Our Impact

Overall Figures

  • Since 1975, EBALDC has developed and preserved over 2,200 homes, which house approximately 3,600 people in the East Bay.
  • Over the past 41 years, we have invested more than $240 million in assets.
  • We directly manage 1,126 residential rental units in 19 properties.
  • We have developed and manage more than 300,000 square feet of commercial space that brings street-level vitality and critical services to our neighborhoods.
  • Our Neighborhood and Economic Development programs serve approximately 4,000 low-income people annually, through resident services at our buildings, financial education and counseling, youth and senior programming, and free tax preparation and assistance.

2012 Program Results

  • Resident Services: 1,380 individuals
  • Family Economic Success Programs: 2,379 individuals
  • Volunteers: 174 individuals, 4,200 hours of service
  • We partnered with 21 Oakland public elementary schools in 2012 to bring Money Savvy Youth financial lessons to 868 students
  • 14 people receiving financial counseling were able to increase their credit score by 20 points or more
  • 432 children received toys for the holidays from resident services’ efforts
  • Community members used EBALDC resident services computers for a total of 4,607 hours in 2012
  • Youth at Lion Creek Crossings participated in the after school program for 169 days at an average of 20 students per day and a total of 12,393 hours
  • 86% of those seeking housing stability services stayed housed or found a better housing situation with staff assistance.
  • The most commonly requested assistance: Translation 38%, Health Care 22%, Consumer Issues 16%, Mental Health 6%, Citizenship 4%

“As a small business owner, I’m only accountable to myself. A financial coach gives me not only moral support and sound advice, but also holds me accountable to my goals.”
– Natasha, SparkPoint client

“Being a part of the Hismen Events Committee and the (Resident Leadership) Council has given me a way to make a difference in my community.
– Tyrone, a Hismen resident