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Natalie Gubb Commons

Natalie Gubb Commons

In October, Mercy Housing and our Bay Area colleagues will honor our long-time friend and co-conspirator, Natalie Gubb, with the dedication of a family housing community in her name. Natalie was among the true leaders of the affordable housing world, having been instrumental in drafting the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) in 1986, which is … Continue reading

Meet Kelaija

Meet Kelaija

When Kelaija joined our youth empowerment program as a high school freshman, she was distant and depressed with abysmal school attendance and failing grades. As she grew to trust our staff, including the Resident Services Manager Ashlei, she shared that several family members struggled with addiction and that she was missing school to protect her … Continue reading

Long Beach Celebrates the Rededication of St. Mary Tower

Long Beach Celebrates the Rededication of St. Mary Tower

With rental prices on the rise, local organizations partnered to renovate and improve St. Mary Tower, an amenity-rich affordable housing community for seniors. LONG BEACH, CA — Mercy Housing California (MHC) is pleased to announce the successful completion of large-scale renovations and upgrades to St. Mary Tower, a 13-story complex of 146 affordable apartments for … Continue reading

Congratulations to Recent Graduates!

Congratulations to Recent Graduates!

For many young people in our country, the end of high school marks the transition to college and a reward for years of hard work and study, but attending college is far from certain for many low-income graduates. All across California, we hear from residents that one of the key benefits of living in a … Continue reading

St. Mary Tower, Our Newest Senior Community

St. Mary Tower, Our Newest Senior Community

On July 19, St. Mary Tower will be having its grand reopening event to celebrate the conclusion of 14 months of construction. This 13-story concrete building has 146 homes for seniors 62 years of age and over. Mercy Housing acquired the building from Dignity Health in 2016 and began construction that November. Improvements include a … Continue reading