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A photo of Lili Lew Hailer, smiling towards the camera

We are pleased to announce that Lillian “Lilli” Lew-Hailer is joining Mercy Housing California as the Regional Vice President of Operations. Lilli joins Mercy Housing from MidPen Housing, where she was Vice President of Housing Development for over six years. In her twelve years at MidPen, Lilli worked on new construction and renovation projects, developed building guidelines

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A rendering of the Long Beach Senior Community

On March 9, 2022, Mercy Housing California joined the City of Long Beach, Long Beach Development Services, Bank of America, and the Office of Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn in celebrating the groundbreaking of Long Beach Senior, a new 68-home affordable community for seniors. Slated for completion in the Fall of 2023, Long Beach

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Amelita wearing a suit and sunglasses, standing outside in front of a small hill of dirt, with blue shovels lined up

On February 15, Mercy Housing California’s (MHC’s) board of directors awarded the annual Sister Lillian Murphy Housing Justice Award to Amelita “Ami” Pascual, MHC Regional Director of Philanthropy in Southern California. MHC’s board created the award to honor Mercy Housing’s late and beloved President and CEO, Lillian Murphy, after her retirement in 2014. Sister Lillian

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Villa de Vida Poway

Tour the grounds, hear the stories, and meet the residents at Villa de Vida Poway in Southern California, Mercy Housing’s newest community for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Once completed in 2023, Long Beach Senior will provide Central Long Beach with new high-quality, affordable apartment homes for low-income seniors and senior veterans who have experienced homelessness. Contact: Rosalyn Sternberg, Communications Manager, Mercy Housing California, rosalyn.sternberg@mercyhousing.org LONG BEACH, California On March 9, 2022, Mercy Housing California, the City of Long Beach, Long Beach Development

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Editor’s Note: After this article was originally published, Ford Fish, a long-time Mercy Housing California Board member passed away. We will be forever grateful to Ford, who leaves behind a legacy and commitment to quality, affordable housing and new opportunities for thousands of California families.  The new year brings changes to the Mercy Housing California

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Two woman, one with a black sweater and another with a red and white sweater, are wearing blue gloves and sorting food items into shopping bags

Stroll by Mercy Housing’s Heritage Homes community on a Monday morning and you will likely pass a throng of neighborhood residents greeting one another in a multitude of languages, while bags of fresh produce change hands and volunteers work up a sweat. From the ground floor of Heritage Homes, Mercy Housing California (MHC) operates one

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A bird's eye view cut-out image of 290 Malosi's building

The new year brings exciting changes to Sunnydale HOPE SF, the community-led transformation of one of San Francisco’s most vibrant but historically under-served neighborhoods. As families and seniors move into 290 Malosi, the first new affordable residence on the grounds of the original, former public housing community, residents of Sunnydale can see their years of

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After steady reductions from 2010 to 2016, homelessness has increased steadily over the last four consecutive years. That means it’s more important than ever to do everything we can to ensure that once we move people off the streets and into housing, they have the support they need to move forward into hopeful futures. That

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As we welcome in 2022 together and say goodbye to a year both heartbreaking and hopeful, I want to take a minute to thank you for all your support in 2021, and to show you how much you helped us to achieve.   Thanks to you, the year ahead holds so much promise. To help

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