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Mercy Housing Southeast Power of Home – video

In an era of surging housing costs, Mercy Housing Southeast is an anchor of stability in many communities, providing affordable homes and connecting people with wrap around services to ensure that residents thrive. Watch this inspiring video about Savannah Gardens and the work done by Mercy Housing Southeast to transform it.

Mercy Loan Fund Maintains High Aeris Rating of AA+

Mercy Loan Fund has received its annual Aeris rating of AA+, maintaining its three-level increase in three years. Aeris provides the only comprehensive, third-party assessment of Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) loan funds and helps community investors evaluate opportunities that meet their impact goals and risk parameters. The AA+ financial rating signifies that MLF has … Continue reading

The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley Awards Mercy Housing Lakefront $5,000 Grant to Help Seniors Experiencing Hearing Loss

CHICAGO, November 1, 2018 – Mercy Housing Lakefront today announced the acceptance of a $5,000 grant from The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley to purchase hearing accessibility equipment (pocket talkers) for senior residents at the organization’s Constitution House in Aurora, IL. Pocket talker devices are reliable and easy-to-use sound amplifiers designed for individuals … Continue reading

After-School Programs in California

After-School Programs in California

When the school day is over, kids across our country experience radically different lives.  Some children get to recharge with a snack, then play a sport, or do homework with the support of family or at a local Boys and Girls Clubs.  Others do not, because family members are working and in too many communities … Continue reading

Grand Opening of Natalie Gubb Commons brings 190 affordable homes to San Francisco’s Transbay Neighborhood

Grand Opening of Natalie Gubb Commons brings 190 affordable homes to San Francisco’s Transbay Neighborhood

October 16, 2018 (San Francisco) Mercy Housing and Mayor London Breed celebrated the opening of 190 affordable family apartments in Natalie Gubb Commons.  The affordable homes were developed as part of the Transbay Redevelopment Project Area, spearheaded by the Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure (OCII).  Natalie Gubb Commons is part of a mixed-income, joint … Continue reading

Partners in Preservation

An important aspect of Mercy Loan Fund’s business as a national lender is the relationships it builds with national developers of affordable housing.  One such organization, Wishrock, first came to Mercy Loan Fund in 2015 for a loan to preserve Rio Vista Apartments, a 75-unit low-income rental property for the elderly and disabled in Albuquerque, … Continue reading

Green Affordable Housing Proposals

Green Affordable Housing Proposals

From three major cities (Brooklyn/Queens, Chicago and Los Angeles) Catholic and Buddhist leaders have come together to develop proposals to address homelessness by providing green affordable housing and services to the housing residents as well as persons coping with poverty in the neighborhood.  The initiative called the Buddhist-Catholic Dialogue of Fraternity had a meeting at … Continue reading