All people deserve a nurturing home

The Supportive Housing Community Land Alliance (SHCLA) invests in nurturing housing for people with serious mental health challenges in vibrant neighborhoods in Alameda County.

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How we work

SHCLA is a community land trust that acquires homes in Alameda County and master leases them to adult residential facility operators; SHCLA also acquires homes in Alameda County and sells shares in cooperatives/condos to parents of adult children with mental health challenges

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Land is owned by the community.
SHCLA maintains ownership of the land and preserves its long-term availability as affordable permanent supportive housing.

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Community-based stewardship.
SHCLA ensures the homes remain affordable and available as permanent supportive housing.

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Resident-centered. SHCLA works with residents to create resident councils and opportunities to serve on our board and advisory committee.

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Where we work

SHCLA works throughout Alameda County where the need for affordable supportive housing continues to increase, significantly impacting people living with serious mental health conditions.

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Alameda County

Alameda County is a racially and ethnically diverse community, yet we have failed to address stigma and opportunity for residents with serious mental health challenges. Like many communities, we need therapeutic housing options for our most vulnerable residents living with mental health issues.

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“I want to live in a place that is welcoming to different groups of people.”

- Sierra Williams, resident of Alameda

Where we work

SHCLA works throughout Alameda County where the need for affordable supportive housing continues to increase, significantly impacting people living with serious mental health conditions.

CTA link goes hereLearn about the need for SHCLA housing