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Digital Rendering of 7th and Brannan

For Immediate Release September 9, 2022 Contact: Rosalyn Sternberg | 415.355.7157 | rosalyn.sternberg@mercyhousing.org Enterprise Community Partners, Fannie Mae, Chase, and the City and County of San Francisco announce groundbreaking of 7th and Brannan, a 221-home affordable community from Mercy Housing California, financed through the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit. SAN FRANCISCO – Today, Enterprise Community Partners

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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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 28, 2022 Contact: Rosalyn Sternberg, Communications Manager at Mercy Housing California, 415-355-7157, rosalyn.sternberg@mercyhousing.org Liza Cardinal Hand, Chief Communications & Marketing Officer, Catholic Charities of San Francisco, San Mateo, and Marin Counties, 503-621-8024, LHand@CatholicCharitiesSF.org TREASURE ISLAND, SAN FRANCISCO: Residents of Treasure Island and affordable housing stakeholders celebrated the groundbreaking of Star View

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 21, 2022 CONTACT: Rosalyn Sternberg, rosalyn.sternberg@mercyhousing.org WEST SACRAMENTO: Residents, partners, and Mercy Housing California (MHC) staff gathered on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, to celebrate the dedication of 1801 West Capitol, a permanent supportive housing community including 85 affordable, service-enriched homes for people exiting homelessness. “These new homes demonstrate what happens when

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Los Angeles’s Pico Robertson neighborhood is known for its 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, whose son David Levine,

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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 Sonja 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,

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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 (pictured above), 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

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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, 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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