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Villa de Vida Poway

Most of us want the chance to live both independently and in community with others, but for many adults with developmental disabilities, that dream can feel out of reach. With the opening of Mercy Housing California’s (MHC’s) Villa de Vida Poway community, MHC is supporting about 60 people in achieving their dream of leading independent

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Skid Row

Drive down Skid Row in Los Angeles and you’re likely to wonder whether any progress is being made toward ending California’s homelessness crisis. Home to one of the largest populations of people experiencing homelessness in the United States, Skid Row has come to symbolize California’s ongoing struggles to solve the long-standing housing shortage in the

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Doug Shoemaker speaking

On May 19, over 500 supporters around the country got into the Mercy Housing spirit at Bridging the Divide, Mercy Housing California’s (MHC’s) 2021 celebration. MHC’s first-ever all-virtual gathering easily surpassed goals for both revenue and attendance, bringing together attendees from near and far and raising close to $500,000 to support Resident Services. Emceed by

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Rendering of Burbank Boulevard Senior Housing

Construction is set to begin on Mercy Housing California’s first new affordable community solely focused on serving seniors (aged 62 years and older) who have experienced homelessness. Located at 14536 West Burbank Boulevard in the Sherman Oaks community of Los Angeles, Burbank Boulevard Senior Housing will feature 54 rental apartments and a community room, as

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Bob walking on a nature trail

Bob Mullarkey is no ordinary senior. At age 62, he has been walking 25 miles a day to raise money for Mercy Housing and brings attention to homelessness and those who are less fortunate. May 10, marks day 100 and the last of his 2,500 mile walk-a-thon. Why Mercy Housing? At day 50, Bob hadn’t

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RICHMOND, CALIF. – City of Richmond officials joined Mercy Housing California (MHC) and Community Housing Development Corporation of North Richmond (CHDC) to celebrate the groundbreaking and revitalization of Hacienda – a 150-unit affordable housing complex near Downtown Richmond that has been shuttered since 2015. Among the many people in attendance of the virtual groundbreaking ceremony

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Press Release: March 19, 2021 Contact: Tamara Aparton, SF Rec and Parks | 415-568-0551 | tamara.aparton@sfgov.org Shashi Jivan, Mercy Housing | 510-542-4064 | sjivan@mercyhousing.org SAN FRANCISCO—Visitacion Valley and Sunnydale residents are one huge step closer to having a recreation center and gym in their kid-heavy community, thanks to many years of advocacy from neighbors, commitment from

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Capitol Park Hotel

Mercy Housing California begins conversion of historic hotel into affordable apartments for people who are homeless. SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Construction on the former Capitol Park Hotel, located at 1125 9th Street in the city’s downtown core, will transform the building into permanent supportive housing for individuals who are experiencing homelessness. Mercy Housing’s team of contractors and

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Herz Gym: Proposition A on the Ballot this November
Oct 22

Herz Gym

Proposition A on the Ballot this November Reverend Sonya grew up in the 1960s in Sunnydale and would take a bus out of the neighborhood to play basketball. “We’ve never had a gym in the community, we used to go over to Palega Gym (5 miles away). It would be a great asset to the

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Sunnydale

Sunnydale Progress, Block 6 and Block 3 After many years of planning, the rebuilding effort at Sunnydale is taking a major leap forward with the construction and design of four new buildings on the southeastern edge of the community. A new residential building on Block 6, which will provide 167 affordable homes for families, is

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