Mercy Housing California

7th & H Street Housing Community


The 7th & H Housing Community is a mixed-use affordable housing development that provides 150 studio and one-bedroom apartments in an eight-story building; extensive community space, comprehensive resident services, a health clinic and ground floor commercial retail located in close proximity to public transit and a number of downtown amenities. The new building will comprise a landmake affordable housing community which will incorporate many environmentally sustainable features.

7th and H is designed to help meet many important goals of the City of Sacramento, the Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency and Mercy Housing, including:

  • reducing homelessness through the provision of high quality, service-enriched housing in fulfillment of Sacramento's 10-Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness
  • building affordable, safe, attractive workforce housing in the downtown area
  • creating a connection between the existing downtown neighborhood and the future Railyards development.


  • 2,500 square foot ground floor retail space
  • 5,000 square foot community health clinic run by The Effort
  • Gray water utilization, solar hot water pre-heating & slow flow fixtures
  • Photovoltaic system
  • High efficiency heating & cooling
  • Passive solar orientation & thermal mass utilization
  • Extensive community space
  • Resident Services
  • Located in close proximity to public transit


  • 150 studio and one-bedroom apartments serving very low and extremely low-income households
  • Part of the City of Sacramento’s 10-year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness
  • 75 of the units will be reserved for formerly homeless residents and the other half will be reserved for low-income residents earning between 40-50% of the Area Media Income.
  • Funded by: Wells Fargo Community Lending and Development, Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency, Sacramento County, California Housing Finance Agency, California Tax Credit Allocation Committee, Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco
  • Architects: Mogavero Notestine Associates and SERA Architects
  • Contractor: JR Roberts Deacon

7th & H Street Housing Community

720 7th Street
Sacramento, CA  95814
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Phone: 916-520-8641
[TTY 800-855-2880]

Property Type: Mixed-Use
including Supportive
Units:  150



Floor plans

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