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Los Angeles’s Pico Robertson neighborhood is known for walkable boulevards, kosher delis, and its close proximity to world-class museums. Now, it’s also the site of 48 new affordable, service-enriched homes for seniors at the Howard and Irene Levine Senior Community. Named for philanthropists and housing advocates Howard and Irene Levine, this new Mercy Housing California

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For almost thirty years, until her retirement in 2014, Sister Lillian Murphy, RSM, served as President and CEO of Mercy Housing. Under her leadership, Mercy Housing expanded from a small, regional housing development organization with 250 homes to a nationwide leader that provides over 24,000 affordable homes to nearly 45,000 residents in 21 states, with

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There was hardly a dry eye in the courtyard of Mercy North Auburn at Rock Creek as resident shared her moving story on May 11th’s dedication event. “When he first saw the place, my son said, ‘Mom, I thought you were moving us somewhere ugly. This is really nice!’” Sonja recalled to the partners, staff,

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As Californians continue to feel the crunch of our state’s rising rents and lack of housing production, the State legislature has been surprisingly unable to advance legislation to address key barriers to building more homes. Unfortunately, most of the bills proposed in the last few years have stalled out after failing to gain the support

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This spring, Mercy Housing California (MHC) dedicated Tahanan, a new permanent supportive housing community in San Francisco. Partners, staff, and residents celebrated the addition of 145 much-needed affordable homes – as well an innovative new approach to building housing more efficiently and cost-effectively called modular construction. As one of the leading affordable housing developers in

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Family smiling at Disneyworld

“Every adventure requires a first step.” – Alice in Wonderland The first thing you need to know about Mercy Housing’s Area Director, Lucinda, is that she loves all things “Disney.” Ask her who her favorite character is, and she’ll be quick to answer, “I have too many favorites. I love them all.” Growing up in

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Exterior photo of Tahanan property

Mercy Housing, Tipping Point Community, and the San Francisco Housing Accelerator Fund partner to provide 145 affordable apartment homes. April 29, 2022 SAN FRANCISCO: With the dedication of the new Tahanan community at 833 Bryant Street, San Franciscans celebrated the addition of 145 much-needed permanent supportive apartment homes – as well as the introduction of

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On April 4, 2022, Mercy Housing California announced the launch of the California Land Acquisition Fund, created to bring the speed and impact of private equity funds to the nonprofit affordable housing space. The $47 million fund was launched with significant participation from JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, The California Endowment, Wells Fargo, CommonSpirit Health, California

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Ford Fish Mercy Housing California Board Member

In February, the Mercy Housing California (MHC) community suffered the loss of a brilliant and compassionate affordable housing advocate, longtime MHC board member Ford Fish. We hope you will join us in keeping his family in your thoughts. Ford served on the MHC board for over seven years, bringing forth his passion for ending homelessness

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A photo of a hand painted sign, with a garden mural and a man holding a basket of vegetables, with the title "Cleo Neslon Community Garden"

With new insights from Sunnydale community members and a one-million-dollar grant from the Stupski Foundation, Mercy Housing California (MHC) is taking significant strides towards expanding access to fresh, nutritious, culturally relevant food for residents of Sunnydale, a former public housing community in San Francisco engaged in a resident-led neighborhood transformation. This new grant will enable

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