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5 Ways Poverty Affects You

5 Ways Poverty Affects You

Poverty affects all of us, every day, many times in ways that we may not recognize. Here’s just a handful: 1. Your Wallet The American Psychological Association estimates that child poverty costs the U.S. economy $500 billion a year. That touches the lives of anyone in the country.        2. Your Work Life The … Continue reading

Happy Nelson Mandela Day

Happy Nelson Mandela Day

Today is Nelson Mandela Day! Mercy Housing keeps his legacy in our thoughts as the world honors his incredible life which made the world a better place. He was a champion of equal rights and advocate for fair, just treatment of all people. Mandela chose a message of mercy at a time when South Africa … 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

100% Graduation Rate in Washington

100% Graduation Rate in Washington

Sterling Meadows Apartments opened in February 2002 and currently serves 50 agricultural workers and their families — all of whom earn 45% or less of the area median income. A supplemental year-round academic program called Homework Club has had prolific results — for 5 straight years they had a 100% high-school graduation rate — that’s … Continue reading