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A message from Mercy Housing CEO, Sister Lillian Murphy, RSM Throughout the years, I have met thousands of people in need – and more importantly thousands of people whose lives have been changed because of stable, quality affordable housing. At Mercy Housing, we believe that housing is a means to an end. Not having a

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Tanya Hamilton, a resident of Mercy Housing’s Harold and Margot Schiff Residences, can now return safely home from the grocery store in her wheelchair. This has not always been the case. Previously, cars would challenge residents who tried to cross the road with 40 mile per hour speeds and no stop light in sight. Tanya’s

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Source: Chicago Tribune Torrey Warship had never owned a home — until the mortgage foreclosure crisis. Through a federal program to renovate foreclosed homes, the 34-year-old public works laborer bought his first house in Waukegan for $138,000. He moved his family out of an apartment and into a two-story, two-bedroom, 2 1/2-bath home in a

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Mercy Housing supports the following three Housing and Community Development provisions of the Baucus Tax Extenders Bill (S. 3793) and urges Congress to pass this important, home creating and job saving bill in the 2010 Lame Duck Session.  We ask you to take action with us.  Reach out to your Senators and stress the importance

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Source: 850 KOA As part of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, 850 KOA Radio took the time to profile a few residents and their stories at Mercy Housing Colorado’s Aromor Apartments in Denver. Listen to the segment here.

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Mercy Housing created the Live In Hope Campaign to help fulfill our mission of creating stable, vibrant and healthy communities for families, seniors and people with special needs who lack the economic resources to access quality, safe housing opportunities. The goal of the Live in Hope Campaign is to raise $60,000 for afterschool programming and

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After eight months of searching for an apartment, Vanessa received a phone call from Mercy Housing’s Decatur Place Apartments in Denver.

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Throughout the nation, Mercy Housing is taking action to raise awareness about the ever-growing need for quality affordable multifamily rental housing and stabilized communities.

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On July 19, Mercy Housing Senior Vice President of Community Impact and Investment Julie Gould shared testimony at the first of four public hearings regarding the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). The hearings were held across the country to receive public comments and opinions on whether and how regulations should be revised to better serve the

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By Bill Goldsmith & Cindy Holler A recent news article delineated the factors causing the housing markets in cities like Chicago to continue their decline including the flood of foreclosures, lack of end-financing loans and the rise of unemployment, all of which is leading to supply of single-family housing in excess of homebuyer demand. Several

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