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OLII PLACE OPENS IN MAUDLIN, S.C.  The word “olii” means “friendship” in the Cherokee language, and on August 8, Mercy Housing Southeast celebrated the grand opening of Olii Place in Mauldin, South Carolina. This new community, built on lands once inhabited by Cherokee people, is home to 46 families. We were thrilled to partner with

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We are excited to announce that the Grand Opening for Thrive Sweet Auburn will take place in 2023! Mercy Housing Southeast has partnered with Project Community Connections (PCCI) to build this mixed-use development, including 117 affordable housing apartment homes and commercial space. 20% of the new apartments will be designated for permanent supportive housing. The

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On April 11, 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1968, which was intended to expand the protections first established in the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The ’68 Act prohibited discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of housing based on race, religion, national origin, gender, and, with a later

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When I think of Home, it is here

For Mary Dorman, The Atrium is “home.” Just ask her granddaughter, Sarah, and she will tell you all about the love her grandmother has for Mercy Housing’s The Atrium at College Town. “If I could snatch her from Mercy Housing, I would have a long time ago,” Sarah explains. “But she’s like, ‘all of my

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Mercy Housing staff pose in front of vote balloons

Today commemorates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. His son, Martin Luther King III, and his family have encouraged us all to focus this holiday on voting rights — especially passing federal laws that protect the right and ability to vote. How can Mercy Housing Southeast contribute? Civic engagement is a

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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release:  June 7, 2021 ATLANTA – Mercy Housing Southeast announces the construction on a 46-unit affordable housing community in Mauldin, SC. Championed by Bon Secours St. Francis Health System and with generous financial support for SC Housing and the Greenville County Redevelopment Authority (GCRA), Mauldin Center Apartments will serve families earning

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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release: October 9, 2020 Contact: Kate Peterson | 303.830.3443 | kpeterson@mercyhousing.org Community-based Fund led by Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta and United Way of Greater Atlanta to help families, seniors, and people with special needs with COVID relief ATLANTA—Mercy Housing Southeast (MHSE) received funding from the Greater Atlanta COVID-19 Response and

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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release:  September 16, 2020 Contact: Beth Haynes | 404.543.7849 | beth.haynes@mercyhousing.org Funding to support program-enriched affordable housing residents become more critical than ever, with so many experiencing hardships due to the pandemic ATLANTA — Two grants from Bank of America are providing support to Mercy Housing Southeast’s efforts to provide innovative

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supporters and residents of mercy housing

By James Alexander, President, Mercy Housing Southeast Unstable, insecure, frightened are words I have heard often over the past months from family and friends. It feels we are one bad headline, week, or month, away from losing our health, job, housing, savings, or the ability to protect the ones we love. And it seems there

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I am very pleased to announce that Ismael Guerrero has assumed his role as Mercy Housing’s President and CEO, effective today. As way of introduction, I invite you to watch the short video below: After an exhaustive national search, we knew that there was no better person to lead Mercy Housing than Ismael. His visionary

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