If you are facing a potential eviction from your apartment or rental home, free legal assistance information is available here.
First Time Homebuyer Class
Click here for a list of local HUD Counseling Agencies that offer First Time Homebuyer workshops.
Mortgage Credit Certificate Program
The Mortgage Credit Certificate Program (MCC) authorized by Congress in the Tax Reform Act of 1984, provides financial assistance to “First time homebuyers” for the purchase of new or existing single-family home. The Program is administered by Contra Costa County.
For further information or questions regarding MMC, please e-mail John Montagh.
Homeless Prevention and Resources:
Contra Costa Health Services
The Contra Costa County Homeless Program’s mission is to ensure an integrated system of care from prevention through intervention for homeless adults, youth and families within our community. More information is available here.
Information on youth services is available here.
Shelter Inc. strives to: 1) Prevent and end homelessness by helping low-income families and individuals stay in their homes; 2) End the cycle of Homelessness; 3) Provide Affordable Housing; and 4) Provide Supportive Services for Veteran Families. For more information on Shelter Inc. please visit their website.
Housing for Veterans – Information available here.
Contra Costa County Programs
County Programs for individuals include those for Housing and Employment Support. For more information please visit their the County’s website.
National Mortgage Settlement
National Mortgage Settlement secured $18 billion to benefit Californians. For more information please visit the Resources for Homeowners website.
Affordable Housing Opportunities within Concord
In accordance with the requirements of AB987, passed by the California State Legislature, a worksheet describing existing, new and substantially rehabilitated housing developed or otherwise assisted with monies from the Low and Moderate Income Housing Fund, is available here for public review. Please be aware that this is only a record of affordable housing that has been assisted with Low and Moderate Income Housing Funds in the City of Concord; it is not a listing of currently available housing.
Mobile Home Rent Stabilization
Municipal Code Ordinance #58-91, Title 15: Buildings and Building Regulations, Chapter 15.105
Fair Housing Service Providers for Contra Costa County:
Bay Area Legal Aid provides Tenant/Landlord Counseling and advice to households requiring legal aid. Contact (800) 551-5554.
ECHO Fair Housing provides assistance and counseling for Fair Housing and advice to households experiencing housing discrimination, call 855-275-3246, a counselor is available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.