In The News

Earlier this summer, a Northern Illinois Food Bank truck pulled up to Mercy Housing Lakefront’s Batavia Apartments in Batavia, IL., loaded with donated food. For Batavia Apartments Resident Services Coordinator Lynn, it was a welcome sight. Margaret Perrault, the CEO of the Batavia Chamber of Commerce had helped to coordinate the donation drop off and

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The Magic of Mercy Housing: Meet Maria, Resident Services Manager Growing up, Mercy Housing Resident Services Manager, Maria Cabrera wanted to be a doctor. She loved science. She also loved the outdoors. She learned through Girl Scouts how to connect with the community, which turn out, benefitted her as she grew up. Maria and her

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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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Jasmine

“You’re supposed to graduate high school, graduate college, start your career, have a business, have a home, all by 30. And, if you can do that by 30, I’m not envious, like, that’s good. I wish I could’ve done that, but everybody’s situation is different. I try not to tell myself, ‘You better have this.

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Gordon by bookshelf

For Mercy Housing, Marion Housing Center resident Gordon, Wisconsin, has always been home. Growing up in the small town of Williams Bay, Wisconsin, Gordon was surrounded by family who served in the military. Both his father and uncle served in WWII, with his dad stationed in the Mediterranean and his uncle assigned to the 101st

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