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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

2015 Annual Report Available

The 2015 Mercy Housing Annual Report is now available! At Mercy Housing, we recognize that safe, affordable, service-enriched housing helps people invest in themselves and their communities. On behalf of our eight Sponsor Communities, our Board of Trustees, and everyone who works at Mercy Housing, we thank you. Thank you to our donors, financial partners, … Continue reading

Mercy Housing, Inc. to Expand Portfolio by 20 Percent with Transfer of 33 Properties from Franciscan Ministries, Inc.

Mercy Housing, Inc. to Expand Portfolio by 20 Percent with Transfer of 33 Properties from Franciscan Ministries, Inc.

Media Contact: KATE PETERSON                      KPeterson@mercyhousing.org Office  | 303.830.3443               Mobile  | 303.885.1210 ANNE BALLENTINE                   Anne.Ballentine@wfhc.org Office  | 414.465.3605                Mobile  | 414.331.5345 April 4, 2016, Denver, CO—Mercy Housing, Inc. announced today that it has begun the transfer of 3,666 affordable homes from Franciscan Ministries, Inc. The transfer of the … Continue reading

Franciscan Ministries Announces Plans to Transfer Housing Properties to Mercy Housing

Franciscan Ministries Announces Plans to Transfer Housing Properties to Mercy Housing

The Wheaton Franciscan Sisters are pleased to announce a new direction for Franciscan Ministries, Inc. under ownership and sponsorship of Mercy Housing, Inc. The proposed transfer is expected to occur in the first quarter of 2016 subject to the successful completion of due diligence, and will include Franciscan Ministries’ current 2,620 units of housing in addition to the pending acquisition of another 1,200 units in eight states. Continue reading

Mercy Housing Lakefront Receives a $100,000 Grant from Bank of America

Mercy Housing Lakefront Receives a $100,000 Grant from Bank of America

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Alva Winfrey Kennedy Director of Resource Development 312-447-4545 awinfrey@mercyhousing.org Chicago, Ill.—Mercy Housing Lakefront is delighted to announce that they have received a $100,000 grant from Bank of America Charitable Foundation. Mercy Housing Lakefront, one of the first to develop permanent supportive housing projects of significant size in the Chicago area, will … Continue reading