Mercy Housing California

Mercy Housing California (MHC) is the largest regional division of Mercy Housing, Inc., with offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Sacramento. MHC has developed and operates 134 affordable communities with more than 9,190 homes serving lower-income seniors, families, and people who have experienced homelessness.

Mercy Housing California remains committed to changing lives and revitalizing neighborhoods by providing quality, service-enriched housing.


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The Problem

$48,000 Average Household Income
$14,400 Average Mercy Housing Resident Income

Our Impact

134 Rental Properties
17,453  People Served

Hope through Development

Mercy Housing California improves the lives of thousands of residents through the development of affordable housing. Our experienced development staff recognizes possibilities and creates new opportunities where none are obvious, and our development expertise covers the full spectrum of housing solutions including:

  • Multifamily rental homes
  • High-rise, mixed-use properties
  • Supportive, single-room occupancy housing for formerly homeless individuals
  • Preservation and rehabilitation developments

2018 California's Impact Report

The Impact You’ve Made

On behalf of the staff and Board of Mercy Housing California , we want to thank all of our supporters
for your help in creating more housing opportunities for lower-income Californians. From Woodland and Roseville in the Sacramento Valley to Los Angeles and San Francisco, Mercy Housing California completed 346 new homes and acquired 138 homes in 2018. We also continued to renovate our existing portfolio of 9,190 homes around the state to ensure that they remain community resources for many years to come.

Read the full 2018 Impact Report

Donate to Mercy Housing California

We are proud to serve our residents and California communities through the development of affordable housing and resident services. Donate today to help us continue our mission!


News Feed

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 CEO Retires from Nation’s Leading Affordable Housing Nonprofit

Jane Graf, Mercy Housing’s President & CEO, is retiring—Mercy Housing is the largest affordable housing nonprofit and with a presence in 41 states, their role in addressing the affordable housing crisis is pivotal.   Graf has announced her plan to retire in 2020 following a 32-year career with Mercy Housing—headquartered in Denver,CO. She came from

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Villa de Vida breaking ground with shovels
Villa de Vida Groundbreaking

Adults with developmental disabilities will have new opportunities for independence thanks to a partnership between Mercy Housing California and Villa de Vida, Inc. The two nonprofit organizations broke ground May 28 on Villa de Vida, a new housing community with 54 apartments in Poway, California. Villa de Vida is designed to address the growing need

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MAAP Fieldtrip

Over spring break, 15 students in the Mercy Academic Achievement Program (MAAP) took an epic journey to Los Angeles to tour the UCLA Campus and visit the Museum of Tolerance. MAAP is a middle school program that increases higher education opportunities for young people living in Marina Vista and Alder Grove. Sacramento-based staff Felicia and

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Partner With Us.

Regardless of the scale and population served, each Mercy Housing community is built with an unwavering commitment to dynamic partnerships, creative vision and extensive community planning. We understand that the heart of a new community is built over time through the early and consistent engagement of community members. Mercy Housing’s development team is skilled at creating dynamic and informed relationships with the local community – relationships that lead to comprehensive design and a prioritization of community needs.

Together with its partners, Mercy Housing California has developed over 9,000 homes where more than 17,000 Californians will sleep tonight. We hope you’ll join us in building the next one.

Learn More

MHC has a variety of resources to share. From recent developments to modular construction, we encourage you to explore our publications to learn more about our approach to building, supporting, and improving communities.

Check out our recent publications

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