Housing Assistance In berkeley, CA And Vicinity

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Berkeley Housing Authority

Filed Under

Contact
1936 University Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 981-5470

Description
Administers Approximately 2,100 Subsidized Rental-housing Units Through The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program And The Moderate Rehabilitation Sro Program. Mission Is To Enable Low-income Individuals And Families, Elderly (age 62 Or Over) And Disabled Clients To Become Self-sufficient And Economically Independent Through Delivery Of Housing Assistance And Other Related Services (education, Training Or Job Development Activities). 

Hours
By Arrangement; Business Hours

Area Served
Alameda County

Northern California Land Trust

Filed Under

Contact
3120 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705
(510) 548-7878

Description
Develops Permanently Affordable Rental And Ownership Housing Within The Community Land Trust (clt) Model. Also Offers Education And Assistance To Residents Interested In Forming Cooperatives.

Hours
Business Hours

Eligibility
Must Have Income Under 80% Of Median (currently $56,300 For Alameda County And $60,300 In San Francisco County For Single Person) To Occupy Nclt Residences.

Documents Required
Apply by phone, mail, fax or email.

Area Served
Alameda County

Rockridge-Temescal Greenbelt

Filed Under

Contact
5500 Claremont Ave
Oakland, CA 94618
(510) 238-7275

Description
Operates Multiple Community-based Centers Spanning The Entire City. Offers Free And Low-cost Programs For The Public Of All Ages And Backgrounds In Recreation, Sports, Arts And Culture, Computers, General Learning, Outdoor Education, Summer Day Camps, After-school Activities And More. Offers Seven Rental Facilities That Can Accommodate Needs For Special Occasions.  For Questions About Specific Programs Or Activities, Please Contact The Recreation Center, Site Or Program Where The Activity Is Taking Place. For A List And Contact Information, Visit Website Or Call Main Number.  For Assistance With Online Registration, Call 510-238-7557, Monday-friday, 9-4 Or Email Parksandrec@oaklandnet.com.

Eligibility
Open To All.

Documents Required
Walk in, apply by mail or online.

Area Served
Alameda County

St. Jerome Catholic Church

Filed Under

Contact
308 Carmel Ave
El Cerrito, CA 94530
(510) 525-0876

Description
Provides a food pantry for El Cerrito residents and needs based services which may include; utility and financial assistance, and vouchers for clothing that can be used in lieu of cash at St. Vincent de Paul thrift stores for discounted clothing and furniture.

Hours
Food Pantry: Wed, 10:30-11:30am; serve's once every 2 weeks; Financial assistance: 24 hour voicemail

Area Served
Contra Costa County


Tenant Support Program

Filed Under

Contact
320 13th St
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 594-1951

Description
The Tenant Support Program(tsp) Provides Housing Support Services To Mental Health Clients. Tsp Is A Welcoming Environment With A Friendly Staff Who Have Personal Experience With Mental Health Issues And Substance Use Issues. The Tenant Support Program Provides: Peer Counseling And Support Groups Including Weekly Issues That Matter Discussion Group Housing Search Support Computers Available For Use By People Seeking Housing Shelter Voucher Distribution Assistance With Everyone Home Loan Applications And Referrals To Other Housing And Service Providers In The Community Housing Rights Information And Resources Peer-led Outreach To Mental Health Clients In Single Room Occupancy Hotels (sros) In Downtown Oakland, Offering Housing Related Information And Referrals Security Deposit And Rental Assistance For Individuals Receiving Mental Health Services From Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services Contracted Providers. 

Eligibility
For Housing Clinic And Peer Support Program, Must Identify As A Mental Health Client. See Program Description For Eligibility Requirements To Shelter Plus Care (s+c).

Documents Required
Apply by phone or mail. Referral from Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services and self-referral.

Area Served
Alameda County

Chinatown Oakland Salvation Army

Filed Under

Contact
377 12th St
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 645-9710

Description
Provides a program to pay part of the cost of water service to qualified low-income residential customers in the EBMUD service area (see service area for cities served). Call or see website for qualifications Applications can be obtained by calling the Salvation Army Oakland Office at 510-645-9710, extension 201or calling EBMUD at 866-403-2683. The application should be returned in the return envelope included with the application. The Salvation Army processes the applications.

