Alameda County (AC) Boost

Exciting News! Boost Your Down Payment with AC Boost in Alameda County! Are you ready to embark on the journey of buying your first home? We have fantastic news for you. Alameda County is thrilled to announce a new round of AC Boost. AC Boost is the County’s Down Payment Assistance Program.

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Press Release - March 27, 2024

Posted: April 29th, 2024 4:06 PM

Last Updated: April 30th, 2024 11:46 AM

AC Boost is designed to provide financial assistance to middle-income working households, enabling them to achieve their dream of homeownership within Alameda County. Through this program, eligible first-time homebuyers residing in, working in, or having been displaced from Alameda County can access shared appreciation loans of up to $210,000.

But here's something even more exciting! If you are a First Responder or an Educator (including public school employees and licensed childcare providers) in Alameda County, you may have double the opportunity to access AC Boost funds!

AC Boost has already originated over $39 million in loans. This has empowered more than 233 households to fulfill their dreams of owning their first home in Alameda County while benefiting from an affordable mortgage.

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to boost your down payment and make your homeownership dreams a reality. Take advantage of AC Boost and take the first step towards owning a home in beautiful Alameda County.

Application deadlines apply, so learn more TODAY or submit your pre-application at or call (510) 500-8840. Don’t worry, the AC Boost pre-application is free, super quick, and easy!

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¿Listo para comprar tu primera casa? AC Boost ofrece préstamos de asistencia para el pago inicial de hasta $210,000 para compradores de vivienda primerizos que viven o trabajan en el Condado de Alameda o que han sido desplazados del Condado de Alameda. 


準備好買您的第一處房產?AC Boost 為那些在阿拉米達縣居住或工作的或者被從阿拉米達縣遷出的首次購房者提供高達$210,000的首付款協助貸款。


Bạn đã sẵn sàng để mua ngôi nhà đầu tiên? AC Boost cung cấp các khoản vay hỗ trợ thanh toán trước lên tới 210.000$ cho những người mua nhà lần đầu sống hoặc làm việc tại Hạt Alameda hoặc những người phải chuyển nhà khỏi Hạt Alameda.


Handa na bang bumili ng unang bahay ninyo?  Ang AC Boost ay nag-aalok ng tulong sa paunang pagbayad na mga pautang ng may hanggang $210,000 para sa mga unagng-beses na mamimili ng bahay na nakatira o nagtratrabaho sa Alameda County o sinumang napaalis mula sa Alameda County | (510) 500-8840.