Grand Opening of Natalie Gubb Commons brings 190 affordable homes to San Francisco’s Transbay Neighborhood

Grand Opening of Natalie Gubb Commons brings 190 affordable homes to San Francisco’s Transbay Neighborhood

October 16, 2018 (San Francisco) Mercy Housing and Mayor London Breed celebrated the opening of 190 affordable family apartments in Natalie Gubb Commons.  The affordable homes were developed as part of the Transbay Redevelopment Project Area, spearheaded by the Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure (OCII).  Natalie Gubb Commons is part of a mixed-income, joint … Continue reading

Partners in Preservation

An important aspect of Mercy Loan Fund’s business as a national lender is the relationships it builds with national developers of affordable housing.  One such organization, Wishrock, first came to Mercy Loan Fund in 2015 for a loan to preserve Rio Vista Apartments, a 75-unit low-income rental property for the elderly and disabled in Albuquerque, … Continue reading

Kicking Evictions Out

Kicking Evictions Out

When residents maintain housing and have more money to spend on food and healthcare, their lives become more predictable and stable. Eviction is a serious problem, it turns lives upside down and can lead to homelessness. With growing concerns over the country’s rising rents, more people are learning that eviction — even if it doesn’t … Continue reading

EPIC Determination!

EPIC Determination!

Luz immigrated from Honduras in hopes of pursuing an education. She didn’t speak English at the time, but was determined to succeed. She had to work two jobs to support herself after her father returned to Honduras, leaving her in the U.S. by herself. Luz was forced to enter the foster care system and became … Continue reading

Green Affordable Housing Proposals

Green Affordable Housing Proposals

From three major cities (Brooklyn/Queens, Chicago and Los Angeles) Catholic and Buddhist leaders have come together to develop proposals to address homelessness by providing green affordable housing and services to the housing residents as well as persons coping with poverty in the neighborhood.  The initiative called the Buddhist-Catholic Dialogue of Fraternity had a meeting at … Continue reading

Mercy Housing Lakefront Presents 2018 Inspiring Hope Award to Blue Cross and Blue Shield Vice President Krishna Ramachandran

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: David Pickard 708-434-5006 david@wilksgrp.com CHICAGO, September 26, 2018 – Mercy Housing Lakefront today presented its 2018 Inspiring Hope Award to Krishna Ramachandran, who serves as the Vice President of Health Data Strategy and Enterprise Network Operations at Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Presented annually at Mercy Housing Lakefront’s Moving Forward Together … Continue reading

Mercy Housing Lakefront Presents 2018 Sisters of Mercy Spirit of Mercy Award to Chicago Entrepreneur Howard Natinsky

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: David Pickard 708-434-5006 david@wilksgrp.com CHICAGO, September 26, 2018 – Mercy Housing Lakefront today presented the 2018 Spirit of Mercy Award to Howard Natinsky, whose philanthropic efforts have resulted in concrete, measurable improvement in the lives of hundreds of Chicagoans. The award, which is presented annually at Mercy Housing Lakefront’s Moving Forward … Continue reading

Mercy Housing Lakefront Presents Emil and Michelle McCauley With 2018 Volunteer Service Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: David Pickard 708-434-5006 david@wilksgrp.com CHICAGO, September 26, 2018 – Mercy Housing Lakefront today presented its 2018 Volunteer Service Award to Emil and Michelle McCauley, in recognition of their long-time commitment to volunteerism with the organization. The award was presented at Mercy Housing Lakefront’s Moving Forward Together event, which took place at … Continue reading