Hours
Monday-Friday, 8-4:30

Area Served
Alameda County

Sonia Quintana, LCSW

Filed Under

Contact
433 Jefferson St
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 768-3100

Description
Provides Eviction Prevention Services For Individuals Or Families Experiencing A Housing Crisis. Program Includes Security Deposit Assistance And Eviction Prevention Assistance (back Rent). Clients Must Have A Rental Agreement Or Eviction Notice Before Applying For Back Rent. They Must Have A Lease Agreement And/or A Passed Inspection For Move-in Funds.please Call 510-768-3100 To Get The Most Updated Information On their Services. Eligibility: Must Be A Senior (55+), Or Have A Disability, Or Have Minor Children (18 And Under). they Are Currently Serving Oakland Residents Only. Must Call For Pre-screening. No Walk-ins.

Eligibility
Rental Assistance: Must Be A Senior, Or Disabled, Or Have Minor Children, With A Rental Agreement Or Eviction Notice Before Applying.

Documents Required
Must call for prescreening. No walk-ins.

Area Served
Alameda County

Saint David of Wales Roman Catholic Church

Filed Under

Contact
5641 Esmond Ave
Richmond, CA 94805
(510) 237-1531

Description
Provides needs based services to Richmond residents which may include; utility and financial assistance, and vouchers for clothing that can be used in lieu of cash at St. Vincent de Paul thrift stores for discounted clothing and furniture.

Hours
Call to leave voice message 24 hours daily

Area Served
Contra Costa County


Housing Authority of the City of Alameda

Filed Under

Contact
701 Atlantic Ave
Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 747-4300

Description
Provides And Administers Subsidized Rental Housing For Low-income Persons In The City Of Alameda. Serves Families, Elderly Age 62 Or Over, And Physically Or Developmentally Disabled Persons. Rental Fee (in Most Cases) Is 30 Percent Of Person's Or Family's Income. Some Units Are Accessible To Persons With Disabilities.duties Include: Day To Day Management Of Apartments Units; Safety Training For Staff; Determination Of Compliance With Authority And Federal Rules And Regulations.

Hours
The Office Is Closed Every Other Friday. Please See Our Website At: Www.alamedahsg.org For Office Closure Dates.

Eligibility
Meet Program Requirements And Housing Authority Screening Critieria.

Documents Required
Please see website at www.alamedahsg.org for waitlist openings.

Area Served
Alameda County

Alameda County Healthy Homes Department

Filed Under

Contact
2000 Embarcadero
Oakland, CA 94606
(510) 567-8280

Description
Provides Project Management And No-cost Grants And 0% Interest, Deferred Payment Loans For Owner Occupied And Rental Properties With Low Income Occupants For: A Lead Paint Inspection And Risk Assessment Of Your Property; A Healthy Homes Inspection; Health Education For Families With Young Children To Learn How To Prevent Lead Poisoning; A Work Plan To Reduce Lead Hazards Prepared By A State Certified Professional; Some Supplemental Funds For Other Safety And Healthy Housing Issues May Also Be Available; Assistance With Selecting Qualified Contractors Trained In Lead-safe Work Practices And Project Monitoring And Clearance Testing To Assure Your Property Is Lead-safe.

Hours
Monday-friday, 8:30-5

Eligibility
Properties Must Be Pre-1978 Residential Property In Alameda, Berkeley, Emeryville, Oakland Or The Unincorporated Communities Of Ashland, Cherryland Or San Lorenzo. Units Must Be Family Housing With At Least One Bedroom. Property Must Be Home To A Child Under Six Years Old Or A Pregnant Woman, Or Be Regularly Visited By A Child Under Six At Least 2 Visits Per Week Of At Least 3 Hours Each And Units Must Have Low-income Occupants.

Documents Required
On-line Pre-application available at http://www.achhd.org/programs/leadfunding.htm or call 510-567-8280.

Area Served
Alameda County