We acquire and renovate existing housing, as well as develop new affordable rental properties.

Mercy Housing is redefining affordable housing by creating a stable foundation where our residents can explore their potential, supported by practical resident programs such as health classes, financial education, employment initiatives, parenting and after-school programs for children.

Mercy Housing’s work spans 41 states and includes the efforts of the following:

  • Mercy Housing Management Group, a subsidiary of Mercy Housing that provides professional property management
  • Mercy Loan Fund, a subsidiary of Mercy Housing that provides financing to local nonprofit organizations, enabling them to develop affordable housing in their communities
  •  Mercy Portfolio Services, a subsidiary of Mercy Housing that assists communities across the United Stated to deal effectively with the foreclosure crisis


Mercy Housing also has regional business centers that cover the nation and are responsible for the organization’s regional real estate development, Resident Services and fundraising activities. Each business center is directed by a regional board and a regional president.

Mercy Housing’s regional business centers include:


Mercy Housing partners with a community and makes a long-term commitment, resulting in positive, measurable outcomes for residents and neighborhoods. We serve as a catalyst, bringing together resources and talent in ways that are changing the face of affordable housing.

Learn more about how your charitable donations to Mercy Housing can change the lives of low-income residents of your community.

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