Mercy Housing California

Martin Luther King, Jr. Village


Martin Luther King, Jr. Village (MLK) provides 80 apartments of permanent supportive housing to disabled homeless adults. The 5.5 acre development consists of single-story, one bedroom cottages and duplexes.  There are 60 residential buildings, one community building and one maintenance building.  Each 400 square foot cottage has a bedroom, a small kitchen / living space, and a full bathroom. Site amenities include a basketball court and outdoor meeting areas.

The 5,000 square foot community building has several meeting rooms, management offices, service provider offices, multipurpose space, a large well-appointed community kitchen, a computer room, a central laundry room, and a medical exam room. Mercy Housing Management Group provides property management and a 24-hour desk clerk for the development. Mercy Housing partnered with The Effort Inc. and Turning Point Community Services to provide resident services.  Services include: case management, living skills, conflict resolution, money management, and credit counseling, health education, HIV/AIDS care and referrals, mental health services, substance abuse counseling, employment counseling, and community building/social activities.



  • Resident Services provided jointly by Sacramento County Department of Health & Human Services, The Effort, Inc., Turning Point Community Services and Mercy Housing California
  • 5,000 square-foot community building
  • Community kitchen
  • Computer lab
  • Central laundry room
  • Basketball court & outdoor meeting space


  • 80 apartments of permanent supportive housing for disabled homeless adults 
  • Each 400 square-foot cottage has a bedroom, a small kitchen/living space & a full bathroom
  • Funded by: California Department of Housing & Community Development, California Housing Finance Agency, California Tax Credit Allocation Committee, Corporation for Supportive Housing, Farmers & Merchant Bank, Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, Homestead Capital, Sacramento County Department of Health & Human Services-Division of Mental Health and the Sacramento Housing & Redevelopment Agency
  • Architects: Dave Anders of Anders & Falltrick Architects, John N. Westphal
  • Contractor: Brown Construction, Inc.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Village

3900 47th Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95824
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 Phone: 916-393-7478
[TTY 800-855-2880]

Property Type: Supportive
Units:  80

Office Hours:
Monday - Saturday
8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p .m.