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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 2023, bringing new, service-enriched homes to these great neighborhoods around the state: WHERE WE BROKE GROUND IN 2023 We started construction on six new affordable communities throughout

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Although residents of Los Angeles approved Measure ULA last year by a majority of voters in the City of Los Angeles, the city has not yet begun to experience the full benefit of the new tax revenue because of a lawsuit. The policy cleared an important hurdle in September, when a judge dismissed a lawsuit

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Mercy Housing has a long history of partnering with faith-based organizations to convert their land into affordable housing communities. An exciting new law, the Affordable Housing on Faith Lands Act, will make this kind of partnership even more effective in 2024. Thanks to the hard work of affordable housing advocates, California Governor Newsom signed a

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Parents, caregivers, and students all agree – talented educators play an outsized role in creating thriving neighborhoods. That’s why it’s vital for teachers and other school staff to have affordable housing opportunities close to where they work. This fall, Mercy Housing California (MHC) and nonprofit developer Abode Communities broke ground on 231 Grant, a new

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Residents of The Lohse Apartments in Roseville, California will soon welcome a new group of downstairs neighbors – some of whom happen to be remote controlled or battery operated. Local nonprofit Placer Advanced Robotics and Technology (PART) will soon unveil a new Robotics Center in the spacious ground floor commercial space of this Mercy Housing

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Every parent wants to send their kid to school feeling well-fed and healthy. At Mercy Housing, residents are leading a first-of-its-kind partnership effort with the national campaign No Kid Hungry (NKH) to improve food access in their communities. Led by the organization Share Our Strength, the No Kid Hungry campaign has one simple goal: end

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We are honored to partner with the National Real Estate Practice of EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants for the sixth straight year to offer the EPIC Educational Support Grant to Mercy Housing residents. The purpose of the grant is to help recipients obtain their post-high school educational goals. This year, a $5,000 grant was awarded

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For the past two years, Mercy Housing California (MHC) has partnered with the UC Davis BETA (Builder, Engineer, Tinker, Adapt) Labs to work with youth residents at a Sacramento-area elementary school and the surrounding neighborhood. The work and partnership with UC Davis BETA Labs was supported through grants from the Armstead Academic Project. Last Spring,

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Government incentives and partner relationships to pay for “green” home renovations that reduce energy and water consumption are crucial to combatting climate change. Unfortunately, many of these programs aren’t set up to serve the one-third of Americans who rent their homes. That means many residents of affordable housing miss out on major costs and energy

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Neighborhood residents watched on with excitement as a crane lowered the first beams of the future Sunnydale Community Center last month. By next year, this large construction site will have transformed into a thriving hub of community life. The 28,000 square foot community center will hold an early childcare center, a Boys & Girls Clubhouse,

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