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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release:  December 1, 2020 Contact:  Kate Peterson | 303.830.3443 |  kpeterson@mercyhousing.org Clare Gardens and Grace Apartments—Mercy Housing communities—have been re-syndicated, preserving 181 homes for generations to come. DENVER— The economic fallout from the pandemic continues to strain people’s ability to afford housing, especially those living with low incomes. While residential real

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 PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release:  Nov. 17, 2020 Contact: Kate Peterson | 303.830.3443 | kpeterson@mercyhousing.org  Nation’s leading affordable housing nonprofit hires Web Brown to spearhead national racial equity initiatives at critical time in affordable housing history DENVER—Mercy Housing, the nation’s leading affordable housing nonprofit headquartered in Denver, has named Web Brown as senior vice president

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Mark your calendar to support Mercy Housing for #GivingTuesday on December 1, 2020. This year after Thanksgiving there are three important days to remember, Black Friday…Cyber Monday… and Giving Tuesday. After two days of shopping, donors are provided a day to give back and come together to support nonprofits throughout the country like Mercy Housing.

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Construction site for MLK Senior housing

We are excited to announce that construction on Mercy Housing Northwest’s MLK Senior Housing in Tacoma, WA started in September! We thank our partners, SMR Architects and Walsh Construction company for their support. Partnerships make positive community impact like this possible. The Hilltop Neighborhood This will be Mercy Housing’s fifth property in the Hilltop neighborhood.

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2020 has been a big year for our NE Seattle development, Mercy Magnuson Place! This Mercy Housing Northwest family housing development has earned a number of awards thanks to residents, staff, volunteers, and partners: 2020 Charles L. Edson Tax Credit Excellence Historic Preservation Award Affordable Housing Finance 2020 Readers Choice Best Historic Rehabilitation Award 2020

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We thought you should know these seven facts about homelessness. 7. You could fill five football stadiums with the homeless population of the U.S. At least 567,715 people were homeless on a given night in January of 2019 in the U.S., according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) annual Point-in-Time (PIT) 2019

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The power of music was well known even before science confirmed what we already knew: music heals us. And at a time when more and more people are suffering from the effects of long-term stress, music’s healing abilities are needed more than ever. Over the last few months, it has been inspiring to see how

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Listen to two interviews with our CEO, Ismael Guerrero and Katie Goar available now on ForbesBooksRadio. These episodes are available on Apple, Spotify and wherever you get podcasts: Part 1 Episode 10 | Part One: Ismael Guerrero, President & CEO of Mercy Housing Part 2 Episode 10 | Part Two: Ismael Guerrero, President & CEO

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Millions of people nationwide struggle to pay their rent, and in many places only the privileged can afford to buy a home. When housing costs eat up most of a person’s paycheck, they often have to make sacrifices, foregoing healthcare, education, and sometimes even food. The nation’s lack of affordable housing perpetuates cycles of poverty

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6 ways being poor is expensive

It’s not easy being poor. But did you know it is also really expensive? Check out these six ways poverty can be so pricey: 6. Getting Places In order to buy groceries, commute to work, go to school, visit the doctor’s office, or pick up any medication you or your family might need, you need

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