About Us

We founded Landed in 2015 to uphold those who uphold us: our educators, healthcare workers, and first responders. In expensive cities, high land prices make it difficult for many individuals to become the long-term residents our communities depend on. If we want stronger schools and safer communities, we need to support those who make it possible. 
The first place we tackled was our own backyard, the San Francisco Bay Area, where we created our shared equity down payment program. Since then, we’ve expanded to help school, healthcare and government employees navigate all of their different options for buying a home. Helping these critical community members become homeowners keeps them on the front lines and improves outcomes for those who they serve; that's why our down payment program is financially supported by organizations like the DRK Foundation and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, who share our commitment to helping educators and others live near the communities they serve. Since our founding, we’ve been able to expand our reach to Seattle, Portland OR, Denver, Los Angeles, San Diego, New York, Hawaiʻi, Washington DC, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, Charlotte, Atlanta, and beyond. 
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We help essential professionals buy homes.

  • We provide a personalized team that includes a Landed homebuying expert and a partner agent.
  • We help you navigate all of your options for buying a home – including our own shared equity down payment program, which helps you get to a 20% down payment without any income restrictions. 
  • We support you with free homebuying education and guidance.
  • We provide competitive property reviews to help your home offer stand out. 

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Our Mission

Our Mission

Landed is on a mission to help essential professionals build financial security near the communities they serve. We support you on your path to homeownership.

The homebuying journey starts long before you’re financially ready to buy a home. No matter where you are on that journey, we will work with you to find a path forward.

Our Team

Landed's team offsite during the summer of 2019
We are former educators, organizers, real estate agents, consultants, and investors working together to serve essential professionals.

Landed has the backing of Y Combinator, top banking executives, affordable housing policy experts, union organizers, philanthropists, Stanford economists, and prominent venture capital investors. To learn about the team behind Landed, read our bios here.

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Partner with Landed

We partner with school districts, universities, healthcare systems, and municipalities to provide Landed down payment support and homebuyer education to as many essential professionals as possible. Our hundreds of employer partners across the country include Santa Cruz City Schools, the University of Colorado System, and Ventura County Office of Education. To find out how you can partner with Landed, please reach out to us today.

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