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A Neighborhood Thrives Along Auburn Avenue In the early 1900s, Sweet Auburn was a place for neighbors to meet and discuss social issues. Often congregating on Auburn Avenue, where Henry Rucker built Atlanta’s first black-owned office building, residents would also gather to hear the latest news related to black culture and entertainment. Lined with small

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City, private, and nonprofit foundations collaborated to support families with affordable housing and to stem neighborhood gentrification DENVER—Mercy Housing, Inc., a leading national affordable housing nonprofit headquartered in Denver that every day serves tens of thousands of people across the U.S. with low incomes, Mile High United Way and Mile High Early Learning announced today

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DENVER, CO — Mercy Housing announced today that MacKenzie Scott through the Yield Giving Foundation has gifted $25 million to support their impactful work serving families, seniors, and veterans with low incomes across the country. This transformational donation will help further Mercy Housing’s vision of creating affordable homes and inspiring dreams as they work with

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Grant to support the expansion of preventive care and resources in Chicago Mercy Housing Lakefront announced that it has been awarded $50,000 in grant funds from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois to help expand access to health and wellness care and resources. 76 organizations around the state received grants as part of the

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“I was 7 years old when Dr. King was assassinated. Like many 7-year-olds at the time, I was not paying attention to what was going on in the world let alone remember seeing the news reports on television and being saddened about his death but did not understand the significance. I gained more understanding over

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 Seattle, WA –  Mercy Housing Northwest and Open Doors for Multicultural Families, in partnership with Sound Transit, King County, and the City of Kent, are proud to announce that they have been selected by Sound Transit to partner on a new Kent-Des Moines North Transit Oriented Development. The Kent Multicultural Village will be an inclusive

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Mercy Housing has a long history of partnering with faith-based organizations to convert their land into affordable housing communities. An exciting new law, the Affordable Housing on Faith Lands Act, will make this kind of partnership even more effective in 2024. Thanks to the hard work of affordable housing advocates, California Governor Newsom signed a

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Parents, caregivers, and students all agree – talented educators play an outsized role in creating thriving neighborhoods. That’s why it’s vital for teachers and other school staff to have affordable housing opportunities close to where they work. This fall, Mercy Housing California (MHC) and nonprofit developer Abode Communities broke ground on 231 Grant, a new

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Residents of The Lohse Apartments in Roseville, California will soon welcome a new group of downstairs neighbors – some of whom happen to be remote controlled or battery operated. Local nonprofit Placer Advanced Robotics and Technology (PART) will soon unveil a new Robotics Center in the spacious ground floor commercial space of this Mercy Housing

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Every parent wants to send their kid to school feeling well-fed and healthy. At Mercy Housing, residents are leading a first-of-its-kind partnership effort with the national campaign No Kid Hungry (NKH) to improve food access in their communities. Led by the organization Share Our Strength, the No Kid Hungry campaign has one simple goal: end

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