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Mercy Housing California is proud to play an active role in addressing our state’s shortage of affordable housing. Check out the new communities we started and finished in 2022, bringing new, service-enriched homes to these great neighborhoods around the state: WHERE WE BROKE GROUND Southern California Heritage Gardens, 68 homes for seniors in Long Beach

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Contact: Rosalyn Sternberg, rosalyn.sternberg@mercyhousing.org ORANGE: On November 29, longtime partners Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange and Mercy Housing California (MHC) celebrated the upcoming start of construction at Villa St. Joseph, a new affordable housing community that will provide 50 homes for low-income seniors aged 62 and over, including 18 homes reserved for formerly homeless

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Mercy Housing’s Resident Services programs are all about equipping residents with the best tools to change their own lives. Just ask Sarah Peralta, a 17-year Mercy Housing California (MHC) employee and Senior Resident Services Coordinator at two affordable communities in Folsom, California (pictured above, front row, second to left). “I always tell residents and partners

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This fall, Mercy Housing California (MHC) and partners celebrated the groundbreaking of 4995 Stockton, a new affordable housing community in Sacramento. What was once an eight-acre vacant lot – the site of a defunct furniture store and demolished gas station and car wash – will soon become 200 new spacious, energy-efficient homes for families. Developed

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On September 9, Mercy Housing California (MHC) announced the groundbreaking of 7th and Brannan, an eight-story, 221-home affordable housing community in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood. This new affordable community for families and single adults will provide permanent supportive housing for 120 families and individuals who have experienced homelessness, as well as 100 homes

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On the roof of Hacienda Heights, Mercy Housing California (MHC)’s new senior community in Richmond, large solar panels glint in the sun. Down in Southern California, a parent at an MHC family community loads an Energy Star laundry machine under the glow of an LED light fixture. At MHC’s office in Sacramento, a management specialist

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On Tuesday, October 11, Mercy Housing California (MHC) teamed up with the City of Norwalk, California in Los Angeles County to hold a groundbreaking ceremony at the future site of the Veterans Villas at San Antonio Drive. The Villas will be a four-story, 60-home, affordable residential apartment development with supportive services near the corner of

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After years of planning and advocacy by West Sacramento leaders, the dedication of 1801 West Capitol felt particularly significant to residents, partners, and staff of Mercy Housing California (MHC). This new 85-home service-enriched community is the first permanent supportive housing development in West Sacramento, providing much-needed housing for local residents who have experienced homelessness –

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On the day Camp Mercy was scheduled to end at Caroline Severance Manor in Los Angeles this summer, the campers weren’t having it. “We were technically scheduled to wrap up our summer camp programming earlier,” said Albert Mendez, Resident Services Coordinator. “But school hadn’t started yet, the kids all wanted to keep going, and everyone

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“Every adventure requires a first step.” – Alice in Wonderland The first thing you need to know about Mercy Housing’s Area Director, Lucinda Phillips, 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

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