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

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!


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Women Leaders at Mercy Housing

When Mercy Housing hired its first CEO in 1981, Sister Mary Terese Tracy, there were few companies led by women in the United States. Over the past 35 years, three successive women presidents have grown Mercy Housing into one of the largest affordable housing developers in the country. This record of women’s leadership remains the

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JFK Towers, 2698 California Rededication

On January 15, Mayor London Breed and Supervisor Stefani joined with Mercy Housing residents to celebrate the rededication of 2698 California and JFK Towers in San Francisco. Renovation of these two affordable housing communities marked the completion of upgrades to all six properties that Mercy Housing and partners acquired in 2015 from the City of

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Meet Sabrina, Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year

Earlier this month, Mercy Housing resident Sabrina received the San Francisco Boys & Girls Club’s Youth of the Year Award. Youth of the Year finalists are chosen by their local Clubhouse based on “moral character, community involvement, academic achievements, and obstacles that they have overcome.” Sabrina accepted the award in front of a packed ballroom,

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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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