In The News

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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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.

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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Golden State Warriors with the Assist

The Sunnydale community was ready for a game-changer. This past December, the Golden State Warriors’ brought their team spirit to San Francisco’s Sunnydale neighborhood. Seventy-four of the NBA team’s office employees partnered with Mercy Housing, Boys and Girls Club of SF, and Urban Sprouts for our big Season of Giving event. For years, many Sunnydale

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In Facebook’s biggest contribution yet toward solving the Bay Area’s housing shortage, the tech giant on Thursday said it will donate $25 million to build up to 120 apartments for peninsula teachers. Facebook has joined forces with several local public agencies to test an experimental plan, Mercy Housing and Abode Communities will develop the project.

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MHC resident at 7th and H

Permanent supportive housing (PSH) combines affordable housing and supportive services designed to meet the unique and heightened needs of the most vulnerable: people that have experienced chronic homelessness, individuals struggling with mental health and/or addiction, and those with other barriers to housing. According to the Corporation for Supportive Housing, studies in six different states and

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Erika Villablanca, MHC Developer

Born in a small town in Nicaragua, Erika, her mother, and siblings were forced to flee their home country after the outbreak of civil war in the 1970s. Her mother was fearful that her two teenage sons would be taken by the government or by the rebels to fight in the conflict. The family flew

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Ford Fish Mercy Housing California Board Member

Ford Fish joined the Mercy Housing California (MHC) Board of Directors in 2015. He was the chair of MHC’s Real Estate Committee during a time of unprecedented growth for Mercy Housing California. A San Francisco native, Ford has 40 years of experience in real estate and construction project management. Ford tells us why he is

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Sunnydale HOPE SF begins construction on second affordable family building at historic mixed-income development San Francisco, CA — Mayor London N. Breed today celebrated the groundbreaking of Sunnydale Block 6, a six-story building that will provide 167 permanently affordable homes for low-income families, including 125 apartments set aside for Sunnydale residents living in public housing.

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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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