Tagged with California

Pride and Mercy

Pride and Mercy

As Pride Month wraps up, Mercy Housing would like to thank everyone that has made this such a special time of year. We enjoyed the month of celebration, education, and awareness. To truly foster positive change with access to fair and safe housing we must continue these efforts all year. Partnerships are invaluable in this … Continue reading

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

Letter from Doug Shoemaker

Dear Mercy Housing Supporter, Every time I sit down to write about the housing situation in our state and nation, I feel like I’m describing a scene in a Dickens novel. We have hit such a critical point in California with homelessness and housing insecurity that our work is on nearly everyone’s minds. That concern … Continue reading

Home is just the beginning

Home is just the beginning

Singing “California is a Garden of Eden. It’s a paradise to live in or see. But believe it or not, you won’t find it so hot, if you ain’t got that Do-Re-Mi,” keynote speaker, Kat Taylor, captured the hopes and frustrations of so many Californians struggling to make ends meet. But, for the 1,200 residents … Continue reading

Mercy Housing and City of Wheatland Celebrate Completion of Affordable Housing Reconstruction

Mercy Housing and City of Wheatland Celebrate Completion of Affordable Housing Reconstruction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 7/1/2016 Contacts below Wheatland, CA—Mercy Housing and the City of Wheatland celebrated the completion of the reconstruction of Sunset Valley Duplexes in Wheatland, Calif. on June, 29, 2016. These 88 affordable rental homes are much needed as the state and national affordable housing crises continue, and in many places worsen. Supported by … Continue reading