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 Alameda County Housing Authority is accepting applications January 21, 2015 - February 4, 2015 from seniors and disabled persons interested in being placed on the Project-Based WAIT LIST for 1-bedroom units. These units will be affordable to seniors and disabled low-income households only. Click here for more information.  
  • The Livermore Housing Authority Project-based WAIT LIST is currently open for 3, 4, and 5 bedroom units at Leahy Square.
  • 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.
  • Funds are now available in amounts up to $40,000 in Mortgage Assistance for First Time Home Buyers with gross household incomes up to Moderate Income (120%AMI)!
  • CalHome Mortgage Assistance up to $55,000  for low-income (80%AMI), first time homebuyers is available to assist with purchasing a market rate home in Livermore. 
  • CalHome Program de Ayuda Hipotecaria Para Primeros Compradores



    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 paying your mortgage, please contact a
    mortgage default counseling center. California Housing Finance Agency also has programs that may assist, 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 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 Assessment.  The 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.