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Oaktown Roots Opportunity


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Oaktown Roots: is now accepting applications. This affordable housing project consists of 24 new construction single family homes in various sites throughout Oakland. The homes are 3- and 4-bedrooms with 2 baths, off-street parking, and are priced Below Market Rate (BMR) for affordability to “moderate income” households up to 120% Area Median Income (AMI).

The Program Preferred Lenders are now accepting applications.

Eligible buyers are encouraged to explore this opportunity with their real estate agent and to apply through the Program Preferred Lenders.

Eligible buyers are those who

1. have a household size of 3 persons or more

2. have saved funds to contribute 3% of sale price to down payment

3. have a household income at or below 120% Area Median Income (AMI)

4. have a mortgage loan pre-approval, or can get one

Explore this affordable homeownership opportunity by calling the City’s Homeownership Programs Information line at 510-238-6201.

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