Mercy Housing is redefining affordable, low-income housing. It is a national nonprofit organization that is working to build a more humane world where poverty is alleviated, communities are healthy, and all people can develop their full potential.
Mercy Housing is one of the nation's largest affordable housing organizations. They participate in the development, preservation, management and/or financing of affordable, program-enriched housing across the country. Mercy Housing acquires and renovates existing housing, as well as develop new affordable rental properties.
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Mercy Housing's Marcy Adelman and Jeannette Gurevitch LGBTQ welcoming communities provide affordable homes and supportive services for formerly-homeless veterans.
Openhouse, founded in 1998, serves San Francisco Bay Area LGBTQ+ seniors as they overcome the unique challenges they face as they age with a suite of services including affordable housing, direct services, transforamtional training, and community programs. Openhouse works to center the voices and experiences of LGBTQ+ older adults by providing opportunities to make social connections and build community. Openhouse is committed to creating a safe environment that supports community members, honors our diverse perspectives and identities, and fosters dynamic community engagement. Openhouse recognizes and affirms that LGBTQ+ older adults live at intersections of race, ethnicity, class, culture, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, spirituality, and ability.