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If you were given a blank canvas and a drawer full of colored pencils and paints, what would you make? Would you use all the colors? Or stick to just a few? For senior residents at Linbrook Court in Anaheim, California, art has become a way for them to express their thoughts and feelings. It

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We didn’t think twice when Mercy Housing Northwest resident, Sandra asked if she could share a story about how a community partnership has impacted her life. We are honored with the opportunity to now share this story with you. “My name is Sandra. I am 74 years old. I live in New Tacoma Senior Apartments

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“Here [in America] we’ve built anew, new friends and new memories and new everything, but we still have shared backgrounds and sometimes we remember these things together.” – Selma Originally from Baghdad, Selma has lived at Marian Park Apartments in Wheaton for the past seven years. Marian Park is a multilingual community where residents speak

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Built using modular construction technology, the new Skid Row-area permanent supportive housing community provides 93 affordable homes for people experiencing homelessness, as well as free onsite services designed to promote stability and wellness. At the Corner of Sixth and San Julian Streets  Officials, residents, and many valued community partners gathered with nonprofit affordable housing developer

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4/30/2024

A Spirit of Caring

Mercy Housing holds a special place in the hearts of AvalonBay Communities, especially for the Vice President of Development at AvalonBay, Todd Nicotra, and Kate Munoz, AvalonBay’s Senior Development Coordinator. “I love that you help people in so many different ways,” Kate recently shared. “It’s not just like, ‘ok, here’s a roof over your head,’

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Located in Landmark Homes’ New Neighborhood Development, Northfield Commons offers comprehensive onsite resident services and convenient access to nearby amenities. April 23, 2024– Mercy Housing, Inc., the nation’s largest affordable housing nonprofit, headquartered in Denver, CO., celebrated the grand opening of its newest affordable housing community, Northfield Commons. Located just five minutes from downtown Fort

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4/12/2024

Talema's Story

Talema has been a caregiver for most of her life. “I helped raise my sister so my mom could work, and then I helped raise the other two [siblings].” Later, she became a mother of two children, a daughter and a son with autism. When her children were young, her then-boyfriend became physically and emotionally

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Mercy Housing’s Sustainability Team strives to reduce the environmental impacts on our communities through various projects that enhance energy and water efficiency, and by installing rooftop solar panels. We are proud to highlight the national impact these projects have on reducing energy and carbon consumption across Mercy Housing’s communities, but there is another impact worth

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Bringing financial education to Mercy Housing communities isn’t just for adults. Recently, Mercy Housing Mountain Plains (MHMP) and community partner the Young Americans Bank joined together to offer an entrepreneurial program for youth residents in grades six through twelve. From developing a business idea to marketing and selling a real product, 26 kids from Utah

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Mercy Housing Southeast is proud to be part of an important partnership to redevelop a 1950s-era apartment complex in the historic Old Fourth Ward, one of Atlanta’s fastest gentrifying neighborhoods where increasing property values risk forcing long-time residents out of their homes. Built in 1951, the existing 58 uninsulated cinderblock apartments will be replaced with

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