Housing is a prescription for well-being.

The Supportive Housing Community Land Alliance (SHCLA) creates environmentally and socially sustainable housing in high opportunity neighborhoods for people with serious mental health challenges in Alameda County.

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How we work

SHCLA convenes neighborhood stakeholders, future residents and development partners to create affordable homes, integrated with caring and compassionate support services that promote well-being.


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


Community-based stewardship.
SHCLA partners with its board and advisory committee to provide quality supportive services to residents.


Resident-centered. SHCLA ensures resident voice and leadership guides future decisions as housing is governed collaboratively with tenants.

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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 rich in history, arts, culture, community and nature. It's also abundant with landscapes and activities that can be therapeutic for the mind, body and spirit.

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

- Sierra Williams, resident of Alameda