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Expanding south to Vancouver, WA

Mercy Housing Northwest (MHNW) is launching a new partnership with PeaceHealth and expanding our reach down south with a brand new project in Vancouver, WA. Communities are in dire need of affordable housing, with a third of low-wage working households spending more than half of their incomes on housing costs. We will create 70 affordable

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Father and son at MHNW Power of Home breakfast 2019

The 2019 10th Anniversary Power of Home Breakfast was a record-breaking event! This year’s event explored the importance of Housing as a platform for education and equity, with Keynote Speaker Clint Smith, Educator and Author of ‘Counting Descent’ and Co-host of the podcast, ‘Justice in America’. Having access to onsite after-school programs and educational resources

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Rolando G. Graduation Speech

Your support allows Mercy Housing residents to achieve greatness. A stable home and community made a monumental difference for Rolando, a Sterling Meadow’s resident. His inspirational graduation speech inspired us so much that we had to share it with you. As we enter a new school year, everyone at Mercy Housing is keeping Rolando’s words

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EPIC National Real Estate Practice partnered with Mercy Housing for the second year to offer college grants, supporting the bright futures for 14 students nationwide. Three youth residents in the Northwest were each awarded a $3,000 EPIC Educational Support Grant for their hard work and vision — Valentina, in Lynwood; Gerson, in Tacoma; and Esmeralda,

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Gerson, with MHNW property staff — Erin, Nicole and Isabel
Aug 14

Meet Gerson

For Gerson, an affordable place to live connected with educational support has played a transformative role in his life. A 2019 recipient of the EPIC Educational Support Grant, he shared how having encouragement at his Mercy Housing home in Tacoma to pursue his goals has been so meaningful. Gerson’s family has resided at Mercy Housing

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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 Gardner House and Allen Family 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 select a

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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 Gardner House and Allen Family 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 by

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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 Gardner House and Allen Family Center, which will provide 95 units

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Northeast Seattle Living Magazine published this great story about our newest community, Mercy Magnuson Place, which will be celebrating its Grand Opening August 10. “After sitting vacant and deteriorating for 20 years, the former US Naval Barracks at Magnuson Park is poised to take on a new life and a special purpose in our community

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Renee and her daughters at Seahawks game

Mercy Housing Northwest was proud to partner with the Seattle Seahawks and Vulcan Inc. for the December 2018 Home Field Advantage Campaign! Thanks to a $20K match from the Seattle Seahawks, the campaign raised nearly $52K towards creating a Family Resource Center in Seattle that will provide a safe and convenient place for parents and

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