In The News

Providing stable affordable homes to families in need is not easy, but it is a rewarding challenge! It takes teams of experts, a lot of collaboration, strong partnerships, and capital. Many people know that Mercy Housing provides affordable homes with services, but it’s not always common knowledge that we have our own loan fund—Mercy Loan

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EPIC National Real Estate Practice partnered with Mercy Housing for the second year to offer college grants, supporting the bright futures for 14 students nationwide. Three youth residents in the Northwest were each awarded a $3,000 EPIC Educational Support Grant for their hard work and vision — Valentina, in Lynwood; Gerson, in Tacoma; and Esmeralda,

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Gerson, with MHNW property staff — Erin, Nicole and Isabel
Aug 14

Meet Gerson

For Gerson, an affordable place to live connected with educational support has played a transformative role in his life. A 2019 recipient of the EPIC Educational Support Grant, he shared how having encouragement at his Mercy Housing home in Tacoma to pursue his goals has been so meaningful. Gerson’s family has resided at Mercy Housing

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Los Angeles — Today, the Los Angeles City Planning Commission voted to approve a proposal from Mercy Housing California to build 54 units of permanent supportive housing for seniors currently experiencing homelessness in Sherman Oaks. Today’s vote was the final approval needed to allow this permanent supportive housing project, championed by Councilmember David Ryu, to

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kid in firefighter helmet smiling

A sense of community is priceless. Knowing that you belong in your neighborhood provides confidence and comfort where you need it most—home. Tuesday, August 6 was National Night Out. It’s a night dedicated to kids and community members getting to know local police, EMTs, and firefighters. Those that serve our communities through emergency services, visit

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After a two-year renovation, Holly Park Apartments has reopened with improvements for low-income families in need. The Holly Park Ribbon Cutting is free to attend and is a historic event for Commerce City housing. Location: 5524 E 60th Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 Event Time: Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 9 – 10 a.m. DENVER, CO

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Mercy Housing Northwest has teamed up with Tacoma, WA-based artist Kenji Stoll to install a mural on the north facade of the Mount Baker Family Housing and Resource Center, which will be opening in the Spring of 2020. Kenji sat down with us to talk about how he became a muralist, what inspired him to

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Rendering of lotus mural on building

In September, Mercy Housing Northwest is excited to begin its installation of a beautiful mural on the north façade of the Mount Baker Family Housing and Resource Center, located at 2870 S. Hanford St. in Seattle. Visually inspired by lotus ponds, the mural is another contribution to the emerging arts district in Mount Baker, led

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If you passed by the Mount Baker light rail station in the last six months, chances are you have seen the new building at the intersections of Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Rainier Avenue and S. Hanford Street. Mercy Housing Northwest is building the Mount Baker Family Housing and Resource Center, which will provide 95

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A Denver-based Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) preserves Grace Apartments, affordable homes for refugee families in need. DENVER, CO — As Colorado’s capital continues struggling to keep up with the need for affordable housing, Mercy Loan Fund (MLF) is working toward a solution—providing a $2MM loan to Mercy Housing Mountain Plains (MHMP) to preserve greatly-needed

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