Mercy Housing Lakefront

Cannon place


Cannon Place facility is a development for homeless veterans and their families. The community will be comprised of 65 units of affordable and supportive including accessible and adaptable one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments. The development is designed to maximize the number of housing opportunities in the area for those who have served our country. The 20-acre property is located in a beautiful setting on the campus of the VA Illiana Health Care System in Danville, Illinois, and is within walking distance of the Danville Area Community College. Residents began moving in September 2016


    • Fully-furnished apartments including living room, dining room, and bedroom furniture sets, and appliances
    • Large closets in all apartments
    • All utility cost included in tenant rent
    • Energy efficient & sustainable living in a LEED-Silver certified building
    • Laundry facilities on each floor
    • Resident lounges on each floor
    • Fitness center
    • Resident computer center
    • Outdoor green space with patio, picnic tables, barbecue grills, gazebo & gardens
    • Community event room
    • Accessible pick-up/drop-off point
    • On-site property management
    • Supportive service staff on-site
    • On-site security personnel & video surveillance


  • Total of 65 apartments
  • 24 one-bedrooms, 20 two-bedrooms, & three three-bedrooms
  • Case management provided by VA Illiana Health Care System & Crosspoint Human Services
  • Funded by: Illinois Housing Development Authority, National Equity Fund Inc. (an affiliate of LISC), Housing Authority of the City of Danville, Illinois, First Midwest Bank, Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago, U.S Department of Veteran Affairs, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

cannon place

520 Veterans Way
Danville, IL 61832
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Property Type:  Veteran/Supportive
Units: 65