Mercy Housing Opens Edith Witt Senior Community in San Francisco

Mercy Housing California (MHC) celebrated the opening of the Edith Witt Senior Community last month with members of the community including the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency, the San Francisco Department of Public Health, Catholic Charities CYO and the South of Market Health Center.  Located in San Francisco’s Mid Market neighborhood, the 11 story high rise has 107 affordable senior apartments that includes 20 studio apartments, 86 one-bedroom apartments and one staff unit.  Ninety five of the apartments are subsidized through the HUD 202 program, 11 units through the City of San Francisco’s Local Operating Support Program and 27 of the units are reserved for occupancy by homeless seniors referred by the city of San Francisco.

Funding for this development was provided by: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; Union Bank; San Francisco Redevelopment Agency; City and County of San Francisco, Mayor’s Office of Housing; City and County of San Francisco, Department of Public Health; RBC Capital Markets – Tax Credit Equity Group; California Tax Credit Allocation Committee; California Debt Limit Allocation Committee; Silicon Valley Bank; Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, AHP; Catholic Healthcare West; VILO Properties and The Honig Family Trust.