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“I am most proud of how much I’ve grown in the art program.” When you first meet 15-year-old Syrianna “Siri,” you might think she is a typical high school student. But talk with her for just five minutes, and you’ll learn that she’s getting ready to set the world on fire. “I’ve been planning my

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William the Mayor of Assisi Homes

After living in a single-family home for many years, William needed a more affordable home in the community and was happy to find Assisi Homes of Kenosha, a Mercy Housing Lakefront community for older adults in Wisconsin, where he has resided for 25 years. His fellow residents lovingly refer to him as the ‘Mayor.’ “He

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 10, 2022 Contact: Kate Peterson | 303.830.3443 | kpeterson@mercyhousing.org CHICAGO, IL – Mercy Housing Lakefront (MHL) is celebrating the Grand Reopening of Major Jenkins Apartments, an affordable housing community located in Chicago, IL. This refurbished building features 156 apartment homes that serve people with extremely low incomes, many of whom have

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Rooted in the history of Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood sits Rosenwald Courts, a 239-unit affordable housing community featuring one-and-two-bedroom apartment homes for families and seniors with low income. Originally built in 1929 by Sears, Roebuck, and Company’s part-owner and Presidenulius Rosenwald, the building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places (1981) and covers an

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Georgia, 74, has lived at Mercy Housing Lakefront’s Marian Housing Center in Racine for over twelve years. Prior to finding Marian Housing Center, Georgia had a mini stroke which drastically impacted her health for the long term. She spent significant amounts of money on medical bills, causing financial strain, and was looking for a more

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For more than 125 years, St. Catherine Residence has provided women of diverse talents and needs in Milwaukee with stable, affordable housing for as long – or as brief – a period as they need it. Thousands of residents have benefited from this flexibility as St. Catherine Residence has played a vital role in the

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LaToya

Latoya reflects on the power of finding a welcoming place to call home, St. Catherine’s, when she needed it most. For Latoya, St. Catherine Residence has been there when she needed it. “I actually lived here before,” she explains. “The first time I came here, I was eighteen.” Latoya had moved out on her own

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Woman wearing a mask and holding a grocery bag

Molina Healthcare of Wisconsin partnered with Mercy Housing Lakefront to help residents at a critical time. Mercy Housing Lakefront (MHL) greatly appreciates Molina Healthcare of Wisconsin in 2021 for providing additional emergency rental support to Wisconsin residents. Molina granted Mercy Housing Lakefront $12,000 to support 12 Milwaukee families in need of additional rental support in

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Lady working at table from home

  The past year has presented challenges for everyone, particularly for older adults who are some of the most at-risk from COVID-19. However, for Josephine, a resident of Mercy Housing Lakefront’s Assisi Homes of Kenosha, the silver lining has been how she has learned to use technology to connect with others and remain active. In

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resident josephine at her desk

Josephine learned how technology could keep her connected while staying safe at home. The past year has presented challenges for everyone, particularly for older adults who are some of the most at-risk from COVID-19. However, for Josephine, a resident of Mercy Housing Lakefront’s Assisi Homes of Kenosha, the silver lining has been how she has

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