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Partners in Preservation

An important aspect of Mercy Loan Fund’s business as a national lender is the relationships it builds with national developers of affordable housing.  One such organization, Wishrock, first came to Mercy Loan Fund in 2015 for a loan to preserve Rio Vista Apartments, a 75-unit low-income rental property for the elderly and disabled in Albuquerque, … Continue reading

Financial Literacy for Everyone

Financial Literacy for Everyone

The knowledge, attitude, and skills necessary to make sound financial decisions based on one’s current circumstances can be challenging for anyone. For a family or senior living on a very limited income, financial management can be incredibly daunting knowing how little room there is for error. One wrong decision can have catastrophic consequences, even landing … 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

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, such as falls and bad air quality from dust and mildew. Mercy Housing actively supports residents with resources to help battle hoarding, so that our residents can … Continue reading

Watering Food Deserts

Watering Food Deserts

Food is essential for life, and healthy food is essential for a successful life. Eating a healthy diet keeps us out of hospitals and where we belong, home with friends and family. According to the 2017 Annual Resident Survey, more than 35% of Mercy Housing Southwest residents experienced food insecurity last year. This number is … 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