Filed under Colorado

Home Not Hospitals

Home Not Hospitals

There’s been a decline in self-reported ER visits, hospitalizations, and medical-related 911 calls at Aromor Apartments, a 61-home permanent supportive housing property located in Denver. Many of these residents have chronic and behavioral health issues from years of homelessness and housing instability.  At Aromor Apartments, they receive stable, subsidized housing, and onsite case management and … Continue reading

Savings the Green Way

Savings the Green Way

Over the past few years, Mercy Housing worked with Energy Outreach Colorado (EOC) to implement energy-efficient improvements in common areas and in apartments at six Colorado properties. Upgrades included energy-efficient lighting, refrigerators, hot water heating systems, HVAC systems, space insulation, pipe insulation, and low-flow showerheads and aerators. These properties combined have saved more than $75,000 in … Continue reading

Rewarding Retrofits

Rewarding Retrofits

Mile High Youth Corps (MHYC) hires and trains young people to install and retrofit low-income homes with energy-efficient devices like low-flow showerheads, high-efficiency toilets, fluorescent light bulbs, and more! This program helps Mercy Housing properties conserve resources while teaching the next generation of community leaders responsibility, environmental stewardship, and is an opportunity to give back … Continue reading

Five Points of History

Five Points of History

For Black History Month, Mercy Housing would like to highlight Five Points, a historic African American neighborhood just minutes away from our home office in Denver, CO. Famed for classic architecture, an entrepreneurial spirit, and jazz, this neighborhood has shaped the face of our city for generations. Denver blossomed in the mid-nineteenth century silver boom … Continue reading

104-Year-Old Thrives with Mercy Housing

104-Year-Old Thrives with Mercy Housing

At 104 years old, Rafelita is one of Mercy Housing’s eldest residents. For 14 years, she’s lived at Mercy Housing’s Clare of Assisi apartments. Raised in the San Luis Valley, her joyful youth was spent on a ranch. She attributes her long life to growing up on a ranch, remembering: “fresh food, time with friends … Continue reading

Mercy Housing and NAHT Close on $14.3M of Equity to Benefit Rehabilitation of Holly Park Apartments

Columbus, OH. Friday, January 12, 2018. With a focus on leveraging housing as a platform to ensure access to social services opportunities for low-income families, National Affordable Housing Trust (NAHT) is proud to announce the closing of Holly Park.  NAHT closed on the property in partnership with Goldman Sachs Bank and Mercy Housing. Equity financing … Continue reading