AC Boost - help with first time home buying

April 2, 2019

NOTE - AC Boost and Hello Housing are not connected or affiliated to UC Berkeley in any way.

Need financial assistance with down payments on a first-time home purchase? Introducing AC Boost, a new non-profit initiative for those who live or work in Alameda County (and yes, UC Berkeley is in Alameda County!)

AC Boost logo

The program offers shared equity loans (no interest, no monthly payments) of up to $150,000 to first-time homebuyers who live, work, or have been displaced from Alameda County. The program is administered by Hello Housing, a local affordable housing nonprofit organization, on behalf of the Alameda County Department of Housing and Community Development.


Please read the following files for more information:

AC Boost Flyer

AC Boost Press Release