Housing situations can change rapidly in the Bay Area and we do our best to stay on top of the local programs that can help our Seniors find new housing alternatives. Your best resource is Dana Busch our Senior Care Manager, 925-771-7640, who is able to talk you through these processes, but these links below also provide great resources for those who need housing assistance right away.
Affordable Rental Units PDF
Affordable rentals pdf includes address, manager's name and phone number. Contact the managers listed for more information on how to apply for the rental, rates and regulations.
COVIA Home Match Program
Home Match Contra Costa County helps connect homeowners with people seeking an affordable place to live. Homeowners benefit from additional income, companionship, or help with chores such as grocery shopping, pet care, or transportation. Home seekers of all ages who live, work, or study in Contra Costa County benefit from affordable rent and the opportunity to become part of a community. Home Match connects people based on lifestyle and interests to ensure compatibility. Our staff screens applicants through interviews, background checks, and home visits. Staff also helps design a comprehensive Living Together Agreement and continues to work with both parties, even after the match is made, offering on-going support. Want to apply, call 925-956-7385 or click here for program flyer.
Neighborhood Preservation Program
Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley has partnered with Contra Costa County’s Neighborhood Preservation Program (NPP) to offer home repair grants and loans up to $70,000 to low income homeowners. Mobile homes are only eligible for grants while single family homes may qualify for grants or loans. Habitat makes repairs that directly impact a homeowner’s health, safety, and quality of life. Eligible repairs in this jurisdiction include but are not limited to: Plumbing, Electrical, Heating & Cooling, Foundation, Roofing, Windows and Doors, Insulation, Exterior/Interior Paint, Flooring, Water Heaters, Lead Abatement, Accessibility Improvements. Click here for more information and to apply.
Coordinated Assessment Referral and Engagement (or CARE) Centers
If you are experiencing homelessness, losing your housing or need assistance with housing searches, call 211 or text HOPE to 20121 and someone will contact you to get you on the right track, click here for program flyer.
Trinity Center serves meals, provides shower and laundry facilities, clothing and food pantry, access to mail and phone. Staff members post job opportunities and assist with locating County resources that address addiction and other challenges. Clients are connected to ongoing benefits such as medical, SSI/SSDI, housing resources, and Cal Fresh (Food Stamps). The fellowship of sharing meals, substance use support groups, and helping others similarly distressed are the softer side of this vibrant program. Trinity Center is a safe place to be off the street. Click here for program flyer.
Catholic Charities East Bay
Helping with one time mortgage, rent or deposit payments and housing placement. If you are at risk of locing your current housing, are 55 or older and need to move to more stable housing. Click here for program flyer.
Hope Solutions (formerly: Contra Costa Interfaith Housing)
Hope Solutions heals the effects of poverty and homelessness by providing permanent housing solutions and vital support services to highly vulnerable families and individuals. Hope Solutions envisions a world in which everyone has a place to call home and the support of a strong community so that they can live with dignity and reach their full potential. Call 925-944-2244 for more information.