For 28 years, Community Housing Development Corporation (CHDC) has been serving families throughout the Bay Area.


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.





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NeighborhoodLIFT is available in the Bay Area!

NeighborhoodLIFT is a national down payment assistance program sponsored by Wells Fargo and NeighborWorks® America. It provides eligible homebuyers with $30,000 to use toward down payment and closing costs on qualified homes. Interested? LEARN MORE

Create and sustain vibrant communities that make a positive impact in people’s lives, by providing high-quality affordable housing and neighborhood services.

Our Organization

CHDC provides a broad range of affordable housing opportunities and services to enable low/moderate income residents 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.

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. Communities where residents proudly band together to promote and share the benefits of community development.

People & Areas We Serve

CHDC serves households throughout Contra Costa County and beyond. The majority of our clients live in the greater Richmond area. 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. Some of our programs have specific income and geographic requirements.

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CHDC partners with ARB

The California Air Resources Board and Community Housing Development Corporation (CHDC) announced a pilot program offering residents in targeted disadvantaged communities the opportunity to purchase fuel […]

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  • Domonique Foster’s Story

    With the help of Ways to Work,  a program that provides low-interest auto loans and financial education for those who qualify, she made her dream of purchasing her first car a reality.    

  • Carlos and Ana Estela Suazo-Zepeda’ s Story

    After tough financial times and a home foreclosure, CHDC helped this family rebuild their credit and purchase an updated home.

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Community Housing Development Corporation 1535-A Fred Jackson Way, Richmond CA 94801-1525 PH: (510) 412-9290 PH: (707) 652-7861 FX: (510) 215-9276

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