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Mercy Housing has refined the motel-conversion model with our recently completed community, Courtyard on Orange Grove

Converting older, deteriorating motels into housing for the homeless can be a gamble with limited wins. However, with sound planning and strategic implementation, easing California’s long-term homelessness crisis using similar strategies is doable, especially now, in light of recently approved state funding to help tackle the issue. This April, Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled Project Roomkey,

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Maria pictured here with her mother and two brothers in their Mercy Housing home in L.A.

Mercy Housing provides quality, evidence-based Out of School Time (OST) programming for hundreds of youth in California communities. The goal of OST is to supplement young residents’ educational and social-emotional learning to help them lay a strong foundation for academic and life success. While originally attended primarily by K-5th grade residents, these programs have expanded

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Camp Mercy 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has drastically changed the structure of classroom-based learning. With California’s shelter-in-place ordinances and school closures statewide, many students are missing out on vital social aspects of school that help to promote learning and the development of healthy social bonds. Families are experiencing what has been coined ‘COVID slide,’ a 30% or greater

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The coronavirus pandemic poses challenges to communities that we haven’t seen before. Goodwill of San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin Counties (SF Goodwill) and Mercy Housing understand that partnerships are what matter most when things get tough. SF Goodwill’s mission is creating second chances through the power and dignity of work and the organization works

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I am very pleased to announce that Ismael Guerrero has assumed his role as Mercy Housing’s President and CEO, effective today. As way of introduction, I invite you to watch the short video below: After an exhaustive national search, we knew that there was no better person to lead Mercy Housing than Ismael. His visionary

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Rendering of Long Beach Senior

Mercy Housing California (MHC) is proposing to develop high-quality affordable apartment homes for low-income seniors and senior veterans who have experienced homelessness. The development, which is located at the corner of Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) and Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue in Long Beach, will serve qualified seniors, 62 and older, and include amenities such

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Mercy Housing is proposing to develop high-quality affordable homes for low-income families and families and individuals who have previously experienced homelessness. The development, which is located on the corner of 7th and Brannan Streets, will serve qualified households and include amenities such as private indoor and outdoor communal spaces, onsite property management with 24-hour front

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Rendering of 833 Bryant

833 Bryant Street Permanent Supportive Housing will be the new construction of 145 studio apartments of permanent supportive housing for adults who have experienced homelessness. This is the prototype of what is hoped to model a new financing structure for permanent supportive housing. The goals of the project are to expedite the development process and

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As a fellow innovative, Salesforce partnered with us for a STEM Maker Faire.

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

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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