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We hope you are healthy and safe during this challenging time. Many of you have inquired about what is happening at Mercy Housing and how you can help. Updates We are focused on the health and safety of staff and residents. In accordance with the direction of local governments and the Centers for Disease Control,

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There’s a lot of information out there about COVID-19 (Coronavirus), and it can feel overwhelming. We are committed to supporting communities, residents, and employees’ health with the goal of doing our part to slow the spread of the virus. Conditions continue to evolve quickly so maintaining current, accurate information is essential. As of today, we

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Mercy Community Capital is making housing more accessible for people with low incomes. They’re investing $1.25M in the Denver Regional TOD Fund — extending this essential program another five years! The Denver Regional TOD Fund has accelerated new development near public transit stops including 1,450 affordable homes, a new public library, and more than 100,000 square

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As Mercy Housing continues to celebrate Black History Month, we are honoring Thurgood Marshall. Whether you know it or not, his life changed yours for the better. “We make movies about Malcolm X, we get a holiday to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, but every day we live with the legacy of Justice Thurgood Marshall.”

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The Fair Housing Act matters! In honor of Black History month, we wanted to reflect on the importance of the Fair Housing Act. It has been instrumental in helping communities to be more vibrant, healthy, and diverse. Without it, Mercy Housing might not be in business. Our work isn’t done, but laws like these help

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3 Ways Homes Affect Health

A stable affordable home is what the doctor ordered … no really. There’s a growing body of research proving that affordable housing with services supports people’s health. Here are just a few of the trends we’re seeing: 1. Can Reduce Diabetes, Obesity, Hypertension, and Arthritis No, simply moving into affordable housing doesn’t magically make people

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3 Ways Public Transit Can Reduce Poverty

Transportation matters — especially when you’re struggling to make ends meet. Getting to work or receiving proper healthcare is easier with good public transportation like buses, subways, and light-rails. Plus, it can be cheaper than a car. Communities should continue to discover more ways to make safe, affordable public transit possible for people with low

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Poverty affects more people in the U.S. than some might think. When people can’t get regular meals or healthy food it hurts their lives in so many ways. Here are three tough decisions that people experiencing poverty have to make daily. 1. Medicine or Food The average U.S. citizen spends roughly $100 a month on

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Mercy Loan Fund has changed its name to  Mercy Community Capital (MCC) Why the Name Change? The name change reflects Mercy Community Capital’s (MCC) expanding business activities and the larger focus of providing catalytic capital where dollars make affordable housing deals possible. The name is being updated in concert with our new 2020-2024 Business Plan

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Tonight, on the first night of winter, please remember those who suffer because they have no home.
Dec 21

Sleep Where?

It’s horrible for a person to sleep in a place as cold as a refrigerator, but around half a million people in the U.S. are doing that tonight and it’s not by choice. It’s Longest Night of The Year December 21 is the longest night of the year and according to the National Centers for

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