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Woodstock Homes
1711 Second Street
Alameda, CA 94501
510-769-8844 phone
510-649-5031 fax
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Office Hours
Mon-Fri 10am-4pm
Closed Wednesdays
and holidays

Board Meetings
Held every second and fourth Monday each month at 7:30pm unless otherwise posted

Board of Directors

Rebecca Heyman

Bruce Hanley
Vice President

Rose Meere

Jonathan Elkin

Barbara Rogie
Maintenance Director

Corporation Staff

Linda Cazares
email Linda

Chris Fisher
Administrative Assistant
email Chris

Gerardo Romero


Welcome to Woodstock Homes!

Woodstock Homes is a resident-owned corporation that provides quality homes at affordable prices while fostering a unique opportunity for community. As residents and shareholders of the corporation, we work together to ensure that Woodstock Homes is a great place to live.

  • We respect the historical legacy and ideals of our founding residents.
  • We strive to maintain, protect, and enhance the assets of the corporation while preserving its financial stability.
  • We celebrate our cultural and economic diversity.
  • We value, protect, and care for our community.

A Brief History

The housing that comprises Woodstock Homes was originally built by the United States government during World War II to support the wartime civil servants serving our country.

After the war ended, the Public Housing Authority planned to sell the Woodstock Project as war surplus. One of the residents, Edward B.J. Nute, proposed to his fellow tenants that they form a non-profit corporation to purchase the property under a policy of mutual ownership. After two years of meetings, planning and negotiation, his dream was realized, and Woodstock Homes was born.

More Local History

What is a Housing Cooperative?

A housing cooperative is formed when people join with each other on a democratic basis to own or control the housing and/or related community facilities in which they live. Usually they do this by forming a not-for-profit cooperative corporation. Each month they simply pay an amount that covers their share of the operating expenses of their cooperative corporation. Personal income tax deductions, lower turnover rates, controlled maintenance costs, and resident participation and control are some of the benefits of choosing cooperative home ownership. For more information about Housing Cooperatives, visit the National Association of Housing Cooperatives website.

The Woodstock Cooperative Concept

A cooperative is a business owned by the people who use it. At Woodstock Homes, each shareholder owns one share of the corporation. As a shareholder-based organization, we offer more housing for less money. Our residents have an equal vote in the corporation, which holds title to the entire Woodstock Homes property. Shareholders elect a Board of Directors. This volunteer board works with the shareholders to set the standards of excellence that help our community remain a pleasant and peaceful place to live.

Housing Cooperative Comparisons