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Affordable Housing Internship

Affordable Housing Internship

Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California, a Mercy Housing partner, is recruiting for a one-year, paid internship program designed to recruit and train students at Bay Area colleges and universities to become housing development professionals. This internship aims to provide a launching pad for college students from low-income, communities of color backgrounds into a career in … Continue reading

Holiday Spirit with Mercy Housing California

Holiday Spirit with Mercy Housing California

Raunaq Singh was desperate. It was almost midnight and the toy store would be closing soon; this was his only chance to get what Kevin wished for this holiday season. Raunaq works for Opendoor, a tech company reinventing the home buying and selling process, and they had graciously volunteered to give gifts to families of … Continue reading

Mayor Ed Lee

Mayor Ed Lee

Mercy Housing California is deeply saddened to hear about the news of Mayor Ed Lee’s passing earlier this week. As a champion of affordable housing, he tackled head-on some of the greatest challenges facing the great city and county of San Francisco. Though we will miss Mayor Lee for his leadership, vision, and the passion … Continue reading

Thank you to our Volunteers!

Thank you to our Mercy Housing California volunteers who served this year! Whether you served for 3 or 300 hours, your time and talents have made a difference to those who call Mercy Housing home.As the holidays approach, I am reminded to reflect and be grateful for all that was accomplished this year. In 2017, … Continue reading

California Governor signs historic housing package

California Governor signs historic housing package

Today, Mercy Housing California is honored to celebrate with our partners and legislative leaders a hard-fought victory for the future of affordable housing and healthy communities. Signing into law a package of 15 bills, Governor Jerry Brown gave the final approval to tackle the state’s affordability crisis through a two-pronged approach: streamlining the lengthy and … Continue reading

Mercy Housing Makes Affordable Housing Green Through Energy and Water Efficiency Upgrades

Mercy Housing Makes Affordable Housing Green Through Energy and Water Efficiency Upgrades

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Amelia Laing Content Manager 303-830-3432 alaing@mercyhousing.org San Francisco, CA—Mercy Housing, the largest affordable housing nonprofit in the country, announced today that it has upgraded six of its California properties with efficiency measures that will reduce the amount of energy and water consumed in the buildings. The upgrades were supported by Mercy … Continue reading

Meet a Mercy Housing Resident: Erika

Meet a Mercy Housing Resident: Erika

When Erika left an abusive partner, she and her two small children struggled to find a place to live. Read her story below. I’m a native San Franciscan; I grew up in the Mission district. I have two children: an eight-year-old, Nelson, and a five-year-old, Ghael. Up until a couple years ago, I had a … Continue reading