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


Contra Costa County Housing Authority is opening their Public Housing Wait List on February 27, 2017 through March 2, 2017. Click on the flyer for more details.

Affordable Homeownership Opportunity - Workshop March 11th. Habitat for Humanity in partnership with the City of Livermore  is hosting a Workshop on March 11th to provided information about Habitat's homeownership program and information on the home currently being offered. The home is a 3-bedroom, 1-bath single-family home for sale at an affordable price to low-income (80% AMI) 3+ person households under the Veteran Homeownership Program. Preference will be given to Veteran households. RSVP is required through Habitat for Humanity, please see the flyer for more information. 

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.     


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 


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.  


Affordable Rentals

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

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 Prevention

The homeless Rapid Rehousing Program offered through ABODE Services designed to assist individuals and families to quickly exit homelessness and return to permanent housing. For more information please click here.

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.


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

You may also contact Eden Information and Referral Services (Eden I & R) by dialing 2-1-1. They can provide a list of open shelters and other services.

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


Veterans with families looking for assistance click here.

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