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Berkeley Housing Authority
Berkeley Housing Authority

Administrative Plan

The Plan defines BHA’s policies for operating its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Programs including:

  • Tenant Based Vouchers
  • Project-Based Vouchers
  • Moderate Rehabilitation/SRO
  • Shared Housing
  • Section 8 Homeownership and
  • Family Self Sufficiency.

The parameters for these policies are established by Federal laws and regulations. Issues that are not addressed in this document may be governed by Federal, State and local regulations and HUD Notices, Memos and guidelines.

Copies of the Administrative Plan are available at the BHA Office located at  1936 University Avenue, Suite 150, Berkeley, CA 94704 and online at http://www.cityofberkeley.info/ContentDisplay.aspx?id=20810      The Berkeley Housing Authority (BHA) is accepting comments on its 2018-2019 Annual Plan.  Comments may be submitted in writing to Celinda Aguilar-Vasquez at 1936 University Ave, Suite 150, Berkeley, CA 94704 or email caguilar-vasquez@ci.berkeley.ca.us.  Copies will be available for review beginning February 5, 2018 online at  http://www.cityofberkeley.info/ContentDisplay.aspx?id=20810 and at BHA’s office, 1936 University Avenue, Suite 150. The publication of the draft Plan will commence a 45-day public comment period.   

 The Board of Commissioners of the Berkeley Housing Authority (BHA) will hold a Public Hearing and adopt the Fiscal 2018-2019 Annual Plan on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the North Berkeley Senior Center, 1901 Hearst Avenue, Berkeley, CA.   

The Berkeley Housing Authority is a fair housing provider, and does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, marital status, sexual orientation, or national origin. 

Please note: only those Chapters with proposed changes will be listed in Draft form below.   

2018-2019 ADMINISTRATIVE PLAN CHAPTERS WITH PROPOSED CHANGES:

   Title Page Draft 

Table of Contents Draft

 Chapter 2 Draft - Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 

Chapter 4 Draft - Applications, Waiting List and Tenant Selection 

Chapter 5 Draft - Briefings and Voucher Issuance 

Chapter 8 Draft - Housing Quality Standards and Rent Reasonableness Determinations  

Chapter 11 Draft - Reexaminations 

Chapter 12 Draft - Termination of Assistance and Tenancy     

Chapter 16 Draft - Program Administration 

Chapter 17 Draft - Project Based Vouchers 

Chapter 18 Draft - Moderate Rehabilitation for Single Room Occupancy Dwellings for Homeless Individuals  

 

2017-2018 ADMINISTRATIVE PLAN: 

Title Page       

Table of Contents       

Introduction      

Chapter 1 Overview of the Program and Plan        

Chapter 2 Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity        

Chapter 3 Eligibility         

Chapter 4 Applications, Waiting List and Tenant Selection          

Chapter 5 Briefings and Voucher Issuance          

Chapter 6 Income and Subsidy Determinations           

Chapter 7 Verification        

Chapter 8 Housing Quality Standards and Rent Reasonableness Determinations         

Chapter 9 General Leasing Policies        

Chapter 10 Moving with Continued Assistance and Portability         

 Chapter 11 Reexaminations       

Chapter 12 Termination of Assistance and Tenancy      

Chapter 13 Owners      

Chapter 14 Program Integrity        

Chapter 15 Special Housing Types       

Chapter 16 Program Administration        

Chapter 17 Project Based Vouchers        

Chapter 18 Moderate Rehabilitation for Single Room Occupancy Dwellings for Homeless Individuals        

Glossary       

 

 

ARCHIVED FILES:

Please click on the following links  to view the Administrative Plans for each corresponding year (no longer in active):

2016 Administrative Plan (no longer active)

2015 Administrative Plan (no longer active) (available in office for review)

2014 Administrative Plan (no longer active) (available in office for review)

2013 Administrative Plan (no longer active):

2012 Administrative Plan (no longer active)

2011 Administrative Plan (no longer active)

2010 Administrative Plan (no longer active) (available in office for review)

2009 Administrative Plan  (no longer active)

2008 Administrative Plan (no longer active)

2007 Administrative Plan (no longer active)

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