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New Partnership Helps Mercy Housing Residents Save Money
Today, San Francisco-based nonprofit EARN, the nation’s leading microsavings provider, announced the launch of a transformative partnership designed to increase financial stability and emergency savings of families living across the United States. EARN is partnering with seven major U.S. housing organizations to promote saving in nine states across the country. With a combined reach of … Continue reading
Thursday, September 14, 2017 8:00:09 AM

Mercy Housing Makes Affordable Housing Green Through Energy and Water Efficiency Upgrades
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Amelia Laing Content Manager 303-830-3432 alaing@mercyhousing.org San Francisco, CA—Mercy Housing, the largest affordable housing nonprofit in the country, announced today that it has upgraded six of its California properties with efficiency measures that will reduce the amount of energy and water consumed in the buildings. The upgrades were supported by Mercy … Continue reading
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 10:05:09 AM

BCER Group and Wish for Wheels Partner to Bring Bikes to Mercy Housing Children
Thanks to the BCER Group and Wish for Wheels, two Colorado organizations, dozens of children living at Parkside Apartments in Denver, Colorado now have bikes! On August 11, 2017, BCER Engineering, a Colorado-based engineering firm, partnered with Wish for Wheels, a nonprofit that gives bikes to kids from low-income families, to build 25 bikes for the … Continue reading
Tuesday, September 05, 2017 4:27:20 PM

New 70-Unit Affordable Housing Development in Kankakee Slated for December Opening; Unique Partnership Between Mercy Housing Lakefront and Presence Health Will Feature an On-Site Health and Wellness Clinic Serving Residents and the Community
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: David Pickard (708) 434-5006 david@wilksgrp.com CHICAGO, IL (August 28, 2017) – Mercy Housing Lakefront announced today that it will begin accepting applications on September 5, 2017 for River Station Senior Apartments, a 70-unit affordable housing development in Kankakee designed for low-to-moderate-income seniors. Part of a broad community revitalization strategy in a … Continue reading
Friday, August 25, 2017 10:00:28 AM

A Letter from Jane Graf to Mercy Housing Employees
Dear Colleagues, The events in Charlottesville, Virginia last Saturday are a national tragedy. They have left many feeling despair and hopelessness. I have been reluctant to speak out for one reason: I struggle to know what to say. Like many of you, I was horrified by this display of hate, racism, and anti-Semitism and have … Continue reading
Monday, August 21, 2017 4:44:20 PM

Healthcare sector must invest in housing to improve health of most vulnerable
As Congress grapples with the future of healthcare, politicians, advocates, and others would do well to take a page from a recent report published by Mercy Housing and the Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF), titled “Innovative Models In Health and Housing.” The report, prepared for the Kresge Foundation and the California Endowment, profiles nine case … Continue reading
Thursday, August 10, 2017 10:14:30 AM

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