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Mercy Loan Fund partners with Chesapeake Community Advisors and Trinity Village Non‐Profit Housing Corp. to Preserve Affordable Housing for Seniors in Waterloo, Iowa

Mercy Loan Fund partners with Chesapeake Community Advisors and Trinity Village Non‐Profit Housing Corp. to Preserve Affordable Housing for Seniors in Waterloo, Iowa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 2/22/2017 Contact: Amelia Laing Content Manager alaing@mercyhousing.org 303-830-3432 Waterloo, Iowa—Mercy Loan Fund (MLF), a leading Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) today announced that it has provided a loan to Chesapeake Community Advisors (CCA) and Trinity Village Non Profit Housing Corp. (Trinity) for the acquisition of Cedar River Tower, an 85-home community for … Continue reading

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Homelessness

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Homelessness

In honor of Poverty Awareness Month, 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 564,708 people were homeless on a given night in January of 2015 in the U.S., according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s … Continue reading

5 Facts About Hunger You Should Know

5 Facts About Hunger You Should Know

For a lot of us, the biggest stress around mealtime is deciding what to eat, never doubting that we will eat again. But for more than 42 million Americans, the next meal isn’t a sure thing. Because we live in one of the richest countries in the world, many Americans mistakenly believe that hunger isn’t a … Continue reading

A Letter to Dr. Ben Carson from Jane Graf

A Letter to Dr. Ben Carson from Jane Graf

Dear Dr. Carson, I would like to congratulate you on your recent nomination for Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. As the CEO of Mercy Housing, an affordable housing nonprofit with a 35-year history of developing, owning, and managing affordable housing across the United States, I have high hopes and expectations for … Continue reading

Adopt-a-Family Holiday Drive

This holiday season, we are partnering with CWD Group, CBRE and Equity Residential properties (i.e. Seventh and James and Harbor Steps Apartments) for our annual Adopt-a-Family Holiday Drive. Many MHNW families live within very limited budgets and find the holidays to be a challenging time. Our partners help us add some holiday cheer by donating … Continue reading