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Mercy Loan Fund President Julie Gould signed on to the following letter supporting key CDFI programs: Delays in implementation have cost the CDFI industry two, and possibly three, years of the id=”mce_marker” billion per year available through the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program created in 2010. Join Opportunity Finance Network in urging Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner

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Mercy Loan Fund President Julie Gould signed on to the following letter supporting key CDFI programs: The New Markets Tax Credit expired at the end of 2011. Without Congressional action, distressed markets across America and the institutions that invest private capital in them will be deprived of this critical resource. LETTER TO CONGRESS ON NMTC:

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Mercy Loan Fund, a subsidiary of Mercy Housing Inc., announced today that it has received a $1.45 million financial assistance award from the United States Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund.  The funds will provide financing to affordable housing projects in low-income and distressed communities. Mercy Loan Fund was one of 99 organizations selected

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Mercy Loan Fund, a subsidiary of Mercy Housing Inc., and a joint venture between Forrest General Hospital and Southern Bone and Joint Specialists announced today that nearly two years after receiving a $20 Million allocation of New Market Tax Credit to build a new Orthopedic Institute, the facility is set to be ready for patients

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Mercy Housing is only one of many groups trying to influence Congressional opinions, so it’s not often that we can point to someone increasing their support for housing and community development programs and say “that was definitely us.” As always, this example comes to you courtesy of the hard work in the community that you

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This letter summarizes our recent response to a HUD proposal to engage CDFIs on preserving small, unsubsidized rental projects. “Naturally affordable” multifamily properties of less than 50 units account for a much greater proportion of the affordable housing stock than government-assisted housing. For a mechanism, HUD proposed that GNMA-servicer-certified CDFIs would provide permanent debt for

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Thanks to a $500,000 loan and an extended line of credit from Mercy Loan Fund and the Bon Secours Health System, the Better Housing Coalition in Richmond, Virginia, will be able to expand its development of high-quality, affordable workforce housing in the Blackwell neighborhood more rapidly. With this new funding, more than 60 individuals and

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Thanks to a $1,159,055 loan from Mercy Loan Fund to ROC USA® Capital (ROC USA), 384 low-income residents at Champion Mobile Home Park in Elbridge, New York will continue to have quality, affordable housing.  Champion consists of 170 mobile homes owned by seniors and working families, the majority at or below 80 percent of the

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Mercy Housing featured in February issues of Affordable Housing Finance and Multifamily Executive.

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