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555 KELLY 
NEW AFFORDABLE HOUSING FOR SENIOR FARMWORKERS

OVERVIEW

ABOUT

In partnership with ALAS (Ayudando Latinos A Soñar), Mercy Housing California (MHC) is proposing to build 40 apartments of high-quality affordable housing for senior farmworkers. The property at 555 Kelly will also be the future home of the Farmworker Resource Center, a new community center operated by ALAS. The new housing will be owned and managed by Mercy Housing.

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Aerial view of 555 Kelly.

View from Kelly Avenue.

PROJECT SPECIFICS

  • Approximately 40 affordable apartments for senior farmworkers

  • Unit mix: 6 studios, 26 one-bedrooms, 8 two-bedrooms

  • Private indoor and outdoor communal spaces, laundry room, and landscaped gardens

  • New ALAS Farmworker Resource Center

STAFFING

  • Mercy Housing Management Group (MHMG) will be the management agent for the property and is committed to providing quality property management services which reinforce the philosophy that all residents deserve respect, dignity, and a place to call home.

  • The Farmworker Resource Center, managed by ALAS, will provide a variety of services including case management, social service referrals, and mental health services. 

  • Property Management and Resident Services staffing ratios will be determined as plans are further developed.

COMMITMENT TO COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Mercy Housing is committed to incorporating the local community into the development process through a variety of means, including input from neighbors, neighborhood associations, and local leaders, as well as written and electronic communications. In observance of health guidelines related to COVID-19, Mercy Housing and ALAS continue to solicit input through in-person and virtual meetings, e-mail, regular mail, and this website, 555kelly.org.

Please check the Updates page on this website to learn more about upcoming events.

ABOUT

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FAQs

SPRING 2023

  • Initial stages of community engagement, including individual, small group, and community meetings to introduce the development and solicit design input.

  • Early funding applications submitted.

SUMMER 2023

  • Application for City approvals.

FALL 2023

  • Continued community outreach.

  • Completed series of public community meetings in September.

SUMMER 2024

  • Completion of city approvals.

  • Continued applications for funding.

SUMMER 2025

  • Anticipated start of construction.

EARLY 2027

LATE 2027


 

  • Anticipated construction completion.

  • 100% Occupancy.

CONTACT

For any inquiries, questions, or comments, or to be included on our community contacts list, please let us know by filling out this short form.

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