The waiting list for Studio and 2-Bedroom units at The Grinnell opens on January 24, 2024, at 9:00 AM

The Grinnell
2527 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94702
(855) 701-1853

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The Grinnell Flyer PBV – Spanish.pdf
The Grinnell PBV Flyer – Chinese.pdf
The Grinnell PBV Flyer – English.pdf
Head of household must be age 18 or older, or legally emancipated, at the time of the application.
The waiting list for Studio and 2-Bedroom units at The Grinnell opens on January 24, 2024 at 9:00 AM.
Applications will be available only through Applications must be returned by mail to the address on the application. Applications must be postmarked by January 31, 2024 AND received by the manager’s office by 5:00 PM on February 7, 2024.
Applications will be available to pick up and drop off at 1721 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703 at the following times:
Wednesday, January 24, 2024 9am to 12pm
Friday, January 26, 2024 9am to 12pm
Monday, January 29, 2024 1pm to 4pm
A lottery will be conducted for all applications received by the deadline. The top 100 applications will be placed on the waiting list for consideration.
The 24-hour support phone line will open on January 24, 2024 at 9:00 AM and close on January 31, 2024 at 5:00 PM. Please call (888) 803-5701 for assistance.
People with disabilities have the right to request reasonable accommodations to participate in the application process. If you need a reasonable accommodation, please email or call (888) 803-5701.

The six-story building will provide 63 homes as follows: 21 studio units, 8 one-bedroom units, 33 two-bedroom units and one three-bedroom manager’s unit. Twelve homes are prioritized for people with an intellectual or developmental disability.Property Management and Resident Services offices are located directly off the residential lobby, as is the main community room (approximately 829 square-feet) with kitchenette that can accommodate all the residents of the building for community wide meetings, game nights, movie nights and other activities. The building includes a dramatic 2,450 square-feet rooftop deck with landscaping and several seating areas that will be a welcome retreat and respite for residents. The laundry room is located directly off the deck as is a smaller 165 square-foot activity room. The design encourages informal interactions by providing multiple areas to sit adjacent to the laundry and mailboxes, essential services that all residents will use. In addition, the building includes a ground-floor retail space of approximately 830 square-feet to activate the street scape.

  • Utilities Please Inquire.
  • No Credit Check Fee.
  • Background check included in credit check
  • Section 8 Welcome.
  • All subsidies must be considered by all types of housing except for Section 8 project-based properties.
  • Accepts cosigner.
  • Will not work with evictions within 5 years
  • May work with Rental/Deposit Assistance Program
  • Near Public Transportation.

Updated/Posted by SG 01/22/2024