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

Mercy Housing and NAHT Close on $14.3M of Equity to Benefit Rehabilitation of Holly Park Apartments

Columbus, OH. Friday, January 12, 2018. With a focus on leveraging housing as a platform to ensure access to social services opportunities for low-income families, National Affordable Housing Trust (NAHT) is proud to announce the closing of Holly Park.  NAHT closed on the property in partnership with Goldman Sachs Bank and Mercy Housing. Equity financing … Continue reading

Mercy Housing Lakefront President Mark Angelini Appointed to Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago’s Community Investment Advisory Council

CHICAGO, IL (January 15, 2018) – Mercy Housing Lakefront announced today that Mark Angelini, the organization’s President, has been appointed to the Community Investment Advisory Council (CIAC) of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago (FHLBC) for a three-year term ending December 31, 2020. The CIAC consists of representatives from community and nonprofit organizations actively … Continue reading

Thank You for Volunteering

Thank You for Volunteering

We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone who volunteered with Mercy Housing Lakefront in 2017.  By sharing your time, talent, and resources with us, you truly enriched the lives of our residents. Listed below are the names of individuals, groups, faith communities, and companies who volunteered in 2017, along with community … Continue reading

Holiday Spirit with Mercy Housing California

Holiday Spirit with Mercy Housing California

Raunaq Singh was desperate. It was almost midnight and the toy store would be closing soon; this was his only chance to get what Kevin wished for this holiday season. Raunaq works for Opendoor, a tech company reinventing the home buying and selling process, and they had graciously volunteered to give gifts to families of … Continue reading

Mayor Ed Lee

Mayor Ed Lee

Mercy Housing California is deeply saddened to hear about the news of Mayor Ed Lee’s passing earlier this week. As a champion of affordable housing, he tackled head-on some of the greatest challenges facing the great city and county of San Francisco. Though we will miss Mayor Lee for his leadership, vision, and the passion … Continue reading

Check Presentation for Mercy Housing Southeast

Check Presentation for Mercy Housing Southeast

Today, residents and staff at Mercy Place Belmont, a Mercy Housing Southeast community, welcomed Community Foundation of Gaston County board and staff, for the presentation of $2500 for support of Resident Services. Thank you so much for your support!