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On July 7th, the Obama Administration announced a new initiative to increase access to solar energy for all Americans, in particular low- and moderate-income communities. The announcement comes as the solar energy industry experiences remarkable growth; last year the United States brought online as much solar energy every three weeks as it did in all

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The only federal block grant used exclusively to build affordable housing for people with low incomes might be virtually eliminated if the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) and Related Agencies funding bill passes. The bill financially guts the 25 year-old HOME Investment Partnerships Program by cutting its funding to just

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Terrie Hubert had never knit before the White Rock Village knitting team started knitting caps for newborns and cancer patients. That did not stop her from learning a new skill. “I was excited and encouraged to do it,” she said. “I was giggled to see what the outcome would be.’” Eight months later she has

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Lincoln, Nebraska (5/22/2015)— Mercy Housing Midwest is proud to participate in this year’s Give To Lincoln Day, a 24 hour day of giving on Thursday, May 28, 2015. It is a day for everyone in Lincoln to come together and show support for local nonprofit organizations that contribute so much to the great city of

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Sheela Jivan 415-355-7109 shejivan@mercyhousing.org San Francisco (5/18/2015)— Mercy Housing and the Providence Foundation are pleased to announce that one of their properties, Bayview Hill Gardens in San Francisco, Calif., has been named the recipient of the American Institute of Architect’s (AIA) prestigious Housing Award. The Housing Award recognizes the best in

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Omaha, Nebraska (5/13/2015)— Mercy Housing Midwest is proud to participate in this year’s Omaha Gives Day, a 24 hour charitable challenge organized by the Omaha Community Foundation. The online giving holiday will take place May 20 from midnight to midnight and is designed to raise as much money as possible for local

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 8, 2015 Contact: Mercy Housing: Barbara Schor bschor@mercyhousing.org 916.612.4245 (cell) 916.330.3356 (work) SAN FRANCISCO, CA – On Wednesday, May 6, nearly one hundred guests, including city and county elected officials and other project funders, celebrated the official opening of Mercy Housing California’s newest Bay Area property, 1180 Fourth Street in San

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When completed, the new Bill Sorro Community will include affordable housing for families, as well as for low-income families and adults with developmental disabilities SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Mercy Housing California (MHC) announces that construction has begun on a nine-story structure at 200 Sixth Street, at the corner of Howard Street. It is the site

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On Arizona Gives Day, Support the Work of Mercy Housing Gilbert, Arizona (4/2/2015) — Give back to your community by supporting Mercy Housing Southwest on Arizona Gives Day, April 7, 2015. Arizona Gives Day is a powerful 24 hour online giving experience that unites Arizonans around causes they believe in. By directing your donation to

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Mercy Loan Fund President Appointed Denver, Colorado (03/19/15) – Mercy Loan Fund (MLF) is pleased to announce that Jason Battista will be appointed as President of the Loan Fund on May 1, 2015. Jason joined Mercy Loan Fund in 2009 and since then has proven his ability to balance the mission

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