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East Bay/Silicon Valley

We believe in a world where everyone has a decent place to live. By building and improving homes we create strong and stable communities.

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“Homeownership is important for my family because moving around is difficult with small children, and my kids need a stable, secure place to live.”

Bianca, Habitat Homeowner

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No matter who we are or where we come from, we all deserve to have a safe and decent place to call home.


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Construction Update: May

Just like the weather, things are heating up on our construction sites in Fremont, Martinez, San Jose, and, now, Berkeley. Check out the progress our community of volunteers has made this past month!

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Together #WomenBuild Change

At Habitat, we believe that every hand makes a difference. When we come together as a community, we can build more. And when that community is a gathering of empowered and passionate women, it is ...

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Oakland's Community Homebuyer Fair

June 23, 2018

City of Oakland’s Housing & Community Development Dept., Citi and Bank of the West are sponsoring a FREE community homebuyer resource fair at Oakland City Hall on June 23rd from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Habitat's Housing Counceling Program is honored to be a part of Oakland's Community Homebuyer Fair! Our HUD-approved housing counselors will be on site hosting credit report and credit score workshops as well as answering questions you may have to help you achieve homeownership in Oakland.

Learn about down payment assistance, credit repair, community loan programs, grants, homebuyer education class in English and Spanish, affordable housing, financial assistance & more! Housing information will be provided onsite in English, Spanish, Chinese.

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Homeowner Orientation

June 30, 2018

Join us for a one hour presentation on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 10 a.m. (check-in at 9:30 a.m.) to learn about current and future Habitat homeownership opportunities in Alameda, Contra Costa, and Santa Clara counties.

Eritrean Orthodox Church- 780 54th Street, Oakland, CA 94609

  • Please arrive on time for your attendance at the orientation to count toward Habitat’s homeownership requirements.
  • Orientation will be held in English.
  • Adults only please.
  • Individuals will be admitted on a first come, first served basis.

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