- List of affordable rental units in Contra Costa County: Provided here is a list of known affordable or subsidized multiple family rental units in Contra Costa County. Please call each building manager for the application or waiting list procedures.
- Contra Costa County – affordable housing rental search
- Contra Costa College Housing Reference Guide: Includes information on emergency shelters, affordable housing, roommate searches, short-term housing, Facebook housing groups and more.
- Habitat for Humanity – affordable home ownership program
- Berkeley Student Cooperative (BSC): The Berkeley Student Cooperative is a 501c3 nonprofit housing cooperative. Their mission is to provide a quality, low-cost, cooperative housing community to university students, thereby providing an educational opportunity for students. The BSC provides affordable housing and board to students at UC Berkeley and other Bay Area colleges and universities including Contra Costa College.
- ECHO Housing
Phone: (855) ASK-ECHO or (855) 275-3246
Promotes equal access for housing and provides support services
Resources for Students Experiencing Homelessness
- Homeless students born in CA can get free assistance with getting a copy of birth certificate and CA state Identification
- AB 801: Financial Aid can identify and verify homeless students for the purpose of receiving priority registration, independent financial aid status, and a physical mailing address from the school
- Done through Financial Aid Homelessness Liaison
- Homeless or At Risk
For those who are currently homeless or at risk of becoming homeless