In The News

Colleen Scanlon

Resident Services programming is at the heart of Mercy Housing’s mission. These programs offer resources to meet each residents’ specific needs and support them in achieving their goals. We have financial education, job assistance, online education, social isolation reduction programs for seniors, and health and wellness classes. Mercy Housing is able to provide these programs

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Mercy Housing has had an outpouring of heartwarming support from community organizations, churches, volunteers, and donors like you during the pandemic. Your food and technology donations have made a big difference for residents struggling with hunger, those that are at-risk to leave their homes, and families struggling with virtual learning. Donated food and cleaning supplies

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As the weather starts to cool and the season changes to fall, we are very aware that the challenges that 2020 have presented will impact people with low incomes at a far greater rate than other populations. Looking forward to National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week (November 15-22, 2020), we present the following 7 facts

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It sounds unreal, farfetched, or even crazy — ‘poverty is illegal’ — but it’s happening and has been for far too long in our country. When you look at the frequency people are incarcerated because they can’t pay fees for speeding tickets and other small infractions, it’s heartbreaking. There are 2.2 million people locked up

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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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Housing Providers Council

We are less than two months away from Election Day, and there is much that can be done to boost voter registration and turnout among low-income renters. The National Low Income Housing Coalition has been engaged through the Our Homes, Our Votes 2020 campaign that provides tools and resources to housing organizations like ours who

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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release:  September 9, 2020 Contact:  Kate Peterson | 303.830.3443 |  kpeterson@mercyhousing.org With a $685K predevelopment loan, Mercy Community Capital will finance Villa Pacifica, affordable homes for families in Mayaguez. SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO—Torrado Development (Torrado) will help develop 43 single-family homes for participants in the ‘Community Development Block Grant—Disaster Recovery’ program

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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release:  September 10, 2020 Contact:  Kate Peterson | 303.830.3443 |  kpeterson@mercyhousing.org Mercy Community Capital reached this milestone translating into 10x leverage factor over their more than three-decades-long history. DENVER—This landmark accomplishment comes at a prolific time in U.S. affordable housing history. As one of the nation’s most trusted and established CDFIs,

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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release: September 4, 2020 Contact: Kate Peterson | 303.830.3443 | kpeterson@mercyhousing.org Funding to support onsite services for affordable housing residents with low incomes, marks the 32nd year Bank of America Foundation has partnered with Mercy Housing to help people in need — with so many experiencing hardships due to the pandemic,

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Experiencing poverty isn’t good for a students’ education… this might sound obvious but poverty and education are treated as two entirely separate issues all too often—they’re not. Poverty is a complex issue, but education is an easy way for you to get involved and help your community with this issue. Here are nine reasons why

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