In The News

Poverty affects more people in the U.S. than some might think. When people can’t get regular meals or healthy food it hurts their lives in so many ways. Here are three tough decisions that people experiencing poverty have to make daily. 1. Medicine or Food The average U.S. citizen spends roughly $100 a month on

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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release:  January 9, 2020 Contact:    Kate Peterson | 303.830.3443 | kpeterson@mercyhousing.org Mercy Community Capital is a leading Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), and they’ve changed their name, but the mission remains—to work nationally with socially responsible affordable housing and community developers, providing innovative financing arrangements for creditworthy projects where conventional financing

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Mercy Loan Fund has changed its name to  Mercy Community Capital (MCC) Why the Name Change? The name change reflects Mercy Community Capital’s (MCC) expanding business activities and the larger focus of providing catalytic capital where dollars make affordable housing deals possible. The name is being updated in concert with our new 2020-2024 Business Plan

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Tonight, on the first night of winter, please remember those who suffer because they have no home.
Dec 21

Sleep Where?

It’s horrible for a person to sleep in a place as cold as a refrigerator, but around half a million people in the U.S. are doing that tonight and it’s not by choice. It’s Longest Night of The Year December 21 is the longest night of the year and according to the National Centers for

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Projects Community Connections, Inc. and Mercy Housing Southeast are partnering to support the city’s efforts to revitalize a historic neighborhood.    For Immediate Release:  December 19, 2019 Contact:   Beth Haynes | 470.639.1315 | Beth.Haynes@mercyhousing.org ATLANTA – A mixed-use development, Thrive Sweet Auburn, which will include 117 affordable housing units and commercial space is coming

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homeless shelter

Shelter! Food, clothing, and shelter are what all people need to survive, right? Mercy Housing thinks so and we’re celebrating Human Rights Day because our work is a daily pursuit of human rights for the people that need it most. In this video, our President & CEO, Jane Graf’s story offers an interesting look at

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child hugging her mother
Dec 03

Who's First?

People are first — when speaking about people living with disabilities, it’s key to refer to them as people first. This may sound obvious to many, but it’s especially close to our hearts at Mercy Housing. We serve thousands of people living with disabilities, and that’s why we’re honoring National Disability Day. This is just

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SAN FRANCISCO – The Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF), National Affordable Housing Trust (NAHT), Calvert Impact Capital and Mercy Loan Fund (MLF) have partnered to provide capital for the second phase of the $100 million Fund to Preserve Affordable Communities (FPAC) aimed at protecting affordable housing for low-income families across the nation. The partnership will

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Mercy Loan Fund provided a land acquisition loan to Community Access for Baez Place Apartments, where 163 units of affordable homes will serve people who have experienced homelessness and those living with serious mental illness. NEW YORK—Mercy Loan Fund (MLF), a national Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), is working with Community Access (CA) to help

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Denver, CO—Mercy Community Capital (fka Mercy Loan Fund) (MCC), a subsidiary of Mercy Housing and a leading Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), announced today that it has received a CDFI Financial Assistance (FA) program award of $799,000 from the United States Treasury’s CDFI Fund. MCC is one of 284 CDFIs to receive a part of

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