Housing Programs Overview
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.
- Click to view the list of affordable housing in El Cerrito.
- being created in El Cerrito.
- (for 2015 to 2023)
- 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
Fair Housing Training
Friday, February 10, 2023 – 10AM – 12PM: ECHO is hosting a Fair Housing Training for renters, housing and service providers. Visit www.echofairhousing.org/events for more information and to register.
First Time Homebuyer Workshop
February 4, 2023 – 9AM to 5PM:This virtual workshop will help you determine if you are ready for homeownership, how to select a lender and shop for a home, all about closing costs, and how to be a successful homeowner. Visit https://www.echofairhousing.org/homebuyer-class-registration.html to reserve your space.
AFFORDABLE HOUSING WAITLIST OPPORTUNITIES
If you see something of interest, contact Home Match at 925-956-7385 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ACCESSING HOMELESS SERVICES IN CONTRA COSTA COUNTY
Click to learn how to access homeless services or call 211.
TENANT PROTECTIONS: CLICK HERE TO READ MORE
Click to visit Contra Costa Housing Services Collaborative, which 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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