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*Please note that as of April 30, 2021, Hello Housing will no longer be managing the Below Market Rate (BMR) housing programs for the cities of Alameda, Cupertino, Livermore, Menlo Park, Novato and Pleasanton, and the Town of Los Gatos. If you would like to receive updates about housing opportunities through the following city programs, please follow the links below to subscribe to the specific programs of interest.
  • For the cities of Novato, Cupertino, or Daly City, please subscribe here to receive updates from Rise Housing.
  • For the Town of Los Gatos, please subscribe here.
  • For the City of Menlo Park, please subscribe here.
  • For the City of Livermore, please subscribe here.
  • For the City of Pleasanton, please subscribe here.
  • More information on the cities of Alameda and Concord coming soon.


Matt Franklin, President of MidPen and Hello Housing board president, believes everyone deserves quality, affordable housing.

Michelle is a proud new homeowner who purchased a Hello Housing NSP home in San Lorenzo.

Board Member Rick Jacobus is a national expert using data, not anecdote, to design more impactful affordable homeownership programs.

Mardie Oakes, President, blends finance, design and development to make places people thrive.

Jennifer Duffy, Vice President, turns opportunity into action with theĀ Hello Housing team.

Apple lives in a new type of housing made possible by Senate Bill 962, sponsored by former Senate pro Tem Darrell Steinberg.

Larry shares a duplex with two housemates in an innovative residential program called the Family Teaching Model.

Tien is a proud new owner of an affordable home in Newark, as well a box full of tools to make home repairs easy.

Matt Warner, Program Director for Hello Stewardship, makes affordable homeownership happen.