In The News

Many people across the U.S. find the process of filing taxes confusing and time-consuming. For Emerald City Commons and Columbia City Station residents, many of whom are new immigrants with language barriers from East Africa, Southeast Asia, and Latin countries, the thought of completing taxes for the first time is a daunting feat. This is

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Mercy Housing Northwest recently received a $536,798 award from Healthier Here, a local nonprofit. The grant will help launch an innovative resident and wellness initiative addressing the historic inequities experienced by low-income and BIPOC communities by introducing a model that centers on behavioral health in programming and training, while supporting residents and staff across King

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Mural for Rosa Franklin Place

In 2021, Mercy Rosa Franklin Place opened in the Hilltop neighborhood of Tacoma. Impressed with Jeremy’s work, Mercy Housing Northwest commissioned a mural to represent the historic Hilltop neighborhood. As a child, Jeremy Gregory’s mother nurtured his love of art to keep him close. Those doodles and coloring projects grew into a deep love of

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In 2021, 1,234 Mercy Housing Northwest households accessed food assistance programs. As the pandemic stretched into a second year, we worked with residents and community partners to to increase access to food for families. Some of those community partners included local food banks in the Boise, Bellingham, Seattle, and Tacoma areas. We also partnered with

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 13. 2022 Contact: Amy Besunder | Bellwether Housing | abesunder@bellwetherhousing.org or 206-718-5235 Nathan Box | Mercy Housing Northwest | nathan.box@mercyhousing.org or 206-602-3488 SEATTLE — Bellwether Housing and Mercy Housing Northwest will celebrate the opening of Cedar Crossing, their new 254-apartment affordable housing development at 6600 Roosevelt Way NE, this Wednesday, September

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Mercy PeaceHealth Family is now Columbia Heights Mercy Housing Northwest and PeaceHealth celebrated the grand opening of Columbia Heights, an affordable housing community, on August 24, 2022. Located at 408 Northeast 93rd Avenue, Columbia Heights provides 69 affordable homes for families in Vancouver, Washington. The property features a spacious community room with a kitchen, computer

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The 2022 Special Olympics Games were held in Orlando, FL., in June and brought together over 5,500 athletes, partners, and coaches from all 50 states to compete in 19 sports in front of nearly 125,000 spectators. Among the thousands of athletes was Mercy Housing Northwest resident Larry. Going for Gold  Larry, a resident at Villa

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A photo of Millworks land at sunset

Mercy Housing Northwest continues its work of addressing the housing affordability crisis with Millworks Family Housing, in Bellingham, WA. Featuring 83 apartment homes, 10% of which will be reserved for families exiting homelessness, this new community will expand Mercy Housing Northwest’s footprint in Bellingham Working with the Department of Ecology and Port of Bellingham, Millworks

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As COVID-19 began spreading across the country, our lives fundamentally changed. Residents of Mercy Housing Northwest weren’t immune to these new complications. Since the beginning of the pandemic, MHNW has been committed to supporting residents and the pandemic was no different. We adjusted our services and programming while supporting residents to cope with the dramatic

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a poster for Ukraine with photos of residents and the title "Sending our love"

Evergreen Vista I & II serves families in East Olympia, WA. Together, these two communities feature 155 units of affordable housing with set aside for families exiting homelessness or other special needs. At the heart of this community, sits the Evergreen Vista Community Center. This beautiful space serves as a gathering and after-school space for

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