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Housing Providers Council

We are less than two months away from Election Day, and there is much that can be done to boost voter registration and turnout among low-income renters. The National Low Income Housing Coalition has been engaged through the Our Homes, Our Votes 2020 campaign that provides tools and resources to housing organizations like ours who

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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release:  September 9, 2020 Contact:  Kate Peterson | 303.830.3443 |  kpeterson@mercyhousing.org With a $685K predevelopment loan, Mercy Community Capital will finance Villa Pacifica, affordable homes for families in Mayaguez. SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO—Torrado Development (Torrado) will help develop 43 single-family homes for participants in the ‘Community Development Block Grant—Disaster Recovery’ program

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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release:  September 10, 2020 Contact:  Kate Peterson | 303.830.3443 |  kpeterson@mercyhousing.org Mercy Community Capital reached this milestone translating into 10x leverage factor over their more than three-decades-long history. DENVER—This landmark accomplishment comes at a prolific time in U.S. affordable housing history. As one of the nation’s most trusted and established CDFIs,

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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release: September 4, 2020 Contact: Kate Peterson | 303.830.3443 | kpeterson@mercyhousing.org Funding to support onsite services for affordable housing residents with low incomes, marks the 32nd year Bank of America Foundation has partnered with Mercy Housing to help people in need — with so many experiencing hardships due to the pandemic,

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Experiencing poverty isn’t good for a students’ education… this might sound obvious but poverty and education are treated as two entirely separate issues all too often—they’re not. Poverty is a complex issue, but education is an easy way for you to get involved and help your community with this issue. Here are nine reasons why

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supporters and residents of mercy housing

By James Alexander, President, Mercy Housing Southeast Unstable, insecure, frightened are words I have heard often over the past months from family and friends. It feels we are one bad headline, week, or month, away from losing our health, job, housing, savings, or the ability to protect the ones we love. And it seems there

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Lunden
Sep 02

A New Chapter

Lunden overcame homelessness and health problems to rekindle his relationship with his family. If there’s anything Lunden has learned in the past few years, he says, it’s “just try your best, put your faith in God if you’re a religious person. Once you’ve hit the bottom, you’ve got nowhere to go but up.” Lunden has

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With the support of the Walmart Foundation, St. Catherine Residence partnered with the Women’s Club of Wisconsin to provide 472 pre-packaged meals and with Jennaro Brothers to provide 1,700 pounds of fruit and vegetables.

Across Mercy Housing Lakefront communities, we have continued to provide support and assistance to residents facing difficulties during the pandemic. We are so grateful for our partners who have assisted us in supporting Wisconsin residents, and we are happy to highlight partnerships that provide emergency assistance for residents and property staff. We thank all partners,

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Sep 02

Lucky in Life

Harold’s hope got him through war, and now he enjoys health and happiness at his Mercy Housing home. Harold, an 83-year-old resident of Assisi Homes of Kenosha, says the clear theme of his life has been good fortune: “I’ve been a lucky person all the way along.” One example of this can be seen in

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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release:  August 26, 2020 Contact: Kate Peterson | 303.830.3443 | kpeterson@mercyhousing.org Two-Year Study Seeks to Prevent and Mitigate Social Isolation DENVER — Mercy Housing, the nation’s leading affordable housing nonprofit, launched a two-year collaboration with The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine to study the prevalence and potential drivers of social

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