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Too Many Treasures

Too Many Treasures

Hoarding can be a serious problem, especially when it damages health. The Anxiety and Depression Association of America has found myriad health risks associated with this rarely-talked-about issue. Mercy Housing is growing resources for residents who are battling addiction, including hoarding. Our partner, Area Agency on Aging, offers a one-week support group — Too Many … Continue reading

A Matter of Balance

A Matter of Balance

Providing a home is just the beginning while serving seniors and residents with chronic disease. A Matter of Balance is a two-year pilot project catering to preventing and educating at-risk populations about falling — a major risk associated with aging and illness. For seniors, injury may lead to serious long-term health complications and could compound present … Continue reading

104-Year-Old Thrives with Mercy Housing

104-Year-Old Thrives with Mercy Housing

At 104 years old, Rafelita is Mercy Housing’s eldest resident. For 14 years, she’s lived in Mercy Housing at Clare of Assisi. Raised in the San Louis Valley, her joyful youth was spent on a ranch and she eventually retired in Denver 30 years ago. After her husband of 50 years passed away, she was … 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