In The News

OLII PLACE OPENS IN MAUDLIN, S.C.  The word “olii” means “friendship” in the Cherokee language, and on August 8, Mercy Housing Southeast celebrated the grand opening of Olii Place in Mauldin, South Carolina. This new community, built on lands once inhabited by Cherokee people, is home to 46 families. We were thrilled to partner with

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We are excited to announce that the Grand Opening for Thrive Sweet Auburn will take place in 2023! Mercy Housing Southeast has partnered with Project Community Connections (PCCI) to build this mixed-use development, including 117 affordable housing apartment homes and commercial space. 20% of the new apartments will be designated for permanent supportive housing. The

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Mercy Housing California President Doug Shoemaker recently penned an op-ed for Healthcare Business Today. In it, Doug talks about the ways hospitals and affordable housing providers can work together to create genuinely healthy communities. Read the entire op-ed here  

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National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated annually from September 15 to October 15 and honors the Hispanic and Latino American cultures and contributions rooted in Latin American countries. It celebrates the many ways these communities have both influenced and contributed to our society. The day of September 15 is significant because it is the anniversary

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Many people across the U.S. find the process of filing taxes confusing and time-consuming. For Emerald City Commons and Columbia City Station residents, many of whom are new immigrants with language barriers from East Africa, Southeast Asia, and Latin countries, the thought of completing taxes for the first time is a daunting feat. This is

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Mercy Housing Northwest recently received a $536,798 award from Healthier Here, a local nonprofit. The grant will help launch an innovative resident and wellness initiative addressing the historic inequities experienced by low-income and BIPOC communities by introducing a model that centers on behavioral health in programming and training, while supporting residents and staff across King

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Mural for Rosa Franklin Place

In 2021, Mercy Rosa Franklin Place opened in the Hilltop neighborhood of Tacoma. Impressed with Jeremy’s work, Mercy Housing Northwest commissioned a mural to represent the historic Hilltop neighborhood. As a child, Jeremy Gregory’s mother nurtured his love of art to keep him close. Those doodles and coloring projects grew into a deep love of

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Mercy Housing Resident

In 2021, 1,234 Mercy Housing Northwest households accessed food assistance programs. As the pandemic stretched into a second year, we worked with residents and community partners to to increase access to food for families. Some of those community partners included local food banks in the Boise, Bellingham, Seattle, and Tacoma areas. We also partnered with

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Cedar_Crossing_Rendering_New

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 13. 2022 Contact: Amy Besunder | Bellwether Housing | abesunder@bellwetherhousing.org or 206-718-5235 Nathan Box | Mercy Housing Northwest | nathan.box@mercyhousing.org or 206-602-3488 SEATTLE — Bellwether Housing and Mercy Housing Northwest will celebrate the opening of Cedar Crossing, their new 254-apartment affordable housing development at 6600 Roosevelt Way NE, this Wednesday, September

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Digital Rendering of 7th and Brannan

For Immediate Release September 9, 2022 Contact: Rosalyn Sternberg | 415.355.7157 | rosalyn.sternberg@mercyhousing.org Enterprise Community Partners, Fannie Mae, Chase, and the City and County of San Francisco announce groundbreaking of 7th and Brannan, a 221-home affordable community from Mercy Housing California, financed through the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit. SAN FRANCISCO – Today, Enterprise Community Partners

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