In The News

I am very pleased to announce that Ismael Guerrero has assumed his role as Mercy Housing’s President and CEO, effective today. As way of introduction, I invite you to watch the short video below: After an exhaustive national search, we knew that there was no better person to lead Mercy Housing than Ismael. His visionary

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person carrying pride flag in front of government building

For 51 years Pride Month has been a celebration of the LGBTQ+ community’s fight to get the love, acceptance, and equality they deserve. Even though Pride celebrations across the country have been canceled due to COVID-19, we do have something big to celebrate this month. On June 17, 2020, the Supreme Court ruled in Bostock

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Jane Graf, Mercy Housing’s President & CEO, is retiring, so we sat down with her to chat about her career. It offers an insightful look at Mercy Housing, the affordable housing industry, and what it means to be a leader. 1. How did you get into affordable housing? I understood early on that affordable housing

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A Virtual Event for a Real Cause

Home/Maker 2020 went virtual! With all in-person gatherings canceled and safer-at-home protocols in effect, we took our annual Home/Maker exhibit online this year. All Mercy Housing residents, staff, and volunteers thank everyone that participated in the event, and we offer a very special thanks to those that purchased art. Guests took advantage of three days

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Page Commons is Feeling the Love

Seniors are the most vulnerable populations when it comes to the coronavirus pandemic. Although stay-at-home protocols have loosened, seniors across the nation are being asked to remain at home for their safety, creating continued stress and anxiety. Thanks to the amazing support from one Arizona community, residents at Page Commons are feeling the love. Melanie,

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Many families have it tough right now and making sure there’s enough food on the table is harder than ever before. In the face of a pandemic, Mercy Housing communities are facing these hurdles with teamwork and hope.

Over the last several months, millions of Americans have lost their jobs and are reeling from a total loss of income. Those who call Mercy Housing home are no exception. In fact, many Mercy Housing residents are some of the most vulnerable to the effects of these unprecedented times. But through the darkness, and with

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Jun 19

Juneteenth

Today, we celebrate Juneteenth — the holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. Also known as Emancipation Day, Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865 when slaves in Galveston, Texas were the last to be told of their freedom, almost two years after President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. Sadly, much of the country

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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release:  June 8, 2020 Contact:    Kate Peterson | 303.830.3443 | kpeterson@mercyhousing.org Mercy Housing becomes first national multifamily housing organization to achieve portfolio-wide savings’ goal DENVER – Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) have recognized Mercy Housing for achieving its energy

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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release:  May 18, 2020 Contact:    Kate Peterson | 303.830.3443 | kpeterson@mercyhousing.org With two loans, one in Sherman and the other in Long Beach, seniors with low incomes will receive stable housing with essential services at a crucial time for the city. LOS ANGELES—Mercy Community Capital’s (MCC) loans in LA will provide

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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release:  June 2, 2020 Contact:  Kate Peterson | 303.830.3443 |  kpeterson@mercyhousing.org With three loans, Mercy Community Capital will help create greatly needed affordable housing with services—supporting families with low incomes at a critical time for people with low incomes. DENVER— As a leading Community Development Financial Institution, Mercy Community Capital (MCC)

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