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This summer, Mercy Housing is piloting a new style of resident engagement called Community Connect at six communities in the Sacramento area

This summer, Mercy Housing is piloting a new style of resident engagement called Community Connect at six communities in the Sacramento area. These monthly gatherings mark a cultural shift away from ‘town hall’ style meetings led by staff to connection-building group activities guided by resident leadership, interests, and concerns. The structure of these get-togethers is

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7th and Mission will have 258 homes for formerly homeless individuals

As one of the leading affordable housing developers in the country, Mercy Housing is continually seeking ways to reduce the time and cost it takes to build affordable housing. After researching the potential benefits of various new technologies and approaches, MHC decides to focus initially on modular housing. Instead of building each story only after

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Wintrust Financial executive and Mercy Housing Lakefront resident join 16-member board supporting Mercy’s mission of providing affordable, service-enriched housing to more than 8,000 residents. CHICAGO – Mercy Housing Lakefront, a nonprofit that owns and operates 52 affordable housing properties in the Chicagoland area, Southern Illinois, Southeastern Wisconsin and Central Indiana, today announced that its Board

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students in class at grace

The U.S. has a long history of accepting, helping, and learning from refugees. Mercy Housing follows this tradition. Grace Apartments in Colorado is dedicated to refugees and immigrants, primarily from Asian countries like Bhutan, Nepal, and Burma. As a family property, the majority of these households work and are doing their best to make end

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Jane Graf, Mercy Housing’s President & CEO, is retiring—Mercy Housing is the largest affordable housing nonprofit and with a presence in 41 states, their role in addressing the affordable housing crisis is pivotal.   Graf has announced her plan to retire in 2020 following a 32-year career with Mercy Housing—headquartered in Denver,CO. She came from

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155 income-restricted rental units to be developed at two separate sites along future Bus Rapid Transit corridor Denver Economic Development & Opportunity (DEDO) has selected two nonprofit development partners that combined are projected to build 155 income-restricted rental units on the East Colfax corridor. The selection results from a request for proposals, issued in late

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Mountain Plains EPIC Scholarship Winner: Ashley

At the young age of 16 and after months of struggling, Ashley was diagnosed with endometriosis by a local physician in her hometown of Kaysville, Utah. Although prescription medication helped Ashley manage the painful symptoms of the disorder, after just a couple years of treatment she had become addicted to her medication. Dependent on a

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Villa de Vida breaking ground with shovels

Adults with developmental disabilities will have new opportunities for independence thanks to a partnership between Mercy Housing California and Villa de Vida, Inc. The two nonprofit organizations broke ground May 28 on Villa de Vida, a new housing community with 54 apartments in Poway, California. Villa de Vida is designed to address the growing need

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Collage of MAAP students touring

Over spring break, 15 students in the Mercy Academic Achievement Program (MAAP) took an epic journey to Los Angeles to tour the UCLA Campus and visit the Museum of Tolerance. MAAP is a middle school program that increases higher education opportunities for young people living in Marina Vista and Alder Grove. Sacramento-based staff Felicia and

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1491 Sunnydale Avenue is currently under construction and will provide studio, one, two and three bedroom apartment homes as part of the Sunnydale redevelopment project.  The community will have 55 total units with the majority of the apartments designated for the relocation of existing Sunnydale residents.  13 affordable apartments will be available to the general

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