In The News

Late in 2014, the city of Atlanta was searching for a strong non-profit partner to take on the ownership and operations of a 100 unit senior property in the Lakewood section of Atlanta.  Lakewood is on the east side of central Atlanta, south of Georgia State University and north of Hartsfield-Jackson Airport.  In the early

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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) The transformation of the former Strathmore Estates area on Pennsylvania Avenue is one step closer towards completion.Ground has been broken and construction is ready to begin for the fifth and final phase of the Savannah Gardens community.76 more rental homes will be available in that final phase. That will bring the number

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Mercy Housing Southeast’s Savannah Gardens was featured on WTOC in Savannah — Check it out below! http://www.wtoc.com/clip/10670095/new-affordable-housing-complex-to-open-on-pennsylvania-avenue New affordable housing complex to open on Pennsylvania Avenue By Alyssa Hyman An area on Savannah’s east side once known for crime and substandard housing is transforming into a brand new affordable housing complex. Savannah Gardens has finally

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For many who come to Mercy Housing, our services are not a hand out, but a hand up. Falicia, a former resident of Heritage Corner Apartments in Savannah, Georgia never lost sight of her ultimate dream: having a home for herself and her little boy, Jacoby. Falicia and Jacoby moved to Heritage Corner Apartments in

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Johnnie Dickerson credits Mercy Housing for saving his life. Literally. Johnnie is a retired 67-yearold who resides at Mercy Housing’s The Atrium at Collegetown in Atlanta. Every Monday, Dr. Ayanna Buckner from Morehouse School of Medicine stops by Johnnie’s home for a check-up. On one particular cold, December Monday, Dr. Buckner noted something of concern

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According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Americans age 55 and older number 60 million today. By 2030, the aging of baby boomers will boost this group to 107.6 million – 31 percent of the population. Adults entering retirement are expected to both live longer and have the desire to live more independently than earlier generations. Yet, as the mid-life stage approaches,

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Wells Fargo is helping Savannah Gardens residents achieve a goal that many people have – to get in control of their finances. Mercy Housing provides free, onsite programs to help residents improve their lives, in areas including financial literacy and economic development.  Wells Fargo has given $5,000 to support that work so that Savannah Gardens’

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Community Matters Newsletter – Fall 2012 Mercy Housing Southeast is the Winner of the Affordable Housing Finance Readers’ Choice Award in the Best Master-Planned/Mix-Use category! Originally built in 1943 to house employees of the Southeastern Shipbuilding Corp., the Strathmore Estates complex in the Savannah Gardens community of Savannah, Ga., was meant to be dismantled after

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Community Matters Newsletter – Fall 2012 Summer was certainly a busy time for Mercy Housing Southeast, seeing three, new affordable senior communities celebrating grand openings in July and August. Mercy Housing welcomed home new residents to Etowah Terrace in Rome, Georgia; Antioch Villas and Gardens in Stone Mountain, Georgia; and the Arbors at Ellington in

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Community Matters Newsletter – Fall 2012 The residents of Mercy Place Belmont in North Carolina have made some unlikely friends. Each month, a gaggle of giggly 8-year olds from a local boy’s bible study group visit the property and the seniors who call Mercy Place, home, for fun-filled activities and lots of laughs. “In February,

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