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

Cooking Classes, made possible by the Walmart Foundation

Wesley has lived at Mercy Housing Lakefront’s (MHL) South Loop Apartments for the past 19 years. He was born on Chicago’s Southside, but grew up on the Northside. He moved to the South Loop Apartments after his rent increased and he could not afford the rent prices. “I knew I couldn’t afford the rent anymore,

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Housing for Homeless Seniors in Sherman Oaks Clears Final Vote

Los Angeles — Today, the Los Angeles City Planning Commission voted to approve a proposal from Mercy Housing California to build 54 units of permanent supportive housing for seniors currently experiencing homelessness in Sherman Oaks. Today’s vote was the final approval needed to allow this permanent supportive housing project, championed by Councilmember David Ryu, to

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Mayor Breed Budget Announcement at Sunnydale
Mayor Breed Brings Supervisors to Sunnydale for a Tour and Unveiling of Her $12 Million Budget

On the last day in May, Mayor Breed announced her 2019-2020 fiscal year budget to a crowd of over 350 people gathered in the Sunnydale neighborhood. Attendees at the event walked past broken down bunker style public housing apartment homes and assembled on a basketball court overlooking a freshly cleared building site. Beyond this, scaffolds

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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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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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