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How to Find Affordable Housing with Us

How to Find Affordable Housing with Us

Mercy Housing knows that many people are in search of a home at this time of year. Below are some helpful links to jump start your search for affordable housing: Where We’re Located Frequently Asked Questions Resident Services How To Apply It’s important to keep in mind that even if a community has a waiting … Continue reading

Those People —An Art Exhibition

Those People —An Art Exhibition

Those People Mercy Housing Lakefront just concluded Those People exhibition — a resident art collection exploring notions of homelessness, displacement, and diversity. We had a wonderful turnout to see 11 resident artists’ work. Many of the pieces were sold during the Grand Opening celebration and proceeds went to the artist and the Art Therapy Program. … Continue reading

Aging with Hope

Aging with Hope

Aging intimidates many and impacts all. May is Older Americans Month and seniors (people over 65) comprise 32% of residents served by Mercy Housing, that’s over 12,000 people. Understanding their needs is important to us. By 2035, seniors will outnumber children for the first time in U.S. history according to the Census Bureau. Traditionally, most … Continue reading

Integrating Health and Housing to Benefit Seniors

Integrating Health and Housing to Benefit Seniors

Last week in Kankakee, Illinois, Mercy Housing Lakefront and its partners celebrated the grand opening of River Station Senior Residences, which features 70 one-bedroom homes for low- and moderate-income residents over the age of 55. The completion of any project that preserves or expands the supply of affordable homes is cause for celebration because it represents … Continue reading

Mercy Housing Lakefront President Mark Angelini Appointed to Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago’s Community Investment Advisory Council

CHICAGO, IL (January 15, 2018) – Mercy Housing Lakefront announced today that Mark Angelini, the organization’s President, has been appointed to the Community Investment Advisory Council (CIAC) of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago (FHLBC) for a three-year term ending December 31, 2020. The CIAC consists of representatives from community and nonprofit organizations actively … Continue reading

Thank You for Volunteering

Thank You for Volunteering

We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone who volunteered with Mercy Housing Lakefront in 2017.  By sharing your time, talent, and resources with us, you truly enriched the lives of our residents. Listed below are the names of individuals, groups, faith communities, and companies who volunteered in 2017, along with community … Continue reading

New 70-Unit Affordable Housing Development in Kankakee Slated for December Opening; Unique Partnership Between Mercy Housing Lakefront and Presence Health Will Feature an On-Site Health and Wellness Clinic Serving Residents and the Community

New 70-Unit Affordable Housing Development in Kankakee Slated for December Opening; Unique Partnership Between Mercy Housing Lakefront and Presence Health Will Feature an On-Site Health and Wellness Clinic Serving Residents and the Community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: David Pickard (708) 434-5006 david@wilksgrp.com CHICAGO, IL (August 28, 2017) – Mercy Housing Lakefront announced today that it will begin accepting applications on September 5, 2017 for River Station Senior Apartments, a 70-unit affordable housing development in Kankakee designed for low-to-moderate-income seniors. Part of a broad community revitalization strategy in a … Continue reading