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For residents of Paradise, California, the start of construction for Cypress Lane Family represents more than just 70 future affordable apartment homes. The groundbreaking ceremony on May 17 is a hopeful new beginning for a community recovering from a devastating fire and marks a brand-new strategy to develop affordable housing more efficiently. “Nothing could be

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Sixth Street Place, a unique community in the Skid Row neighborhood, is changing the narrative of homelessness. This innovative development, located in the heart of Los Angeles, is not just about providing 93 affordable homes. It’s about offering a new beginning. Its modular construction technology and free onsite services are a sign of hope, promoting

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We were excited to host our first in-person fundraising gala since 2019, “Home is Just the Beginning,” on May 7 at the Fairmont San Francisco. Thanks to your generosity, we raised over $500,000 for crucial resident services at Mercy Housing California communities, where residents can heal, grow, and reach their full potential. Home is Just

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Affordable housing and homelessness are among the top issues for California voters. While activists and elected officials continue looking for alternative ways to provide funding for new home development, several initiatives are on the ballot for you to consider when casting your vote in the upcoming election. Statewide: AB 1657 (Wicks): The Affordable Housing Bond of

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We celebrated milestones for many of our amazing developments in San Francisco and the Peninsula in May. These milestones include a “topping out” celebration for two Sunnydale communities, breaking ground on a new affordable housing community for families as part of the Transbay Redevelopment Plan, updates on 555 Kelly in Half Moon Bay, and more.

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Willie Williams III, Mercy Housing Southeast Maintenance Manager, loves to fish. To say it is the thing that makes him most happy and provides him with peace of mind would not be an overstatement. “I don’t even have to catch anything,” he recently shared, adding “Just sitting by the water is so calming and I’ll

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Cuyler-Brownsville, one of the most historic neighborhoods in Savannah, Georgia, began when newly freed slaves migrated from farms and barrier islands into the city after the Civil War. Known for its rich history and character, the Cuyler-Brownsville neighborhood, with its row houses and Victorian single-family homes, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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5/25/2024

A Spirit of Caring

Mercy Housing holds a special place in the hearts of AvalonBay Communities, especially for the Vice President of Development at AvalonBay, Todd Nicotra, and Kate Munoz, AvalonBay’s Senior Development Coordinator. “I love that you help people in so many different ways,” Kate recently shared. “It’s not just like, ‘ok, here’s a roof over your head,’

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If you were given a blank canvas and a drawer full of colored pencils and paints, what would you make? Would you use all the colors? Or stick to just a few? For senior residents at Linbrook Court in Anaheim, California, art has become a way for them to express their thoughts and feelings. It

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Mercy Housing Northwest partners with the YMCA to offer a Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program. I joined the program after some of my neighbors mentioned how much of a difference the program made in their lives. I desperately needed a change. For my health and my life, I decided to join. Before joining, I found myself

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