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“As the affordable housing crisis continues, and in many places worsens, most of the new development is going to market-rate housing,” said Jason Battista, President of MLF. “This generous grant will help us address the desperate shortage of affordable housing in the most vulnerable communities.”

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Mercy Loan Fund (MLF), a leading Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), announced today that Aeris, an agency that provides information for community investors, has upgraded its rating from A+ to AA.

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The 2015 Mercy Housing Annual Report is now available! At Mercy Housing, we recognize that safe, affordable, service-enriched housing helps people invest in themselves and their communities. On behalf of our eight Sponsor Communities, our Board of Trustees, and everyone who works at Mercy Housing, we thank you. Thank you to our donors, financial partners,

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Mercy Loan Fund (MLF), a leading Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) based in Denver, Colo., has announced it has partnered with National Church Residences (NCR) to help preserve 55 affordable homes for seniors at Hickory Hollow Senior Apartments in Memphis, Tenn.

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Two of the nation’s leading Community Development Financial Institutions – Mercy Loan Fund (MLF) and Enterprise Community Loan Fund (Loan Fund) – have partnered to ensure that 466 homes at the Compton Groves Apartments will remain affordable for low-income and working families living in the Cincinnati suburb of Mt. Healthy, Ohio.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 6/9/2016 Contact: Amelia Laing Content Manager alaing@mercyhousing.org 303-830-3432 Denver, CO—Mercy Loan Fund (MLF), a leading Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) based in Denver, Colo., announced that it has reached a historic milestone: $2 billion leveraged in development costs. Since its establishment in 1983, Mercy Loan Fund has closed 490 loans totaling $289

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Casa San Juan, Mercy Housing

Mercy Loan Fund recently partnered with Mercy Housing California to preserve rare affordable homes for families at Casa San Juan, a community in Oxnard, Calif. Casa San Juan provides affordable housing to people like Elizabeth, who left an abusive relationship after 11 years and found it hard to find a home she could afford for herself and her four children. “When I heard that my application had been accepted, I was so very, very happy. It was one of my happiest days in many years…Without Casa San Juan, I don’t know where I would be. I might be dead. I might be homeless.”

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McArthur Apartments

“Partnerships such as ours with Community Housing Capital benefit communities that are struggling to find safe, affordable housing in such a tight housing market,” said Jason Battista, President of Mercy Loan Fund. “We’re excited to be part of such an ambitious community-building endeavor.”

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Hawthorne Village Apartments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 2/5/2016 Contact: Amelia Laing Content Manager alaing@mercyhousing.org 303-830-3432 Moscow, Idaho— Mercy Loan Fund (MLF), a leading Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), announced that it has partnered with its parent organization, Mercy Housing, Inc. (MHI), one of the nation’s largest developers of and managers of affordable housing, to preserve 55 affordable homes at Hawthorne

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“We’re excited to work with strong partners such as Abode Communities and Mercy Loan Fund on the new Dana Strand IV, which will help to spur the larger redevelopment of the Wilmington community in Los Angeles,” said Cecile Chalifour, Director of the California Region at the Low Income Investment Fund. “

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