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Gardner House residents

On the main floor of Mercy Housing Northwest’s (MHNW) Gardner House in the Columbia City neighborhood of Seattle sits the 8,000-square-foot Allen Family Center. The space offers ample room for community gatherings, access to resources, and much more. Gardner House is home to 95 households in King County, offering permanent supportive housing with program-enriched services

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It is hard to believe it’s already Fall, as I reflect on what was an exciting end to summer. We wrapped up August with an incredibly rewarding Back-to-School Drive! We collected and distributed 600+ backpacks to the children who call Mercy Housing home. It is you, our friends and supporters, who made this possible and

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Mercy Housing Lakefront resident April is a veteran of the United States Navy. She hails from Indiana and joined the Navy after high school. She planned to make a career in it. Unfortunately, while serving as a rescue swimmer air crewman, she was injured during a special operations training course. She was hospitalized, and the

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By Shelly Marquez This affordable housing crisis threatens to irrevocably alter the state we love. Half of Coloradans can no longer afford to live here. Teachers, firefighters, and nurses who can earn as little as $22,000 a year can’t afford to live in the communities they serve. Young professionals struggle to afford rents or mortgages,

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After years of planning and advocacy by West Sacramento leaders, the dedication of 1801 West Capitol felt particularly significant to residents, partners, and staff of Mercy Housing California (MHC). This new 85-home service-enriched community is the first permanent supportive housing development in West Sacramento, providing much-needed housing for local residents who have experienced homelessness –

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On the day Camp Mercy was scheduled to end at Caroline Severance Manor in Los Angeles this summer, the campers weren’t having it. “We were technically scheduled to wrap up our summer camp programming earlier,” said Albert Mendez, Resident Services Coordinator. “But school hadn’t started yet, the kids all wanted to keep going, and everyone

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“Every adventure requires a first step.” – Alice in Wonderland The first thing you need to know about Mercy Housing’s Area Director, Lucinda Phillips, is that she loves all things “Disney.” Ask her who her favorite character is, and she’ll be quick to answer, “I have too many favorites. I love them all.” Growing up

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Over the summer, Sunnydale residents and staff played host to a wide variety of visitors and guests, bringing mentorship and much-needed funding to the community. Firstly, Sunnydale residents of 290 Malosi hosted some very special guests. Longtime Mercy Housing partner and Defensive End for the San Francisco 49ers Arik Armstead brought 16 of his teammates

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Since its inception in 1967, the Rural California Housing Corporation (RCHC) dramatically expanded access to quality affordable housing for Californians living in rural counties in the northern part of our state. From equipping low-income families with the financing and know-how to build their own homes to developing service-enriched rental housing, RCHC has developed 3,200 single-family

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Thanks to decades of advocacy, new affordable family homes are coming soon to San Francisco’s Treasure Island. This summer, residents of Treasure Island and affordable housing stakeholders celebrated the groundbreaking of Star View Court, a new seven-story, 138-unit, 210,586 square-foot affordable home development and collaboration between Mercy Housing California and Catholic Charities of San Francisco,

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