Senior Residences at Mercy Park Receives National Honor for Excellence in Affordable Housing

Development Recognized by Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition with Honorable Mention at 24th Annual Charles L. Edson Tax Credit Excellence Awards in Washington, D.C. CHAMBLEE, Ga. – Senior Residences at Mercy Park, a 79-apartment affordable senior housing community just outside of Atlanta, received honorable mention in the Senior Housing category at the 24th annual Charles … Continue reading

Wish for Wheels Builds Community and Bikes

Wish for Wheels Builds Community and Bikes

Wish for Wheels is a nonprofit that offers an excellent team building experience and community service opportunity through building bikes for children in need. We’ve partnered with them, TSG properties, and the Jewish Community Center to build and distribute bikes to low-income families. All of us wanted every child at our Denver properties to have … Continue reading

Meet LaVonya

Meet LaVonya

LaVonya had an 8-year-old son, volunteered at church, and was a naval reservist. She graduated from Columbia College and promptly found a job. In less than a year, she was laid off. That same year her mother passed away leaving LaVonya to look after her 12-year-old brother. Suddenly, she had two growing boys to raise … Continue reading

Those People —An Art Exhibition

Those People —An Art Exhibition

Those People Mercy Housing Lakefront just concluded Those People exhibition — a resident art collection exploring notions of homelessness, displacement, and diversity. We had a wonderful turnout to see 11 resident artists’ work. Many of the pieces were sold during the Grand Opening celebration and proceeds went to the artist and the Art Therapy Program. … Continue reading

Aging with Hope

Aging with Hope

Aging intimidates many and impacts all. May is Older Americans Month and seniors (people over 65) comprise 32% of residents served by Mercy Housing, that’s over 12,000 people. Understanding their needs is important to us. By 2035, seniors will outnumber children for the first time in U.S. history according to the Census Bureau. Traditionally, most … Continue reading

Mothers & Mercy Housing

Mothers & Mercy Housing

Happy Mother’s Day! Families are an irreplaceable building block of a community, and Mercy Housing is always working to support families in every capacity. To support families, we must understand their needs. Women are important to Mercy Housing communities and represent 60% of the adult resident population. Many of our resident services are designed for … Continue reading

Home Not Hospitals

Home Not Hospitals

There’s been a decline in self-reported ER visits, hospitalizations, and medical-related 911 calls at Aromor Apartments, a 61-home permanent supportive housing property located in Denver. Many of these residents have chronic and behavioral health issues from years of homelessness and housing instability.  At Aromor Apartments, they receive stable, subsidized housing, and onsite case management and … Continue reading