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Mercy Services Corporation, Mercy Housing’s property management subsidiary, is among the National Affordable Housing Management Association’s 2009 Affordable 100 — a list of the 100 largest affordable multifamily property management companies. NAHMA compiles the list based on affordable unit counts. The company must receive one of five federal subsidies to be included. Mercy Services CorporationRead More
Jennifer Erixon, President of Mercy Housing Colorado, was named one of Affordable Housing Finance Magazine’s 2009 Young Leaders. The magazine will profile Jennifer and the 11 other Young Leaders in their September 2009 issue. Jennifer is responsible for leading Mercy Housing Colorado’s operations, including the oversight of affordable housing development, fundraising and resident services.Read More
Mercy Housing Colorado is looking for volunteers to help install a new playground on June 24 at Decatur Place Apartments in Denver. Volunteers can work all or part of the day, installing slides, swings and other structures for the more than 200 children who call the affordable housing property in West Denver home. Decatur PlaceRead More
Nearly 2,400 low-income adults and children will have access to new Dell computers at their properties’ community centers, thanks to a $34,700 grant to Intercommunity Mercy Housing from the Employees Community Fund of Boeing Puget Sound. Intercommunity Mercy Housing used the grant to buy 56 new computers and software for the computer labs at nineRead More
As the recession deepens, homelessness and housing instability are rising throughout the region. This one-year grant from the Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust will help Mercy Housing Lakefront develop and implement an aggressive plan to build or preserve 5,000 affordable homes and apartments throughout the region. Learn more at http://pitch.pe/13130.Read More
Mercy Housing California dedicated two new affordable housing communities in Sacramento this month — Ardenaire Apartments on May 15 and Martin Luther King, Jr. Village on May 21. Ardenaire Apartments is a 53-unit property for low-income individuals and families. Nineteen of the refurbished, affordable apartment homes are for formerly homeless families and individuals. Martin Luther King, Jr. Village consistsRead More
More than 200 volunteers and supporters helped Mercy Housing Colorado celebrate the dedication of the Aromor Apartments, a 66-unit supportive housing property for formerly homeless adults, on Saturday, May 16. Volunteers dressed each apartment. Activities included hanging shower curtains, making beds, dressing kitchens and bathrooms, and decorating halls and common spaces. Not only did theseRead More
Mercy Housing made the cover of the May 2009 issue of Affordable Housing Finance! Not only were we ranked #5 of the Top 50 Affordable Housing Owners and #23 of the Top 50 Affordable Housing Developers; Sister Lillian Murphy, RSM, Mercy Housing CEO, and Mercy Housing were featured in several articles, including Donna Kimura’s “KeepingRead More
A message from Mercy Housing President, Dick Banks…
As Mercy Housing ventures further into this challenging year, I want to offer my perspective on how Mercy Housing has grown as an organization.
Mercy Housing Colorado will now be able to develop new affordable homes and provide supportive programs for low-income seniors, families and people with special needs in the Denver Metro area, thanks to a $25,000 grant from The Denver Foundation. The grant was awarded as part of The Denver Foundation’s Community Grants Program. ItRead More
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