In The News

Bob walking on a nature trail

Bob Mullarkey is no ordinary senior. At age 62, he walked 25 miles a day for 100 days this year to raise money for Mercy Housing California (MHC) and bring attention to our state’s homelessness crisis.   We touched base with Bob at the end of his 2,500-mile walk-a-thon – a stroll that raised just over $100,000 and inspired

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7th and H Sacramento

In his State of the City address this summer, Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg made national headlines with an ambitious promise. “I propose that our city be the first to enact both a legal right to safe shelter and housing, and a parallel obligation for unsheltered people to accept that shelter and housing when it is

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Hacienda Entry Perspective

When the Hacienda Senior Housing Community in Richmond, CA reopens in 2022 after a major renovation, 150 seniors will enjoy a new home thanks to the partnership between the Community Housing Development Corporation of North Richmond (CHDC), Mercy Housing California (MHC) and the City of Richmond. To create successful, service-enriched affordable housing throughout California, MHC

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For years, Mercy Housing California’s (MHC’s) onsite resident service coordinators have partnered with a strong corps of dedicated volunteers to support our community programs. While the COVID-19 pandemic shut down most in-person volunteer opportunities, our dedicated partners still found ways to make the last eighteen months less isolating for MHC residents. Now, as kids prepare

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Villa de Vida Poway

Most of us want the chance to live both independently and in community with others, but for many adults with developmental disabilities, that dream can feel out of reach. With the opening of Mercy Housing California’s (MHC’s) Villa de Vida Poway community, MHC is supporting about 60 people in achieving their dream of leading independent

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Skid Row

Drive down Skid Row in Los Angeles and you’re likely to wonder whether any progress is being made toward ending California’s homelessness crisis. Home to one of the largest populations of people experiencing homelessness in the United States, Skid Row has come to symbolize California’s ongoing struggles to solve the long-standing housing shortage in the

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Doug Shoemaker speaking

On May 19, over 500 supporters around the country got into the Mercy Housing spirit at Bridging the Divide, Mercy Housing California’s (MHC’s) 2021 celebration. MHC’s first-ever all-virtual gathering easily surpassed goals for both revenue and attendance, bringing together attendees from near and far and raising close to $500,000 to support Resident Services. Emceed by

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Rendering of Burbank Boulevard Senior Housing

Construction is set to begin on Mercy Housing California’s first new affordable community solely focused on serving seniors (aged 62 years and older) who have experienced homelessness. Located at 14536 West Burbank Boulevard in the Sherman Oaks community of Los Angeles, Burbank Boulevard Senior Housing will feature 54 rental apartments and a community room, as

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mercy housing heart logo

RICHMOND, CALIF. – City of Richmond officials joined Mercy Housing California (MHC) and Community Housing Development Corporation of North Richmond (CHDC) to celebrate the groundbreaking and revitalization of Hacienda – a 150-unit affordable housing complex near Downtown Richmond that has been shuttered since 2015. Among the many people in attendance of the virtual groundbreaking ceremony

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mercy housing heart logo

Press Release: March 19, 2021 Contact: Tamara Aparton, SF Rec and Parks | 415-568-0551 | tamara.aparton@sfgov.org Shashi Jivan, Mercy Housing | 510-542-4064 | sjivan@mercyhousing.org SAN FRANCISCO—Visitacion Valley and Sunnydale residents are one huge step closer to having a recreation center and gym in their kid-heavy community, thanks to many years of advocacy from neighbors, commitment from

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