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.

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.

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.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 2/28/19, from 6:00 to 11:00 PM? Please visit http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Zoning_Adjustment_Board_Meeting_-_Video_Stream.aspx. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same date and time.

PG&E is reporting a widespread outage affecting thousands of customers in Berkeley and many City buildings, including the Finance Customer Service Center and the Permit Service Center. Call respective City services for further details, or check the PG&E outage page. Power is expected to return by 12:45pm. Traffic lights that are not working should be treated as a four-way stop sign.

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Berkeley Housing Authority
Berkeley Housing Authority

IMPORTANT MESSAGE: 

BHA OFFICE CLOSED  

EFFECTIVE MARCH 17, 2020 UNTIL APRIL 7, 2020 

 

The Berkeley Housing Authority is implementing the following temporary measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, in compliance with the City of Berkeley’s Health Officer’s Order to Shelter in Place:

 

Effective March 17 until April 7, the agency will be closed. 

Staff will check email and voice mail periodically and will be able to respond. Please be patient; the response will not be immediate. See below for contact information of specific BHA staff.

BHA will pay April and May HAP on time to Landlords.

Tenants must continue paying their monthly rent portion to their landlords.

Move in Inspections (“RTA”) will proceed, in order to allow new tenancies.

If you need an emergency inspection, please call 510-981-5490 or 510-981-5485.

All other inspections will be on hold, however, if you have a reinspection for which you have made repairs, please send evidence of the repairs (photos or receipts for work/supplies) to: rgonzales-levine@cityofberkeley.info and tpumphrey@cityofberkeley.info.

 

We take our obligation of service to our community, partners, clients, and employees, seriously.  We apologize for any inconvenience, and we thank you for your patience during this time.

 

Again, our staff will continue to be available via phone messages and emails.  Please visit our website for updated information at https://www.cityofberkeley.info/bha/.

 

Please drop off any paperwork through the mail slot or by regular mail.  If you need a form, most of them can be found on our website:

 

https://www.cityofberkeley.info/BHA/Home/Forms_for_Owners_and_Tenants.aspx

 

 

Position

 

Name

 

Phone

 

Email

Receptionist/Office Asst. I

Temp – Rose Dong

510-981-5470

rdong@cityofberkeley.info

Administrative Assistant/

FSS Coordinator

 

Celinda Aguilar-Vasquez

 

510-981-5483

 

caguilar-vasquez@ cityofberkeley.info

Acting Executive Director  

Finance Manager

Jesy Yturralde

510-981-5488

jyturralde@ cityofberkeley.info

Office Asst. II/Accounting

Jayla Fuentecilla

510-981-5474

bfuentecilla@ cityofberkeley.info

Accountant

Vacant

Vacant

Vacant

Office Asst. II/Inspections (HQS)

 

Tyra Pumphrey

 

510-981-5490

 

tpumphrey@ cityofberkeley.info

Acting Deputy Director

Management Analyst

 

Rachel Gonzales-Levine

 

510-981-5485

 

rgonzales-levine@ cityofberkeley.info

Section 8/Housing Choice Voucher Supervisor

 

Tilda Barnes

 

510-981-5484

 

tbarnes@ cityofberkeley.info

Housing Specialists

 

 

First letter in last name determines Housing Specialist (Section 8)

 

 

Phone

 

Email

Lynda DeShazier

Last Name begins with

A, B, C, D, K, L and O

510-981-5482

ldeshazier@ cityofberkeley.info

Tracy Jackson

Last Name begins with

E, F, G, H, I, J, M and N

510-981-5486

tjackson@ cityofberkeley.info

Althea Maybon

Last Name begins with

Mc, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y and Z

510-981-5478

amaybon@ cityofberkeley.info

Tilda Barnes

New  Contracts/ Portability/Mod Rehab

510-981-5484

tbarnes@ cityofberkeley.info

 

This is an evolving situation and may change as new directives are received from the City of Berkeley, the State of California, or the federal government.

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