In The News

Thanks to many philanthropic and project partners, Mercy Housing Lakefront and Mercy Portfolio Services built or preserved 1,583 affordable homes, sustained 3,564 jobs, and helped 3,891 people to live in hope over the past three years. With your continuing help, we will ultimately fulfill the ten-year goals of the Moving Forward Together campaign to build

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Mercy Housing California with the Institute on Aging and the San Francisco Department of Public Health were selected to partner in a national initiative to create strategies that improve quality of life for senior residents while producing cost savings to the health and long-term care systems. Developed by LeadingAge and Enterprise Community

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CHICAGO — With almost $1 million in philanthropic support over the past twelve months, 180° Properties expands property preservation services throughout the Lake Michigan region, including Gary, Chicago, and Milwaukee. With this expansion, 180° Properties has now created 49 jobs and has completed 24,982 work orders to protect and maintain 5,970 homes throughout the region. The

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Community Matters Newsletter – Fall 2012 Thanks to a $1,159,055 loan from Mercy Loan Fund (MLF) to ROC USA® Capital (ROC USA), 384 low-income residents at Champion Mobile Home Park in Elbridge, New York will continue to have quality, affordable housing. Champion consists of 170 mobile homes owned by seniors and working families, the majority

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Sister Lillian Murphy

Community Matters Newsletter – Fall 2012 My fellow visionaries, Today, one in six Americans is affected by poverty. Sadly, it has become an epidemic, spreading beyond cities and suburbs and into rural communities that once boasted thriving farms and manufacturing businesses. It is also extending from one generation to the next. Yet, today, we know

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kids with backpacks

Community Matters Newsletter – Fall 2012 In order to prepare students for the 2012-2013 school year, U.S. Bank partnered with Mercy Housing to provide backpacks and schools supplies to approximately 500 children at four Mercy Housing properties: Grace Apartments in Denver, Appian Way in Kent WA, Pullman Wheelworks in Chicago and New Hope in Nampa,

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Community Matters Newsletter – Fall 2012 Children deserve a chance to succeed in school and in life. At Mercy Housing, we know this begins with their families being able to afford a decent place to call home. The Center for Housing Policy recently updated its 2007 report, “The Positive Impacts of Affordable Housing on Education,”

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savannah gardens

Community Matters Newsletter – Fall 2012 Mercy Housing Southeast is the Winner of the Affordable Housing Finance Readers’ Choice Award in the Best Master-Planned/Mix-Use category! Originally built in 1943 to house employees of the Southeastern Shipbuilding Corp., the Strathmore Estates complex in the Savannah Gardens community of Savannah, Ga., was meant to be dismantled after

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Community Matters Newsletter – Fall 2012 Summer was certainly a busy time for Mercy Housing Southeast, seeing three, new affordable senior communities celebrating grand openings in July and August. Mercy Housing welcomed home new residents to Etowah Terrace in Rome, Georgia; Antioch Villas and Gardens in Stone Mountain, Georgia; and the Arbors at Ellington in

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Community Matters Newsletter – Fall 2012 The residents of Mercy Place Belmont in North Carolina have made some unlikely friends. Each month, a gaggle of giggly 8-year olds from a local boy’s bible study group visit the property and the seniors who call Mercy Place, home, for fun-filled activities and lots of laughs. “In February,

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