We can help you to purchase your first home.

Homebuyer Programs

We provide downpayment assistance to first-time homebuyers.

Homeownership Education

We provide free seminars on the homebuying process, obtaining a loan, and shopping for a home.
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Affordable Homes for Sale

We work with cities and developers to obtain helpful information on affordable homes for our clients.


Life Skills Series for Veterans

Affordable Housing Clearinghouse,Spark Point, KYCC, CCCSOC and VA Long Beach are collaborating to offer a Life Skills Series for Veterans on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at the VA Long Beach. This workshop will provide the fundamentals of credit and budgeting. We will discuss credit reports, scores, and how to create and evaluate your budget. Seating is limited, to register click here or contact Janell Abarca or Leo Carrillo.

The Ridge Homes by Lennar

One-bedroom homes for sale to very-low-income homebuyers – please contact AHC for details.

The Ridge Homes

Orange County Mortgage Assistance Program (MAP)

The Orange County Mortgage Assistance Program (MAP) for first-time homebuyers provides a $40,000 silent (deferred payment) downpayment assistance loan. MAP is geared towards low-income first-time homebuyers purchasing in participating cities and unincorporated areas of Orange County. MAP is currently on a temporary hold, for more information please contact the County of Orange.

Wells Fargo Presents Grant to AHC

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Ms. Sandra Speed, Charitable Manager at Wells Fargo Housing Foundation and Vivian Pham, Community Development Officer provided a $50,000 Leading the Way grant to AHC for the organizations Affordable Housing Programs and Services. On behalf of staff and clients we serve, thank you to Wells Fargo Housing Foundation for your support throughout the years. We value your service on the AHC Board of Directors and our community.

AHC Honors Community Leaders at 20th Anniversary Celebration and Awards Dinner

On March 10, 2011, Affordable Housing Clearinghouse celebrated its 20th Anniversary at Costa Mesa’s Turnip RoseMore…

HUD Awards $7.5 Million in NSP2 Funds to Consortium

Affordable Housing Clearinghouse is in a consortium agreement with Neighborhood Housing Services of Orange County, Orange County Community Housing Corporation, Mary Erickson Community Housing, Habitat for Humanity of Orange County, Irvine Community Land Trust, and Community Housing Resources has been awarded $7.5 million in NSP2 funds. These funds will be used in targeted areas across 129 census tracts affected by high foreclosure and vacancy risk scores.

The consortium will acquire and rehabilitate 68 foreclosed or abandoned properties for resale and rental and provide financing mechanisms, in the form of homebuyer assistance, for 45 households to purchase and rehabilitate foreclosed homes. These activities will benefit households whose income is at or below 120 percent of area median income, with 25 percent of the funds for households at or below 50 percent of area median income.

Funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, this round of NSP grants is being awarded competitively to applicants who developed the most innovative ideas to address the impact foreclosure crisis has had on local communities, while demonstrating that they have the capacity to be responsible stewards of taxpayer dollars.

About Affordable Housing Clearinghouse

We are a non-profit organization that provides financing for affordable housing and homeownership