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

$71,805 Average California Household Income
$17,448 Average Mercy Housing California Resident Income

Our Impact

146 Rental Properties
20,424  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

As a fellow innovative, Salesforce partnered with us for a STEM Maker Faire.
Building a Future… Out of Candy?

Residents are always looking for innovative ways for their kids to do even better in school. Mercy Housing collaborated with Salesforce in San Francisco to offer program enrichment for youth to do just that because learning doesn’t end after the last school bell rings. For so many hardworking parents, it can be tricky to find

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Volunteers and residents enjoyed this joyous holiday together
Many Holidays, One Mercy Housing

For many Mission Creek Senior Community residents in San Francisco, the Autumn Moon Festival, a popular holiday celebrated throughout East Asia, brings a sense of belonging and thanks. Though it’s a cherished holiday for many Asian households, residents hadn’t had the chance to celebrate together with the entire Mission Creek community. Mercy Housing values community

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As part of a wonderful, long-standing tradition, Dignity Health Foundation and Mercy General have collectively sponsored 500 children at various Mercy Housing properties in the Greater Sacramento area in a Toy Drive each year.
Holiday Helping Hands

The holidays are a great time of year for spending time with friends and family, but it can be challenging and stressful too. For those experiencing or who have experienced poverty, it can be truly difficult. With the help of volunteers, Mercy Housing made sure residents got to experience holiday cheer this year. Those who

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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.

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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.

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