2 Affordable Co-Op Apartments Available in Berkeley, CA

Solano Avenue Co-Op Apartments

1685 Solano Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94703

Phone: (510) 545-3258
Email:  vacancy@bayareaclt.org
1 Bedroom Apt – Rent 30% of Income        
2 Bedroom Apt – Rent 30% of Income
Deposit TBD, but would probably be around $2,000

The Bay Area Community Land Trust (BACLT) is delighted to announce the availability of one 2-Bedroom Apartment and one 1-Bedroom apartment that are affordable for households earning less earning less than 50% of Area Median Income (AMI). Subsidized by the Berkeley Housing Authority’s Project-Based Voucher Program (similar to Section 8), monthly rent will be 30% of household’s actual monthly income.   Be part of the first group of residents to form a new Affordable Housing Co-op in Berkeley! BACLT will provide educational sessions throughout the two-year Co-op formation process as the 13 resident households learn how to become Co-op owners and managers.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
1.  Attend an Open House (Optional): 1685 Solano Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94703Saturday, 11/12/2022 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
2.  Attend an Orientation Session (Required): All interested applicants must attend a 1-hour Orientation Session before they can receive an application. People needing a special accommodation for translation, visual or hearing assistance can send a request to: vacancy@bayareaclt.org. The Orientation schedule will be posted on http://www.bayareaclt.org
3.  Applications must be submitted by 5pm on Monday, 11/28/22.4.  If there are more applications received than apartments available, then applications will be drawn and ranked by lottery.Minimum Income Requirement 2X the rent.  Maximum Income Limit:  1 Person: $50,000     2 People: $57,150     3 People: $64,300     4 People: $71,400   Not Wheelchair Accessible.  Unit includes: 1 Bath, Stove, Refrigerator, Laundry Room Onsite, One Garage Parking Space per Unit.

  • Rent includes Water/Sewer and Garbage/Recycling; Electric is not included.
  • Credit Check Required.  No Fee for Credit Check.
  • All subsidies must be considered by all types of housing except for Section 8 Project-Based properties.  https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2020/02/SourceofIncomeFAQ_ENG.pdf
  • Does not accept Cosigners.
  • May work with previous evictions on a case by case basis.
  • Near Public Transportation, Schools, Shops and Parks.
  • Service Animal accepted.
  • Smoke-Free Building.
Any questions?  Contact vacancy@bayareaclt.org