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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

Pride and Mercy

Pride and Mercy

As Pride Month wraps up, Mercy Housing would like to thank everyone that has made this such a special time of year. We enjoyed the month of celebration, education, and awareness. To truly foster positive change with access to fair and safe housing we must continue these efforts all year. Partnerships are invaluable in this … Continue reading

Those People —An Art Exhibition

Those People —An Art Exhibition

Those People Mercy Housing Lakefront just concluded Those People exhibition — a resident art collection exploring notions of homelessness, displacement, and diversity. We had a wonderful turnout to see 11 resident artists’ work. Many of the pieces were sold during the Grand Opening celebration and proceeds went to the artist and the Art Therapy Program. … Continue reading

Aging with Hope

Aging with Hope

Aging intimidates many and impacts all. May is Older Americans Month and seniors (people over 65) comprise 32% of residents served by Mercy Housing, that’s over 12,000 people. Understanding their needs is important to us. By 2035, seniors will outnumber children for the first time in U.S. history according to the Census Bureau. Traditionally, most … Continue reading

Mothers & Mercy Housing

Mothers & Mercy Housing

Happy Mother’s Day! Families are an irreplaceable building block of a community, and Mercy Housing is always working to support families in every capacity. To support families, we must understand their needs. Women are important to Mercy Housing communities and represent 60% of the adult resident population. Many of our resident services are designed for … Continue reading

Home Not Hospitals

Home Not Hospitals

There’s been a decline in self-reported ER visits, hospitalizations, and medical-related 911 calls at Aromor Apartments, a 61-home permanent supportive housing property located in Denver. Many of these residents have chronic and behavioral health issues from years of homelessness and housing instability.  At Aromor Apartments, they receive stable, subsidized housing, and onsite case management and … Continue reading