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The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered all residents to shelter at home, leaving only to receive or provide essential services, starting 12:01 am on Tuesday, March 17. See details of the Order, frequently asked questions, and recommendations from Berkeley Public Health at https://www.cityofberkeley.info/coronavirus.

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The City of Berkeley web site is undergoing scheduled maintenance starting on Friday night, September 13 and ending on Saturday afternoon, September 14. During this time, most web pages should be available, but some resources may become unavailable for short periods of time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 5/9/19, at 7:00pm? Please visit https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1UAnZ8kU8EWllREyOY7rwQ/. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same time.

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Berkeley Housing Authority
1947 Center Street, 5th Floor, Berkeley, CA 94704
TEL: (510) 981-5470, FAX: (510) 510-981-5480
Office Hours: Mon-Thur 8:15am-4:30 pm (Closed every Fri), Email: bha@cityofberkeley.info

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Welcome to the Berkeley Housing Authority site at the City of Berkeley, CA.

 Estabilished in 1966, BHA provides rental assistance to a total of 1,939 low-income households units through the Section 8 and Moderate Rehabilitation Program.   It is governed by a 7-member  Housing Authority Board.

BHA Office Closure Dates and Calendars - THE OFFICE IS CLOSED FOR LUNCH FROM 12-1 P.M. BHA will be closed from 12/25/2020 through 1/03/2021. [more...]

BHA Office is Moving - BHA Office Move: In mid-December, BHA’s offices will be moving to 1947 Center Street, 5thFloor.  The new office space is just a few blocks from our current site, close to City offices, near the post office, and along BART and AC Transit lines.  Some changes will be implemented with the new setting: in order to meet with staff (when safe to do so), appointments must be made in advance. Just like our current office setting, there will be a designated place for BHA paperwork submission.  Do not worry, however, if you send your paperwork to our old address, it will still arrive for us, as we will be forwarding our mail.  [more...]

Voucher Discrimination - Voucher Discrimination: [more...]

Effective March 17, 2020 BHA is closed to the public. -

The Berkeley Housing Authority Office is closed to the public until further notice.

The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered residents to shelter in place, leaving only for essential needs. Most City facilities are closed to the public. Read the latest changes to City services and COVID-19 information from Berkeley Public Health.

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Eviction Moratorium - The Eviction Moratorium established through the CARES Act is set to expire on July 24, 2020. As of today, we have not received any communication that Congress plans on extending the eviction moratorium. However, the State of California recently issued an [more...]

Payment Standards, Income Limits, and Utility Allowance  -  Payment Standards, Effective January 1, 2020 for ALL contracts: [more...]

Berkeley Housing Authority Forms & Information - All forms are in a Acrobat  (PDF) format which is a standard file format.  The Acrobat software is available from Adobe FREE of charge HERE. [more...]

Customer Care.  - Your opinion and observations are important. Use this link for instructions on how you can share your thoughts, compliments and concerns: [more...]

Yes, Berkeley? - A great place to live, work and raise a family.   Berkeley is a city with a small population and a big reputation. In California alone, there are more than 30 cities bigger than Berkeley. In Alameda County, Berkeley is ranked fourth in population behind Oakland, Fremont, and Hayward. And yet, we are famous around the globe as a center for academic achievement, scientific exploration, free speech and the arts.  [more...]

No Smoking Ordinance in Berkeley - Smoking Law Affects All Berkeley Multi-Unit Housing [more...]

PG&E CARE/FERA Application - Berkeley Housing Authority is a CARE/FERA Community Outreach Contractor with PG&E. CARE/FERA are provides up to a 20% discount on your monthly energy bill. The program has income qualifications - please see the application for details. [more...]

Section 8 Wait List -   [more...]

 
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