Housing and Human Services

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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.

Housing Assistance

Announcements

Winter Relief Homeless Shelters - Alameda County Looking for Homeless shelters in Alameda County? Click here for a current list.

Affordable 'Assisted Living' rentals for seniors     Heritage Estates is now accepting applications for their below market rate, Assisted Living, one-bedroom apartments. There is a minimum annual income requirement of $31,368 and a maximum income of $40,980 for a 1 person household and $46,800 for a 2 person household. For more information please see the flyer or contact Heritage Estates at 925-373-3636.    

Coming soon! Affordable Homeownership Opportunities

THE VINES

Four (4) single-family 3 and 4 bedroom homes. The Vines are located on the corner of East Avenue and Vasco Road. Three (3) of these homes will be sold at a price affordable to households earning up to 80% AMI and one (1) will be sold at an affordable price to a household of 4 or more persons earning up to 120% AMI. Estimated timing of the application period will be late 2016/early 2017.

GARDELLA PLAZA TOWNHOMES

Three (3) townhome-style 3 and 4 bedroom homes. These homes will be sold at an affordable price to households with 3 or more persons earning up to 80% AMI. Estimated timing of the application process will be late 2016/early 2017.

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY – VETERANS PROGRAM 

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS: A single family, 3-bedroom home on Andrews Street. This home is being sold through Habitat for Humanity and is available to households with 3 or more persons earning up to 80% AMI . Preferences will be given to Veterans and those who live and/or work in the City of Livermore. For more information on the program and upcoming orientations please visit their website at: http://www.habitatebsv.org/Homeownership 

Homebuyers

Mortgage Assistance

The City of Livermore's Mortgage Assistance program 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

ECHO’s Homebuyer Education and Learning Program assists potential homebuyers by providing individual and classroom training regarding client credit counseling, homeownership incentives, home buying opportunities, and predatory lending. This service is offered to Alameda and Contra Costa County residents. Livermore and Pleasanton residents can click this link to learn more about free homeownership counseling and classes.
 
For a list of agencies offering First Time Homebuyer Education - click here 

Homeowners

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 http://www.keepyourhomecalifornia.org/.

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.  

Renters

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. 

Resources

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

List of multi-family (apartment) complexes in Livermore click here.

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. 

Homeless

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 inclement weather. For information please call (925) 292-0265.

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

Shelters

For a list of other emergency shelters in Alameda County, please click here.

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

 

Veterans

Veterans with families looking for assistance click here.

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