Community Development DepartmentHousing and Human Services

Housing Assistance

The City of Livermore is dedicated to providing affordable housing opportunities and assistance for low and moderate income households which can enhance and strengthen our community.

  • NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS for the purchase of four duet-style, 3-bedroom homes under the Inclusionary Housing Program . These homes will be sold at prices affordable to Low and Moderate Income, first time homebuyers. For more information please visit our Affordable Homeownership Opportunities' webpage.
  • NEW! Mortgage Assistance funds in the amount of $40,000 are now available for up to moderate-income, first time homebuyers.
  • CalHome Mortgage Assistance  program up to $55,000 for low-income, first time homebuyers. Now accepting applications. You may now combine the CalHome MAP with the City MAP program for a total assistance amount of up to $95,000.  Espanol


Mortgage Assistance
The City of Livermore's Mortgage Assistance programs provides a second mortgage loan for low- to moderate-income first time homebuyers who desire to live in the City of Livermore. This loan can assist with the down payment, reducing the first mortgage, and/or pay for some of the closing costs.

Affordable Homeownership Opportunities
Low to moderate income home buyers seeking to purchase an affordable home may check out the various affordable homeownership opportunities the City provides.  

Homebuyer Education     
For a list of agencies offering First Time Homebuyer Education - click here


Mortgage Default Counseling / Assistance 
A Mortgage Default Counseling Agency can provide unbiased information and assistance to help avoid foreclosure or assist during the foreclosure process.

For information on
"Keep Your Home California" a program through CalHFA that provides financial assistance helping to prevent foreclosure, please visit their website at  

Home Repairs
Is your home in need of minor repairs? Financial assistance may be available to low-income homeowners through the City's Housing Rehabilitation Loan and Grant programs. Veterans may qualify for home repairs through Habitat for Humanity's 'Veterans Home Repair' program.


Affordable Rental Housing
Tri-Valley Rental Housing Opportunities Guide lists apartment complexes in the area that have affordable units within the complex. You will need to contact each complex you are interested in to find if they have any available units or if you could be placed on a wait list. 

Are you in need of rental assistance, affordable rentals, homeless prevention, assistance with your tenant or landlord? Through various agencies and programs assistance is available for Renters.

Senior Rental Housing
The Tri-Valley Rental Housing Opportunities Guide lists affordable senior apartment complexes as well as other affordable rental housing. For other housing for seniors, please visit the Renters Resource page.

Veterans with families looking for assistance click here.

Workforce Rental Housing Program.
Currently there are no available homes.


Homeless Prevention
The Homeless Prevention and Rapid Rehousing Program is now closed. Please call 2-1-1 for referral information.

El Programa de Prevención de Indigencia y Realojamiento Rápido (HPRP) ya está cerrado. Por favor, llame al 2-1-1 para obtener información de referencia.
Homeless Refuge
Livermore Homeless Refuge provides a clean, dry, warm and safe refuge for people who need a place to stay. It operates November 1st through April 30th during inclemet weather. For information please call (925) 292-0265.

Veterans looking for assistance click here.

Looking for assistance or emergency shelters? Check out the many housing resources available.

"Housing stability is good for families.....and good for the community"