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Like many great ideas, the new Vera Haile Senior Housing project in San Francisco began with one simple need: to expand the dining room for the St. Anthony Foundation. Since 1950, the organization has helped San Francisco’s homeless and poor population in the Tenderloin. St. Anthony’s modest goal quickly grew into plans for a new, affordable, safe

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Mercy Housing California hosted a grand opening / dedication event for Vera Haile Senior Housing on Wednesday, March 18 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 129 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA, 94102. Completed earlier this year and recently fully occupied, Vera Haile Senior Housing is targeted to very low-income persons 62 years or

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Dwayne is an outgoing teenager with a sweet smile and a love for sports. And even if school isn’t his favorite thing, he’s willing to put up with it so he can play football. It was a bit of a problem when his low grades forced him to drop out of sports his freshman year

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The best buildings resonate in more than one way. They connect on several levels, trigger more than one smile in response. Which explains our visit today to 1180 Fourth Street, the newest and perhaps most satisfying residential piece of San Francisco’s Mission Bay. Architecturally, the six-story wedge of 150 apartments adds an assertive spark in

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For the past four years, Lorri had been living in unbearable conditions. Suffering from abuse, both mentally and physically, this was leading to deteriorating health conditions. After 28 years of marriage, her husband filed for divorce, and Lorri found herself in a worse situation. Lorri had hired an acquaintance to help with yard work for

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From tutoring to volunteering to teaching kids how to play soccer, El Dorado County’s young people give thousands of hours back to the community each year. Many of those youth recently received Youth Star Awards for their tireless efforts. The El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition hosted the ceremony on Dec. 14 at Lakehills Church.

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When Gloria Webster joined a crocheting class taught by Gail Rogers last year, she could neither crochet nor knit. But after the class ended, the two ladies were having so much fun they found themselves crocheting for four to five hours a day—and didn’t want to stop! “There’s only so many hats you and your

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DENVER, CO – Three Mercy Housing properties were honored with Affordable Housing Finance’s 10th Annual Readers Choice Awards for their innovativeness, community impact and creative problem solving. Mercy Housing Lakefront took home the Preservation Award for Pullman Wheelworks Apartments in Chicago, IL, while Mercy Housing California’s Caroline Severance Manor in Los Angeles and Coastside Senior

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Mercy Housing announces the release of an open solicitation for proposals for an energy feasibility study to evaluate implementing innovative multi-building and neighborhood scale energy-related projects.  Proposals are due no later than December 5, 2014 at 5 PM PDT.  The complete request for proposal and federal flow down provisions are linked below. Energy Feasibility Study

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RANCHO CORDOVA, CA – Mercy Housing California is hosting a groundbreaking ceremony for its newest permanent supportive, affordable housing community in the Sacramento Region – Mather Veterans Village – on Thursday, October 30, 2014, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon, 3611 Bleckely Street, Rancho Cordova, California 95655 with a speakers program, turning of the dirt and

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