Homeownership Opportunities

The Tri-Valley Housing Opportunity Center partners with local governments, financial institutions and sellers of Below Market Rate (BMR) homes to assist low and moderate income home buyers gain access to a wide array of affordable homes for sale. 

The City of San Ramon currently has Below Market Rate home opportunities at the Park Central Development by KB Homes. Contact KB homes directly to learn more about these opportunities and eligibility requirements. Click here for the link to KB homes.

The City of Dublin has worked with several housing developers to provide affordable home ownership opportunities. You can find more information at the City of Dublin website.

To learn how to apply for affordable home ownership opportunities within the City of Dublin and a quick overview of  program requirements click here.


Budgeting, Borrowing, Buying, & Beyond:  Pre-Purchase Education (8-Hour Certificated Course)

The four “B”s are essential tools for any homeowner or future homebuyer. Budgeting, Borrowing, Buying, & Beyond introduces you to the process that will ensure your successful transition from considering a home purchase to achieving the goal of home ownership. This course will help you learn simple, practical lessons to assure stable homeownership and stable communities for you and your children. You are the borrower of the future. Buy within your means and experience how empowering it can be when you understanding and controlling you finances can be.


Please Note: Homebuyer Education classes are normally held on Saturday of the odd months (January,  March,  May,  July, September and November).

Time:   8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Fee: $60.00 per HOUSEHOLD
Location:  Las Positas College, 3033 Collier Canyon, Livermore, CA, 94551
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If you have any questions regarding registration please call (925) 373-3130.


Budgeting, Borrowing, Buying, & Beyond:  Pre-Purchase Education (Home Study Self-Paced 8-hour certificated course equivalent)

While the TVHOC offers a 1-day HUD-certified homebuyer course every other month, if you have a need to take a homebuyer course prior to the next regularly scheduled class, an alternative to attending the workshop in person is the TVHOC self-paced home study course. Participants will be provided with the same book as the 8-hour homebuyer education course and will need to complete a test in order to receive a certificate of completion. This course is geared to families and individuals who are interested in taking the class but are not able to commit to full day class. The course can be completed in the comfort and convenience of your home. Once each participant has completed the paperwork and self-test, the next step is to schedule an appointment to meet with the TVHOC Housing Specialist.

Time: Self-paced (upon completion participant is required to meet with TVHOC to go over test in order to receive certificate)
Fee: $90.00 per HOUSEHOLD
Location:  Home Study
Please call the TVHOC (925) 373-3130 and ask for Marisol to get started today!!