In The News

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We are honored to partner with the National Real Estate Practice of EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants for the sixth straight year to offer the EPIC Educational Support Grant to Mercy Housing residents. The purpose of the grant is to help recipients obtain their post-high school educational goals. This year, a $5,000 grant was awarded

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Summer was in full swing for 48 youth living at Savannah Gardens and Thrive Sweet Auburn. Kids at Thrive Sweet Auburn enjoyed their first Mercy Housing Southeast summer camp with field trips to the Georgia Aquarium and Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park, where they focused on STEM concepts. Families at Thrive Sweet Auburn are

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We are excited to be moving forward with developing three communities in the Southeast: Henderson Place, Belvedere, and Clairmont Family. Preserving Affordable Housing in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward  In partnership with the Historic District Development Corporation (HDDC), the only nonprofit dedicated to preserving affordable housing in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward neighborhood, Mercy Housing Southeast is

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National Hispanic Heritage Month Feature

Did you know that Hispanic Heritage Month was first introduced by California Congressman George E. Brown in 1968? Originally recognized as a commemorative week, U.S. Representative Esteban E. Torres, also from California, proposed to expand the national observance to one month. In 1989, then-President George W. Bush declared September 15 – October 15 as National

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what's in your backpack

Dr. Seuss once said, “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go.” Back-to-school time can bring up a lot of emotions for both students and their families. And with “Back-to-School” shopping lists including everything from No. 2 pencils and wide-ruled notebooks for the

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Summer Camp 2023

Kids need support to succeed in school and in life, which is why Mercy Housing offers onsite Resident Services programming to help residents achieve their goals. Out-of-School Time is one of Mercy Housing’s most popular programs and includes activities specifically designed for youth residents. Kids take part in fun, safe, educational year-round program-enriched activities, including

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Camp Mercy Participants

For the past two years, Mercy Housing California (MHC) has partnered with the UC Davis BETA (Builder, Engineer, Tinker, Adapt) Labs to work with youth residents at a Sacramento-area elementary school and the surrounding neighborhood. The work and partnership with UC Davis BETA Labs was supported through grants from the Armstead Academic Project. Last Spring,

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S&P Global Ratings, one of the leading providers of credit ratings in the country, has reaffirmed its ‘AA-‘ rating to Mercy Housing. Mercy Housing received this rating with a stable outlook, which is the highest rating to be obtained by nonprofit social housing providers. Substantial due diligence was required to obtain the rating. An issuer

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Government incentives and partner relationships to pay for “green” home renovations that reduce energy and water consumption are crucial to combatting climate change. Unfortunately, many of these programs aren’t set up to serve the one-third of Americans who rent their homes. That means many residents of affordable housing miss out on major costs and energy

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Neighborhood residents watched on with excitement as a crane lowered the first beams of the future Sunnydale Community Center last month. By next year, this large construction site will have transformed into a thriving hub of community life. The 28,000 square foot community center will hold an early childcare center, a Boys & Girls Clubhouse,

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