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Now, more than ever, a stable home is essential to a healthy life. So many people have experienced sickness, stress, and job loss due to the pandemic. It’s made it hard to know what tomorrow holds while the foundations of our daily lives have been uprooted. Challenges like these are what many families living with

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Rose

Rose or as many people know her, Momma Rose, lives at Mercy Housing’s Timbercreek Apartments in Omaha, Nebraska. Over the past six years, Timbercreek has been a solid and stable home for Rose as she faced many personal challenges and tragedies. Cancer was one of those challenges. Several years ago, Rose was diagnosed with uterine

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Josephine learned how technology could keep her connected while staying safe at home. The past year has presented challenges for everyone, particularly for older adults who are some of the most at-risk from COVID-19. However, for Josephine, a resident of Mercy Housing Lakefront’s Assisi Homes of Kenosha, the silver lining has been how she has

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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release:  April 24, 2020 Three loans, totaling $9,232,000, will provide land to develop homes with services for communities living with lower incomes. DENVER—Wishcamper Development Partners (WDP) and Mercy Community Capital (MCC) partnered on three pivotal land acquisition loans to develop greatly needed affordable housing and resident services for people living with

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earth day 2021 and planet

Every year on Earth Day, we reflect on the importance of keeping the planet healthy, because clean air and water are what communities need to be their best. Practicing environmental sustainability helps to avoid the worst effects of climate change, in turn helping current and future generations to have a vibrant place to call home.

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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release:  April 19, 2020 DENVER—Mercy Community Capital (MCC) was selected to receive the highly sought-after Capital Magnet Fund (CMF) award in 2016, 2018, and most recently in 2020 to fund affordable housing communities. This public-private partnership will allow MCC to leverage capital at both the investment- and project-level by at least

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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release:  April 8, 2021 With the goal to develop and preserve 9,000 affordable homes by 2024, the nation’s leading affordable housing nonprofit creates an innovative funding tool to build more housing with services across America. DENVER—Mercy Housing created the Gap Note Program to help meet the historic need for affordable housing

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Just south of Sacramento is Stockton, California, a city of around 309,000 people in the Central Valley on the San Joaquin River. The town never fully recovered from the Great Recession, and a history of disinvestment disproportionately affects Stockton’s Black, Latinx, and Filipino residents. The Crosstown Freeway is an unofficial boundary, a scar of redlining’s

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Dominique, Mercy Housing Lakefront resident
Apr 01

Blessed

Dominique is a 32-year-old single mother who lives at Mercy Housing Lakefront’s (MHL) Washington Courts in Chicago’s Austin community. She was born and raised in the North Lawndale community, just five miles south of the Austin neighborhood. “I moved with my one-year-old daughter Maliha to Indianapolis, because I had family issues here … I lived with my cousin for some time.”  After

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Press Release: March 19, 2021 Contact: Tamara Aparton, SF Rec and Parks | 415-568-0551 | tamara.aparton@sfgov.org Shashi Jivan, Mercy Housing | 510-542-4064 | sjivan@mercyhousing.org SAN FRANCISCO—Visitacion Valley and Sunnydale residents are one huge step closer to having a recreation center and gym in their kid-heavy community, thanks to many years of advocacy from neighbors, commitment from

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