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Ford Fish Mercy Housing California Board Member

In February, the Mercy Housing California (MHC) community suffered the loss of a brilliant and compassionate affordable housing advocate, longtime MHC board member Ford Fish. We hope you will join us in keeping his family in your thoughts. Ford served on the MHC board for over seven years, bringing forth his passion for ending homelessness

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A photo of a hand painted sign, with a garden mural and a man holding a basket of vegetables, with the title "Cleo Neslon Community Garden"

With new insights from Sunnydale community members and a one-million-dollar grant from the Stupski Foundation, Mercy Housing California (MHC) is taking significant strides towards expanding access to fresh, nutritious, culturally relevant food for residents of Sunnydale, a former public housing community in San Francisco engaged in a resident-led neighborhood transformation. This new grant will enable

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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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Jane Graf Headshot

Mercy Housing – Jane Graf – A Guiding Light (2014-2020) “I’ve always believed that nothing is impossible.”  Some might say that Jane Graf was born to lead.  When Sister Lillian Murphy announced her retirement from Mercy Housing in 2014, Jane was at the top of the list to lead the organization. She was the first

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Hello and welcome! Following many challenging months, one thing has remained constant – people’s resiliency to move forward, adapt, and be there for one another. Thank you for helping make 2021 a success. We could not have gotten through the year without the support and dedication of people like you. Here are just a few

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rendering of 8315 East Colfax

It is official! Mercy Housing Mountain Plains (MHMP) is excited to announce that construction is underway at our newest development property on the corner of East Colfax and Valentia Street in Denver, Colorado. The 82-apartment affordable housing community, with a ground floor early childhood education center, began construction in early January. The Rose on Colfax

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Graciela smiling towards the camera wearing a yellow blouse and a yellow blazer, with the caption "Resident Voices - Graciela"

Resident Voices offers residents a platform to share their voice with the greater community. We applaud all those who have the interest to share their thoughts with us! Vista Alegre is a senior property located in Glendale, Arizona. The 60-unit community offers a variety of Resident Services programming that supports residents to live their full

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