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Where’s Wanda?

Wanda has become a household name at Mercy Othello Plaza. Since moving in last year, Wanda hasn’t wasted any time making friends with her new neighbors and was able to quickly form a close-knit community. When she speaks about her new home at Mercy Othello Plaza, Wanda is all smiles — “It’s a family. We … Continue reading

Mercy Othello Plaza: A Landmark Year

Mercy Othello Plaza: A Landmark Year

Last July, everyone at Mercy Housing Northwest (MHNW) celebrated the grand opening of Mercy Othello Plaza — our newest family community of 108 affordable homes and MHNW’s headquarters office in Southeast Seattle. New residents, project partners, and community supporters helped us commemorate this special occasion. We’re so grateful to celebrate our one-year anniversary. It’s been … Continue reading

How to Find Affordable Housing with Us

How to Find Affordable Housing with Us

Mercy Housing knows that many people are in search of a home at this time of year. Below are some helpful links to jump start your search for affordable housing: Where We’re Located Frequently Asked Questions Resident Services How To Apply It’s important to keep in mind that even if a community has a waiting … Continue reading

100% Graduation Rate in Washington

100% Graduation Rate in Washington

Sterling Meadows Apartments opened in February 2002 and currently serves 50 agricultural workers and their families — all of whom earn 45% or less of the area median income. A supplemental year-round academic program called Homework Club has had prolific results — for 5 straight years they had a 100% high-school graduation rate — that’s … Continue reading

Earth Day Drawing Contest

Earth Day Drawing Contest

This month, the Mercy Housing National office hosted an Earth Day drawing contest that was open to residents from all regions across the country. Residents were asked to create a picture of what Earth Day means to them. Here are just a few of the drawings we’d like to share from our many talented artists … Continue reading

Women of Mercy Volunteer Spotlight: Allison & Kiran

Women of Mercy Volunteer Spotlight: Allison & Kiran

In 2017, Allison Langholff and Kiran Singh stepped up to lead volunteer efforts at their company CBRE. Since taking on this role, these leading ladies have been able to implement a creative approach to increasing participation from their group. Banking on the competitive nature of their colleagues, they decided to make the Back-to-School efforts a … Continue reading