In The News

Thanks to all of you that were able to support us in celebration of our 30th anniversary. We were thrilled to have the chance to celebrate in person with some of you and reflect on this milestone during the Gala evening. A booming children’s choir from two of our San Francisco communities opened the evening

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Source: Sacramento Business Journal Rancho Cordova city officials think a new assisted housing project for disabled homeless veterans near Mather Airport could be months away from breaking ground, after the city council approved a pair of needed entitlements for the Mather Veterans Village this week. Reed Flory, housing services administrator for the city of Rancho

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Mercy Housing California is accelerating its efforts to improve the standard of living of low-to-moderate income affordable housing residents by creating new financial models for the funding of additional services. With a $160,000 grant from the Citi Foundation, Mercy Housing California (MHC) will work to advance new development models that will allow money saved through

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On April 29, 2013, Mercy Housing California will take an important step with local and federal officials and celebrate the opening of a new affordable community for low-income and formerly homeless residents in downtown Sacramento. 7th & H’s new 150 studio and one-bedroom apartments is a key component of the city and county’s effort to

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In September 2012, Mercy Housing California received two grants from The Women’s and Girls’ Fund of the Kern Community Foundation and the Dignity Health Community Grants Program in Bakersfield to fund the Thriving in Life Wellness and Youth Leadership Program pilot. The program was designed to inspire 20 southeast Bakersfield young women, including some from Madison Place, a Mercy Housing California property,

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Who would’ve thought interior improvements had such a meaningful impact on so many people? Once a year an occasion known as “Mission Possible” is reserved for Mercy Housing California and Mercy Housing Management Group staff to volunteer in the community. Some give back to their favorite organizations while others enjoy volunteering with Mercy Housing. During

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The Los Angeles advocacy group UNIDAD (United Neighbors in Defense Against Displacement) recently awarded Mercy a $200,000 grant for affordable housing on Washington Boulevard in South L.A.  UNIDAD, a community group that is part of SAJE (Strategic Actions for a Just Economy) organized with local residents and negotiated the UNIDAD Lorenzo Community Benefits Agreement, which

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Creating Homes through Collaboration On January 24th, Mercy Housing California and the St. Anthony Foundation celebrated the groundbreaking of Vera Haile Elder Housing and the St. Anthony’s Dining Room. The Vera Haile Elder Residence, located on 121 Golden Gate Avenue in San Francisco’s Tenderloin will consist of 90 new homes for low-income seniors and a

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Recently, the Mercy Housing board and staff convened in Washington, DC to bring our message to Congress. More than 40 of us visited with dozens of members of both parties of Congress and their staff to talk about how important federal funding is for the people we serve and the homes we build. Fittingly, we

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U.S. Bank, Mercy Housing California, and New Directions have closed on a financing package that paves the way for El Monte Veterans Housing, a $12.8 million affordable housing development aimed at supporting returning veterans in Los Angeles County who might otherwise be homeless. Construction starts this month with completion expected in March 2014. El Monte

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