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.
FREE - Informational Workshop on home buying
ECHO Housing will be presenting a FREE informational workshop on April 19th and 21st for those who are interested in learning about affordable homeownership programs and financial assistance that is available. Information will be presented on the cities of Livermore and Pleasanton’s first time home buyer programs, ECHO Housing’s free homebuyer services, and other affordable homebuyer down payment assistance programs. For more information and to RSVP, please click here.
Affordable Multi-Family Residential Development – Pacific Avenue Property
The City has issued a Request for Qualifications to select a developer to develop affordable, multi-family apartments serving low-income seniors. The development will be built on Pacific Avenue, adjacent to the Sunken Gardens Neighborhood Park (3800 Pacific Avenue). For more information on this project see:
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.
Low to moderate income home buyers seeking to purchase an affordable below market-rate home may check out the various affordable homeownership opportunities the City provides.
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
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/.
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.
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.
Looking for market-rate apartments in Livermore? Click here for a list of most major apartment complexes in Livermore.
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.
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.
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 winter 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 or by visiting their website . They can provide a list of open shelters and other services.
On page 27 of the Tri-Valley Affordable Rental Housing Guide also has a list of shelters in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.
Looking for assistance or emergency shelters? Check out the many housing resources available.
Veterans with families looking for assistance click here.