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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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The EPIC Educational Support Grant awarded 14 students in need with $3,000 each to go toward supporting higher education and brighter futures. DENVER, CO — Mercy Housing, the nation’s largest affordable housing organization, partnered with the National Real Estate Practice of EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants to provide students in need with this grant for

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Jane Graf, Mercy Housing’s President & CEO, is retiring—Mercy Housing is the largest affordable housing nonprofit and with a presence in 41 states, their role in addressing the affordable housing crisis is pivotal.   Graf has announced her plan to retire in 2020 following a 32-year career with Mercy Housing—headquartered in Denver,CO. She came from

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155 income-restricted rental units to be developed at two separate sites along future Bus Rapid Transit corridor Denver Economic Development & Opportunity (DEDO) has selected two nonprofit development partners that combined are projected to build 155 income-restricted rental units on the East Colfax corridor. The selection results from a request for proposals, issued in late

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