Affordable Housing Guidebook

Since 1997, EBHO has published the Affordable Housing Guidebook, a resource for advocates, developers, policymakers, people seeking housing, and anyone looking to learn more about affordable housing in the East Bay. This 52-page publication features the contributions of our members as authors and sponsors, and tells the stories of who lives in affordable housing.

If you would like to request a hard copy for yourself or your organization/agency, please contact Mia Carbajal at 510-663-3830 ext. 330 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The 2015-16 Affordable Housing Guidebook is now available! Click below to download different sections, or contact Mia Carbajal at 510-663-3830 ext. 330 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to request a physical copy. You can also download our new Resource Brochure in English, Spanish, or Chinese, which provides the tips and housing developer listings from our Guidebook in an easy-to-use format.

Affordable Housing Guidebook 2016-2017

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Full Guidebook

Resources Brochure - English

Resources Brochure - Spanish

Resources Brochure - Chinese

Affordable Housing Guidebook 2015-2016

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Guidebook Part 1: Introduction

Guidebook Part 2: Articles

Guidebook Part 3: Resident Stories, Resources, and Building Profiles

Guidebook Part 4: Advertisers, Members, and Sponsors

Full Guidebook

Resources Brochure

Affordable Housing Guidebook 2014-2015

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Guidebook Part 1: Introduction

Guidebook Part 2: Articles

Guidebook Part 3: Resident Stories, Resources, and Building Profiles

Guidebook Part 4: Advertisers, Members, and Sponsors

Full Guidebook

Resources Brochure

Affordable Housing Guidebook 2013-2014

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Guidebook Part 1: Introduction

Guidebook Part 2: Articles

Guidebook Part 3: Resident Stories, Resources, and Building Profiles

Guidebook Part 4: Advertisers, Members, and Sponsors

Resources Brochure

Affordable Housing Guidebook 2012-2013

The 2012-2013 Guidebook was released on May 11, 2012 at our Affordable Housing Week Kick-Off Celebration!  Download a copy below, or see Affordable Housing Guidebooks from 2011-2012 and 2010-2011For back issues of the Guidebook (1997-2009), please contact Gloria Bruce at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Download sections of the 2012-2013 guidebook by clicking the links below. 

Guidebook Part 1: Articles

Guidebook Part 2: Resident and Building Profiles and Resources

Guidebook Part 3: Advertisers, Members and Sponsors

 

Our 2011-2012 Guidebook is also available online for reference:

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 Download sections of the 2011-2012 guidebook by clicking the links below:

Introduction

Letter to our Readers; How to Use the Guidebook; About EBHO

Section 1

What Is Affordable Housing in 2011?; Weaving Strong Communities: Youth Development; A Worthwhile Investment: Preventing Homelessness; Key Strategies to Create and Preserve Affordable Homes; Get Involved; Interfaith Communities Unite for Housing and Social Justice

Section 2

An Affordable Housing Agenda for the Regional SCS; The Green Connection: Affordable Housing = Less Traffic; Steps to Find Affordable Housing; Resources to Help You Find Affordable Housing; Non-Profit Developers and Service Providers; A Tour of Today's Affordable Housing

Section 3

The Many Faces of Affordable Housing : Resident Stories

Section 4

Advertisers Index; Advertisers

Section 5 - coming soon

Advertisers, Cont.; Acknowledgments

 

 

Our 2010-2011 Guidebook is available online for reference:

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 Section 1

How to Use the Guidebook; Letter to our Readers; About EBHO; What is Affordable Housing in 2010?; Proven Strategies to Create and Preserve Affordable Housing; Oakland's Broadway Auto Row; An Investment in Healthy, Thriving Communities; A Call to Action; Taking Green Retrofit to Scale; Making Smart Growth Affordable to all; Steps to Find Affordable Housing; Resources

Section 2

A Tour of Affordable Housing Developments; Developers & Providers; The Many Faces of Affordable Housing

Section 3

Advertisers Index; Advertisers

Section 4

Advertisers Index, Cont.; Tributes; Sponsors