Simpson Housing Gives Back to Community Through Volunteer Effort

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:10/10/2016

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Amelia Laing

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Simpson Housing® LLLP today announced that it is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of its flagship national corporate volunteerism initiative, “Simpson’s YOU Make a Difference,” through a massive volunteer effort.

The real estate firm has chosen Mercy Housing, a leading national affordable housing nonprofit, as this year’s beneficiary. Over the course of two weeks, from October 10-21, nearly 100 Simpson Housing employees will complete projects at three Mercy Housing communities in Denver, Colo., the headquarters of both organizations. Another, smaller group of Simpson employees will be volunteering at two Mercy Housing communities in Los Angeles, Calif. on October 11.

The Simpson Housing team will volunteer 3,926 hours, the equivalent of 23 weeks, landscaping, painting, and cleaning the properties.

“This year, we wanted to make a difference within our own industry, which is why we chose Mercy Housing” said Lynsey Seminary, People Services Generalist at Simpson Housing. “As the affordable housing crisis continues, and in many places worsens, it is more important than ever to support organizations that seek to help our communities’ underserved populations.”

“These key upgrades will go a long way in beautifying these three properties,” said Jennifer Reed, Director of Philanthropy. “Perhaps even more importantly, residents will see that their community cares. We’re thrilled that Simpson Housing chose Mercy Housing as a partner in this admirable project.”

About Simpson Housing® LLLP

Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Simpson Housing® LLLP is an experienced, fully integrated real estate firm providing services in commercial and multifamily property management, development and construction.

Simpson Housing and Simpson Property Group®, LP was established for the purpose of building and operating high-quality residential communities in the Southwest. The Company has since become one of the largest privately-held residential developers and managers in the nation, we operate throughout the United States and continue to expand.

Simpson Housing and Simpson Property Group’s proven performance, financial strength, and management expertise culminate in a single mission… “Commitment to Excellence.” Since 1948, that mission has served us well as the Simpson name has become synonymous with quality apartment living. We know that creating a superior living environment for residents requires a commitment to excellence in every aspect of operations. From choosing desirable locations to providing resort-style amenities, well- appointed buildings and apartments, accompanied by unparalleled service to residents. With this vision in mind, Simpson Housing and Simpson Property Group will continue to set the standard in the industry. To learn more about Simpson Housing, visit www.simpsonhousing.com.

About Mercy Housing, Inc.

Mercy Housing, Inc. (MHI), is a leading national affordable housing nonprofit headquartered in Denver, Colo. Established by the Sisters of Mercy in 1981, and in operation in 41 states, MHI has more than 30 years’ experience developing, preserving, managing, and financing affordable housing. MHI supplements much of its housing with Resident Services, programs that help residents build stable lives. MHI’s subsidiaries further the organization’s mission: Mercy Housing Management Group (MHMG) offers professional property management and Mercy Loan Fund (MLF) finances nonprofit organizations.

MHI serves tens of thousands of people with low incomes, including families, seniors, veterans, people who have experienced homelessness, and people with disabilities. Its mission is to build a more humane world where poverty is alleviated, communities are healthy, and all people can live to their full potential. To learn more about MHI and the services it provides, visit www.mercyhousing.org.

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