Building Construction & Property Maintenance

Accessibility Program
The Accessibility Program provides grants and loans for units occupied (or to be occupied) by low- to moderate-income disabled persons or seniors with impaired mobility. For more information, call 510-596-3742.

Concrete Buyback Grant
The Concrete Buyback Grant will provide a 1-time grant of up to $9,000 for property owners who wish to convert barren or paved front yards into landscaped areas. For more information, call 510-596-3742.

Exterior Paint Grants & Exterior Clean Up / Improvements Grants
The Exterior Paint Grant will allow you to beautify your home and increase its value by getting rid of cracking, peeling, and fading paint. For more information, call 510-596-3742.

Inspection Service for Prospective Businesses
This inspection service provides for a building inspector to visit a site you are considering buying or leasing. For more information, call 510-596-4310.

Minor Home Repair Grant Program
The Minor Home Repair Grant Program provides grants up to $1,000 for minor repairs to remedy unsafe living conditions. For more information, call 510-596-3742.

Owner-Occupied Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program
The Owner-Occupied Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program provides funds for structural repairs and for internal work. For more information, call 510-596-3742.

Program for Seismic Retrofit for Wood-Framed Dwellings
The Program for Seismic Retrofit for Wood-Framed Dwellings encourages owners of 1- and 2-family, wood-framed residential structures to seismically upgrade their properties. For more information, call 510-596-4310.

Rental Rehabilitation Loan Program
The Rental Rehabilitation Loan Program loans up to $25,000 per unit to rental property owners at below market interest rates (0-7%) to eliminate substandard housing conditions. For more information, call 510-596-3742.

Wrought Iron Fence Grant
The Wrought Iron Fence Grant will provide a 1-time grant of up to $6,000 for property owners who wish to remove any existing, nonconforming fence from the front of the setback area. For more information, call 510-596-3742.