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Earth Day Drawing Contest
This month, the Mercy Housing National office hosted an Earth Day drawing contest that was open to residents from all regions across the country. Residents were asked to create a picture of what Earth Day means to them. Here are just a few of the drawings we’d like to share from our many talented artists … Continue reading
Friday, April 20, 2018 10:02:19 AM

Mercy Housing Northwest and University of Washington go green!
Today we celebrate Earth Day and are reminded that collectively, we must all do our part to protect the environment, starting with the communities in which we live. Most recently, Mercy Housing Northwest (MHNW) has partnered with University of Washington’s Evans School of Public Policy & Governance to develop an innovative program for environmental sustainability … Continue reading
Friday, April 20, 2018 10:01:26 AM

Savings the Green Way
Over the past few years, Mercy Housing worked with Energy Outreach Colorado (EOC) to implement energy-efficiency improvements in common areas and in apartments at six Colorado properties. Upgrades included energy-efficient lighting, refrigerators, hot water heating systems, HVAC systems, space insulation, pipe insulation, and low-flow showerheads and aerators. These properties combined have saved more than $75,000 in … Continue reading
Monday, April 16, 2018 3:53:59 PM

Rewarding Retrofits
Mile High Youth Corps (MHYC) hires and trains young people to install and retrofit low-income homes with energy efficiency devices like low-flow showerheads, high-efficiency toilets, fluorescent light bulbs, and much more. This program helps Mercy Housing properties conserve resources while teaching the next generation of community leaders responsibility, environmental stewardship, and is an opportunity to … Continue reading
Monday, April 09, 2018 4:33:55 PM

Groundbreaking Energy Improvements
Mercy Housing teamed with Affordable Community Energy Services Company (ACE) to perform comprehensive energy efficiency and water conservation projects for most of Mercy Housing California’s properties. Teaming with ACE will allow us to perform about $6.3 million of energy and water retrofit improvements for 6,500 affordable homes. “This project is groundbreaking in a number of … Continue reading
Monday, April 09, 2018 4:23:47 PM

Health & Housing
This Saturday April 7th marks World Health Day, which was started by the World Health Organization in 1950. Mercy Housing is keenly aware of the relationship between health and housing. When people have a safe, clean, and affordable living space, their physical and mental health thrives. We implement and measure healthcare programming through our resident services … Continue reading
Thursday, April 05, 2018 4:40:43 PM

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