Community Development DepartmentHousing and Human Services

Housing & Human Services

Eric Uranga
Assistant Community Development Director
Housing & Human Services Manager
(925) 960-4580

Jean Prasher
Human Services Program Manager
(925) 960-4590

Frances Reisner
Senior Management Analyst
(925) 960-4580

1052 South Livermore Avenue
Livermore, CA 94550
(925) 960-4580
(925) 960-4104 TDD
(925) 960-4419 fax

Office Hours

Monday to Friday
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Closed on Holidays

The mission of the Housing and Human Services Division (HHS) is to produce, preserve, and support affordable housing to help low-income, homeless, senior and disabled Livermore residents.  HHS also administers contracts with community organizations to assist low-income residents to obtain necessary services for children and youth, singles and families, seniors, and those who have special needs.


  • The Housing Authority of the City of Livermore will begin accepting applications on January 2, 2015 from those interested in being placed on a WAIT LIST for the 3, 4, and 5-bedroom units in the Leahy Square public housing complex. These units will be affordable to low-income households. Click here for more information. 
  • Coming soon! Four, duet-style 3-bedroom homes for sale under the Affordable Homeownership Program for low to moderate income, first time homebuyers. For qualifications and program information, please visit our Affordable Homeownership Opportunities webpage.
  • VETERANS - Homeownership Opportunity - in partnership with Habitat for Humanity.
  • Funds are now available in amounts up to $40,000 in Mortgage Assistance for moderate income First Time Home Buyers!
  • CalHome Mortgage Assistance for low-income, first time homebuyers up to $55,000 is available to assist with purchasing a market rate home in Livermore. 
  • CalHome Program de Ayuda Hipotecaria Para Primeros Compradores
  • 2015-2016 Tri-Valley Grant Application Workshops - The cities of Livermore and Pleasanton are co-sponsoring application workshops for Fiscal Year 2015-2016 on December 2, 2014 and December 9, 2014. Click on link for more information.



    HHS provides assistance to homebuyers, through a variety of programs, including the City’s Affordable Homeownership Opportunities and Mortgage Assistance programs. If you're seeking First Time Homebuyer Education, please contact a HUD Certified Counseling agency near you.


    The City will assisst homeowners by providing low interest rate Rehabilitation Loans and Grants.  If you are having trouble with your mortgage, please contact a mortgage default counseling center. California Housing Finance Agency also has programs that may help please visit their website at 


    HHS publishes the Tri-Valley Rental Housing Opportunities Guide to assist residents with locating affordable rental apartments and other Rental Assistance programs and services. If you're looking for a list of major multi-family complexes in Livermore click here.


    Livermore Homeless Refuge provides shelter during inclemet weather between November 1st and April 30th. Please call (925) 292-0265 for locations and days open.

    Emergency one-night Motel Vouchers may be accessed through these agencies.

    Homeless Veterans with Families click here.

    Housing Resources page lists agencies offering emergency and crisis housing and shelters. 

    Human Services

    2011 Tri-Valley Human Services Needs AssessmentThe report reviews current human services, identifies gaps in services, and addresses opportunities for improving services in the Tri-Valley.

    Path to Picasso works with artistic Livermore youth ages 14 to 18, including those who have been expelled from school due to tagging or other forms of graffiti. The program matches local professional artists to teach participants how to create more socially accepted methods of presenting their art.

    The City’s Multi-Service Center  is a one-stop facility where Livermore and Tri-Valley residents can access services from a variety of public agencies, regardless of their economic or cultural background. Centro de Servicio Humanos de la Ciudad de Livermore.

    If you're in need of other services not available in the Multi-Service Center, please refer to the Human Services Directory  ( Spanish - Guia de Bolsillo Para los Servicios Humanos

    Volunteer Opportunities

    Lend A Hand Tri-Valley, connects Tri-Valley residents to volunteer opportunities with local and regional non-profit community service agencies, as well as the cities of Livermore and Pleasanton.