Regional Director of Real Estate Development
California Coalition for Rural Housing
Stephan Daues, Regional Director of Housing Development, leads Mercy Housing’s real estate development efforts in the Sacramento region. Stephan has 18 years of experience in affordable housing soup to nuts project management for affordable workforce, family, seniors, and permanent supportive housing real estate development, as well as subdivision development for rural self-help homeownership. Born and raised in the Silver Lake area of Los Angeles, Stephan graduated from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon and received an MA in Comparative and Regional Studies- Latin America from American University in Washington, D.C. Stephan lives in West Sacramento with his wife, Gretchen, a special education elementary school teacher, and their two elementary school-age children.