Mercy Housing’s Response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
Mercy Housing is committed to supporting communities, residents, and employees’ health to slow the spread of the coronavirus. This is an anxious time for everyone. Thank you for your ongoing attention to this important matter and for your support of each other as we work through this together to keep our communities healthy. Mercy Housing is taking the following steps to ensure the health of communities and the continued service and operations of our organization:
- We are focused on the health and safety of staff and residents. In accordance with the direction of local governments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, we are following protocols for social distancing and isolation among staff, residents, and visitors.
- Properties are operating because affordable housing is essential, however, activities are limited to essentials related to cleaning, health, and food security.
- Staff are focused on supporting residents through wellness checks, assessing needs such as food and trying to help people cope with fear and anxiety.
- Regional and National Business offices are closed and staff are working remotely.
How you can help
As many residents are experiencing hardships and don’t have safety nets or resources to pull from during these turbulent times, we have set up a relief fund to help support residents with food insecurity and other related issues. Together, we will get through this and can make a difference.
Information for Mercy Housing Residents
If you are a Mercy Housing community resident and think that you or someone you know has the coronavirus, please follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s instructions.Answers to Common Questions
Open for Business
Many Mercy Housing communities also house nonprofit and retail businesses. Many of these essential businesses are still open during stay-at-home orders. Use the map below to find out how you can support these Mercy Housing partners during the pandemic.