Current Programs

Logo for the Measure A1 reporting website with the Almeda County seal before the words, Measure A1

Affordable Rental Housing Development In 2016, voters overwhelmingly voted for the Measure A1 General Obligation Bond to support the creation of new affordable housing opportunities. Measure A1 passed with 73% of the vote in favor of creating or preserving 3,800 affordable homes countywide to address the severe housing crisis in our community, including leveraging billions of dollars in state, federal, and private funds in order to build quality affordable housing throughout Alameda County.

AC Bost Logo, a teal box on the ground with the word 'AC' boosting a white box the word 'boost'

Alameda County Boost (AC BOOST) is a program that allows first-time homeowners to borrow up to $210,000 in the form of a shared appreciation down payment assistance loan to buy a home in Alameda County. 

Brown logo for AC Housing Secure, words on right, circle on left that contains Alameda County landmarks such as UC Berkeley's Campanili and the Oakland Port cranes

Alameda County Housing Secure (ACHS) is a program for low-income Alameda County renters and homeowners that provides legal assistance to residents at risk of housing instability. ACHS provides legal representation to renters facing eviction and homeowners at risk of foreclosure, legal assistance for tenants facing habitability challenges in their housing, and short term financial assistance to tenants and homeowners with rental and mortgage arrears.

RenewAC Logo has first outlines of an orange hammer, a green house, and a blue screwdriver with the words off to the right side

Renew Alameda County (RenewAC) helps homeowners make needed renovations necessary to stay, grow, and thrive in their homes. Renew AC provides 1% interest loans from $15,000 to $150,000 to qualified homeowners. Simple interest is accrued annually, with total interest never to exceed 50% of amount borrowed, and payments are deferred until the home is sold.