Community Housing Development Corporation (CHDC) has been serving Bay Area families for over 30 years.

At CHDC we strive to create vibrant communities by providing housing and supportive services.

We aim to create a foundation for low to moderate income individuals, families and seniors to thrive.

Our goal is to promote self-sufficiency and improve the quality of life within the communities we serve.

NeighborhoodLIFT is available in the Bay Area! The NeighborhoodLIFT® program, a collaboration between Wells Fargo and NeighborWorks® America, offers down payment assistance for eligible homebuyers who complete approved homebuyer education. The program provides eligible homebuyers with $25,000 to use toward down payment and/or closing costs on qualified homes. Interested? Learn more.
Interested? Learn more.



CHDC provides a broad range of affordable housing opportunities and services to enable low/moderate income residents to gain better housing and financial stability. Our unique approach to community development engages residents at the grassroots level and ensures that the whole neighborhood benefits from the affordable housing and neighborhood services provided.

Our Mission

To create and sustain vibrant communities for low to moderate income individuals, seniors and families by providing high-quality affordable housing, economic development and supportive services.

Vision Statement

CHDC envisions vibrant, safe, diverse communities throughout our region where people of all ages can thrive — Communities free of blight, crime and pollution where involved residents have access to affordable housing, education, healthcare and economic opportunity.

People and Areas we serve

CHDC serves households throughout the San Francisco/Oakland Bay Area, including Oakland, Richmond, Pittsburg, Antioch and beyond. We serve people of all income levels but specialize in serving low and moderate-income families. A large majority of our clients have incomes below 80% of the area median income.


[elevation_blog pppage=”4″]
[elevation_testimonial testimonial_posts=”2″]