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aftermath of camp fire

“The embers were falling… I looked outside and it was just black, it was so dark… and then I looked across the road and the fire was already hitting the houses right across the street from me”—Brent, a former resident of Paradise, CA recalls the morning of November 8, 2018 when he woke to flames

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gina in front of a BBQ at Holly Park

Gina winces as a fall breeze reminds her that cooler temperatures are on their way. For her, this changing of the seasons brings pain. “My bones don’t like the cold,” Gina says. The pain she often feels isn’t just in her bones, it comes from missing the life she once had. Life at Holly Park

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Mercy Community Capital (MCC) (FKA Mercy Loan Fund) has reached an historic milestone: $3 billion leveraged in development costs on affordable housing properties financed. Historically over the past 34 years, every dollar lent by MCC helped to create or preserve $9 of affordable housing. Over the past several years, MCC has purposely increased its participation lending

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Sep 05

Mercy in Fall

To all Mercy Housing supporters, thank you for everything that you do. We had an incredible summer and look forward to the fall. As usual, residents excelled in our summer Resident Services programming. Kids received summer tutoring, seniors received improved healthcare, and families gained even more access to food through our efforts to reduce food

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CHICAGO – Landmarks Illinois has named this year’s recipients of the Landmarks Illinois Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards. The nine award-winning preservation projects, and the people who made them possible, will be honored at a ceremony in Chicago the evening of Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. Now in its 26th year, the Landmarks Illinois Richard

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Mercy Housing Northwest has teamed up with Tacoma, WA-based artist Kenji Stoll to install a mural on the north facade of the Mount Baker Family Housing and Resource Center, which will be opening in the Spring of 2020. Kenji sat down with us to talk about how he became a muralist, what inspired him to

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Rendering of lotus mural on building

In September, Mercy Housing Northwest is excited to begin its installation of a beautiful mural on the north façade of the Mount Baker Family Housing and Resource Center, located at 2870 S. Hanford St. in Seattle. Visually inspired by lotus ponds, the mural is another contribution to the emerging arts district in Mount Baker, led

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If you passed by the Mount Baker light rail station in the last six months, chances are you have seen the new building at the intersections of Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Rainier Avenue and S. Hanford Street. Mercy Housing Northwest is building the Mount Baker Family Housing and Resource Center, which will provide 95

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Sister Lillian Murphy laughing

It is with a heavy heart that I share the devastating news that Sister Lillian Murphy, RSM passed away this morning in San Francisco. For nearly 30 years, Sister Lillian fearlessly led this organization as the President and CEO. Her commitment and impact on affordable housing and to those in need will forever be felt.

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EPIC grant recipient, Starisha White, family, MHL staff and Mark Angelini, MHL President

Mercy Housing partnered with the National Real Estate Practice of EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants to provide students in need with a grant for their hard work and vision. The EPIC Educational Support Grant awarded 14 students with $3,000 each to go toward supporting higher education and brighter futures. Batavia Apartments resident, Starisha White is

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