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A photo of Millworks land at sunset

Mercy Housing Northwest continues its work of addressing the housing affordability crisis with Millworks Family Housing, in Bellingham, WA. Featuring 83 apartment homes, 10% of which will be reserved for families exiting homelessness, this new community will expand Mercy Housing Northwest’s footprint in Bellingham Working with the Department of Ecology and Port of Bellingham, Millworks

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As COVID-19 began spreading across the country, our lives fundamentally changed. Residents of Mercy Housing Northwest weren’t immune to these new complications. Since the beginning of the pandemic, MHNW has been committed to supporting residents and the pandemic was no different. We adjusted our services and programming while supporting residents to cope with the dramatic

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a poster for Ukraine with photos of residents and the title "Sending our love"

Evergreen Vista I & II serve families in East Olympia, WA. Together, these two communities feature 155  apartment homes  for families exiting homelessness or living with special needs. At the heart of this community sits the Evergreen Vista Community Center. This space serves as a the central location for all Resident Services programs and provides

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Los Angeles’s Pico Robertson neighborhood is known for its walkable boulevards, kosher delis, and its close proximity to world-class museums. Now, it’s also the site of 48 new affordable, service-enriched homes for seniors at the Howard and Irene Levine Senior Community. Named for philanthropists and housing advocates Howard and Irene Levine, whose son David Levine,

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For almost thirty years, until her retirement in 2014, Sister Lillian Murphy, RSM, served as President and CEO of Mercy Housing. Under her leadership, Mercy Housing expanded from a small, regional housing development organization with 250 homes to a nationwide leader that provides over 24,000 affordable homes to nearly 45,000 residents in 21 states, with

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There was hardly a dry eye in the courtyard of Mercy North Auburn at Rock Creek as resident Sonja shared her moving story on May 11th’s dedication event. “When he first saw the place, my son said, ‘Mom, I thought you were moving us somewhere ugly. This is really nice!’” Sonja recalled to the partners,

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As Californians continue to feel the crunch of our state’s rising rents and lack of housing production, the State legislature has been surprisingly unable to advance legislation to address key barriers to building more homes. Unfortunately, most of the bills proposed in the last few years have stalled out after failing to gain the support

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This spring, Mercy Housing California (MHC) dedicated Tahanan (pictured above), a new permanent supportive housing community in San Francisco. Partners, staff, and residents celebrated the addition of 145 much-needed affordable homes – as well an innovative new approach to building housing more efficiently and cost-effectively called modular construction. As one of the leading affordable housing

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Mercy Housing's TransBrunch

June is Pride Month. For many people, Pride Month means parades, festivals, and rainbow flags to show support for the LGBTQ+ community. But for LGBTQ+ people, Pride Month represents so much more. LGBTQ+ Youth and Older Adults According to a SAGE (Services & Advocacy for GLBTQ+ Elders), LGBTQ+ older adults are “2x as likely to

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Family smiling at Disneyworld

“Every adventure requires a first step.” – Alice in Wonderland The first thing you need to know about Mercy Housing’s Area Director, Lucinda, 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 in

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