In The News

The notion that housing justice is social justice, is at the heart of Mercy Housing’s work. Without a stable place to call home, it’s near impossible to pursue a healthy, prosperous life. Here are three questions that put the importance of housing into perspective: 1. Where can a full-time minimum wage earner afford a home in

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Generational poverty is heartbreaking, but breaking the cycle of poverty is possible. Dedicated communities and people like you can make a difference. What is the Cycle of Poverty? The vicious cycle of poverty, also known as generational poverty is understood by experts to be when at least two generations of a family are below the

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A Letter from Mercy Housing’s President & CEO — Ismael Guerrero Mercy Housing is an organization committed to social justice. We do not believe our mission allows us to sit quietly during times of unrest and change, anger and hope. We stand by our Core Values of Respect, Justice, and Mercy. We respect the right

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Live in Hope

That was a tough year! But thanks to all our supporters, Mercy Housing was able to help thousands of families living with low incomes through 2020. We share these highlights as a thank you to residents, partners, volunteers, and staff for all your dedication and hard work. In 2020, Mercy Housing: Opened 6 new communities,

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Thank-uary

We are so excited to ring in 2021 with you and for the prospect of sharing a fresh start and new beginnings! Before we look forward, however, we want to take a moment to reflect on the past year. So many of us were forced to navigate through unexpected challenges and hardships, as individuals, in

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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release:  December 1, 2020 Contact:  Kate Peterson | 303.830.3443 |  kpeterson@mercyhousing.org Clare Gardens and Grace Apartments—Mercy Housing communities—have been re-syndicated, preserving 181 homes for generations to come. DENVER— The economic fallout from the pandemic continues to strain people’s ability to afford housing, especially those living with low incomes. While residential real

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 PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release:  Nov. 17, 2020 Contact: Kate Peterson | 303.830.3443 | kpeterson@mercyhousing.org  Nation’s leading affordable housing nonprofit hires Web Brown to spearhead national racial equity initiatives at critical time in affordable housing history DENVER—Mercy Housing, the nation’s leading affordable housing nonprofit headquartered in Denver, has named Web Brown as senior vice president

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Mark your calendar to support Mercy Housing for #GivingTuesday on December 1, 2020. This year after Thanksgiving there are three important days to remember, Black Friday…Cyber Monday… and Giving Tuesday. After two days of shopping, donors are provided a day to give back and come together to support nonprofits throughout the country like Mercy Housing.

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“I just imagine a world where everybody gets treated with respect, dignity, and feel like they are worth something in this world.” – Seeta

Seeta was just six years old when she arrived in the United States on September 15, 2005, with her mother, brother, and two sisters. The details leading up to their arrival are a little blurry for her. They left the Ivory Coast amidst a civil war, and things happened very fast. Seeta’s father fled their

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Allison and Mark holding hands and walking

At this year’s Power of Home Event, we introduced you to Allison and Mark, Mercy Housing Northwest residents who moved to Mercy Othello Plaza when it opened in 2017. They have since been very active residents, not only attending the majority of community events and service programs offered by Mercy Housing, but also volunteering to

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