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Volunteer Spotlight: Britney

Volunteer Spotlight: Britney

Meet Britney — she may be new to Colorado, but she is no stranger at Mercy Housing’s Francis Heights in Denver where she is regularly greeted with big hugs and warm smiles by residents. Francis Heights is a 383-home senior apartment building that offers low-income residents a safe, accessible place to call home and Britney … Continue reading

Partners in Preservation

An important aspect of Mercy Loan Fund’s business as a national lender is the relationships it builds with national developers of affordable housing.  One such organization, Wishrock, first came to Mercy Loan Fund in 2015 for a loan to preserve Rio Vista Apartments, a 75-unit low-income rental property for the elderly and disabled in Albuquerque, … Continue reading

New 70-Unit Affordable Housing Development in Kankakee Slated for December Opening; Unique Partnership Between Mercy Housing Lakefront and Presence Health Will Feature an On-Site Health and Wellness Clinic Serving Residents and the Community

New 70-Unit Affordable Housing Development in Kankakee Slated for December Opening; Unique Partnership Between Mercy Housing Lakefront and Presence Health Will Feature an On-Site Health and Wellness Clinic Serving Residents and the Community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: David Pickard (708) 434-5006 david@wilksgrp.com CHICAGO, IL (August 28, 2017) – Mercy Housing Lakefront announced today that it will begin accepting applications on September 5, 2017 for River Station Senior Apartments, a 70-unit affordable housing development in Kankakee designed for low-to-moderate-income seniors. Part of a broad community revitalization strategy in a … Continue reading

THE OPENHOUSE COMMUNITY AT 55 LAGUNA MAKES SAN FRANCISCO HISTORY

THE OPENHOUSE COMMUNITY AT 55 LAGUNA MAKES SAN FRANCISCO HISTORY

On March 23, Mercy Housing California and Openhouse celebrated the Grand Opening of The Openhouse Community at 55 Laguna—San Francisco’s first affordable housing community welcoming to LGBT seniors. The 40 apartments augmented by onsite services provided by Openhouse rehabilitates a historic city landmark into a thriving and inclusive home welcoming to LGBT seniors and formerly … Continue reading

Five Ways the Affordable Housing Crisis Affects Seniors

Five Ways the Affordable Housing Crisis Affects Seniors

Every day, roughly 10,000 Baby Boomers turn 65, and by 2040, older adults are expected to make up more than 20 percent of the population. This demographic change has been dubbed “The Silver Tsunami.” As the affordable housing crisis continues nationwide, and in many places worsens, and as federal resources for senior housing continue to disappear, … Continue reading