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After years of planning and advocacy by West Sacramento leaders, the dedication of 1801 West Capitol felt particularly significant to residents, partners, and staff of Mercy Housing California (MHC). This new 85-home service-enriched community is the first permanent supportive housing development in West Sacramento, providing much-needed housing for local residents who have experienced homelessness –

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On the day Camp Mercy was scheduled to end at Caroline Severance Manor in Los Angeles this summer, the campers weren’t having it. “We were technically scheduled to wrap up our summer camp programming earlier,” said Albert Mendez, Resident Services Coordinator. “But school hadn’t started yet, the kids all wanted to keep going, and everyone

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“Every adventure requires a first step.” – Alice in Wonderland The first thing you need to know about Mercy Housing’s Area Director, Lucinda Phillips, is that she loves all things “Disney.” Ask her who her favorite character is, and she’ll be quick to answer, “I have too many favorites. I love them all.” Growing up

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Over the summer, Sunnydale residents and staff played host to a wide variety of visitors and guests, bringing mentorship and much-needed funding to the community. Firstly, Sunnydale residents of 290 Malosi hosted some very special guests. Longtime Mercy Housing partner and Defensive End for the San Francisco 49ers Arik Armstead brought 16 of his teammates

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Since its inception in 1967, the Rural California Housing Corporation (RCHC) dramatically expanded access to quality affordable housing for Californians living in rural counties in the northern part of our state. From equipping low-income families with the financing and know-how to build their own homes to developing service-enriched rental housing, RCHC has developed 3,200 single-family

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Thanks to decades of advocacy, new affordable family homes are coming soon to San Francisco’s Treasure Island. This summer, residents of Treasure Island and affordable housing stakeholders celebrated the groundbreaking of Star View Court, a new seven-story, 138-unit, 210,586 square-foot affordable home development and collaboration between Mercy Housing California and Catholic Charities of San Francisco,

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Mercy Housing California President Doug Shoemaker recently penned an op-ed for Healthcare Business Today. In it, Doug talks about the ways hospitals and affordable housing providers can work together to create genuinely healthy communities. Read the entire op-ed here  

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Digital Rendering of 7th and Brannan

For Immediate Release September 9, 2022 Contact: Rosalyn Sternberg | 415.355.7157 | rosalyn.sternberg@mercyhousing.org Enterprise Community Partners, Fannie Mae, Chase, and the City and County of San Francisco announce groundbreaking of 7th and Brannan, a 221-home affordable community from Mercy Housing California, financed through the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit. SAN FRANCISCO – Today, Enterprise Community Partners

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 28, 2022 Contact: Rosalyn Sternberg, Communications Manager at Mercy Housing California, 415-355-7157, rosalyn.sternberg@mercyhousing.org Liza Cardinal Hand, Chief Communications & Marketing Officer, Catholic Charities of San Francisco, San Mateo, and Marin Counties, 503-621-8024, LHand@CatholicCharitiesSF.org TREASURE ISLAND, SAN FRANCISCO: Residents of Treasure Island and affordable housing stakeholders celebrated the groundbreaking of Star View

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 21, 2022 CONTACT: Rosalyn Sternberg, rosalyn.sternberg@mercyhousing.org WEST SACRAMENTO: Residents, partners, and Mercy Housing California (MHC) staff gathered on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, to celebrate the dedication of 1801 West Capitol, a permanent supportive housing community including 85 affordable, service-enriched homes for people exiting homelessness. “These new homes demonstrate what happens when

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