The mission of the Housing Program is to foster the creation of high-quality affordable housing at all income levels and for a variety of needs. The Housing staff administers housing policy and programs, and offers information about affordable housing opportunities in the City of El Cerrito.
- View the list of affordable housing in El Cerrito.
- Learn more about new affordable housing opportunities being created in El Cerrito.
- Learn about the Housing Element update (for 2015 to 2023)
Learn more about community housing resources:
- Look up resources for finding affordable housing in El Cerrito.
- Find help with housing issues such as foreclosure or tenant/landlord counseling.
- Find housing-related City documents.
- Contact us with another housing-related question
Affordable HOUSING NEWS
Events: Workshops and Webinars
June 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2022 – 6PM to 8PM
If you are a first-time homebuyer and considering homeownership in the Bay Area, this workshop has been designed for you. Richmond Neighborhood Housing Services is hosting a four part workshop series that will help you determine if you are ready for homeownership. Learn how to create a budget, repair credit, and become a successful homeowner. This is a virtual event and registration is available here or by visiting https://www.richmondnhs.org/
ECHO Housing is hosting a virtual first-time homebuyer workshop. Register here or visit www.echofairhousing.org to learn more.
AFFORDABLE HOUSING WAITLIST OPPORTUNITIES
Linda Glen: 32 Linda Avenue, Oakland, 94611: Satellite Affordable Housing Associates (SAHA) is opening the wait list for studio and 1 bedroom units on June 22, 2022 at 9:00 AM. Applications will be available to submit online. Online applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on June 29, 2022. Paper applications will also be available to pick up, and available to download at www.sahahomes.org/apply. Please visit www.sahahomes.org for more information about how to pick up an application. People with disabilities have the right to request reasonable accommodations to participate in the application process.
If you see something of interest, contact Home Match at 925-956-7385 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The Contra Costa Housing Services Collaborative offers comprehensive housing services, including tenant/landlord counseling as well as fair housing to County residents at no cost. For legal consultation or representation, please contact Centro Legal at CCTR@centrolegal.org or 510-437-1554.
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