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Housing and Community Services Department
Housing and Community Services Department

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Inclusionary Zoning Ownership (Condominium) Units -  Inclusionary/BMR Homeownership Policies and Procedures [more...]

 Mortgage Credit Program - The City of Berkeley participates on the Mortgage Credit Certificate (MCC) Program through Alameda County.  Please call (510) 670-5799 for a brochure and listing of participating lenders.  MCC recipients may take up to 15% of their annual mortgage interest payments as a dollar for dollar tax credit against their federal income taxes.  Qualified homebuyers can adjusts their federal income tax withholdings, which will increase their income available to pay the monthly mortgage. [more...]

Employment Programs - Employment Programs [more...]

Berkeley Paratransit Servicesfor Senior Citizens and Persons with Disabilities - The ability to perform daily activities of shopping, getting to appointments and community meetings, and seeing friends and family requires that we each be able to "get around."  Forms of transit, such as AC Transit buses, BART, East Bay Paratransit (ATC), taxicabs, and wheelchair-accessible vans all play vital roles in meeting the community's need for transportation alternatives. Some residents have difficulty using either transit buses or BART trains and stations. [more...]

Senior and Disabled Home Rehabilitation Loan Program - The purpose of the Seniors and Disabled Home Rehabilitation Loan Program is to assist low income senior and disabled homeowners in repairing/modifying their homes, to eliminate conditions that pose a threat to their health and safety and to help preserve the City's housing inventory. Qualified borrowers can receive interest-free loans of up to $100,000.   [more...]

Shelter Plus Care - City of Berkeley Shelter Plus Care Program [more...]

Berkeley Housing Trust Fund -    [more...]

Inclusionary Housing Below Market Rental Information for Owners Property - Inclusionary/Below-Market Rate (BMR) Rental Owners and Property Managers [more...]

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Housing and Community Services Department, 2180 Milvia Street, 2nd Floor, Berkeley, CA 94704
Questions or comments? Email: Phone: (510) 981-5400
(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
TTY: (510) 981-6903