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How do you save money while improving quality of life? Most people’s first answer wouldn’t be ‘efficient energy use and water-saving upgrades.’ Though it’s a mouthful, these sustainability measures are transforming the lives of families in need. Not Just a Luxury Anymore For far too long sustainable building and energy use was seen as a

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Keep Your Home Cool and Green This Summer

Not one location in the U.S. can expect a cooler-than-average summer this year, according to the National Weather Service. The latest forecast is calling for hotter-than-usual weather, especially along the east and west coasts and the southern U.S. Here are five tips for beating the heat this summer: Block out the sun. Keeping the shades

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We have submitted a public comment in opposition to HUD’s proposed mixed-status rule that could cause over 100,000 people to be evicted from their homes, including more than 55,000 children who are U.S. citizens or have legal status. HUD argues that the proposed rule is necessary to address long wait lists for housing assistance, while

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Khatira’s Story

Immigration. It’s a powerful word that is charged with a myriad of different meanings and emotions. In the debate over how America handles its immigration, this word has become a source of political posturing and painted with broad strokes by the media. Too often, the personal stories of those who immigrate are never heard and

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A healthy life shouldn’t be a luxury. Unfortunately, for too many people that earn low incomes, a healthy lifestyle can be hard to come by. To eat well and exercise, it takes a little extra time and money—the things that families, seniors, and veterans in need don’t always have in surplus. Mercy Housing and many

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Guest blog by Amelie G. Ramirez, DrPH, Director, Salud America!, UT Health San Antonio Latinos lack access to affordable housing. But policies and practices are emerging to create affordable housing and keep renters in their homes, which can boost Latino health equity. Where you live is linked to how healthy you are. Sadly, U.S. Latino

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May is National Health and Wellness month, and Mercy Housing’s home office joined the Denver, Colorado community in the Colfax Marathon relay this past weekend. We thank everyone that participated. It was wonderful to see so many people, organizations, and the City of Denver come together for the state’s largest marathon. Exercising with friends, fellow

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Mercy Housing is committed to increasing energy efficiency across our entire portfolio

Mercy Housing is committed to increasing energy efficiency across our entire portfolio, reducing waste and consumption, and creating a healthier environment for residents. We make energy efficiency a priority because it is a vehicle for housing preservation, it supports residents’ needs, and it is our contribution toward the climate change crisis. Energy efficiency is a

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Home is Just The Beginning Gala

Our Home is Just the Beginning Gala last month raised over $275,000 that will directly fund youth programming in California. Take a look at all of the wonderful photos of the Gala. We are so grateful to the 370 attendees who came out on a Thursday night to support our mission to create stable, vibrant,

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Demolition Begins at Sunnydale

This month, wrecking crews began to knock down the worn-out barrack style structures that have been home to Sunnydale residents for over 75 years. These buildings, which were meant to be temporary housing for war workers in the 1940s, have long been in desperate need of replacement. Now, after years of planning and collaboration with

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