Last Updated: December 14, 2022
Main Contact: Michael R. Derkacz
Be aware that most listings for affordable housing have waiting lists. We encourage you to apply to as many as possible so we hope you will check the website once a month for new listings. To obtain an application contact the property manager or go to the property management office.
Frequently Asked Questions
- What is Affordable Housing?
- The listing I am interested in has a waitlist. How long are these waitlists, usually?
- What are immediate affordable housing opportunities in Alameda County (without waiting lists)?
- What is an SRO?
- How do I find a roommate situation?
- What is a sober living home?
- What is Transitional housing?
- What if I find an apartment that’s available next month, but I don’t have a place to stay until then?
- What if I can afford the rent, but I can’t afford the security deposit?
- I have an eviction or bad credit on my record. Are there still housing options for me?
- What if I don’t meet income qualifications?
- I have a disability. Do I have a right to a Reasonable Accommodation?
- What is Section 8? How do I get it?
- What is Public Housing?
- I have fallen behind on my rent. How can I get help?
- What is rent control? Do all cities in Alameda County have it?
- How does the developer decide if I am eligible for affordable housing and what is AMI?
Requires a minimum income of $2175 and a maximum income below 30% AMI. Credit Check is Required. Does not accept Section 8. Does not accept Vendor Pay. Does not accept co-signer. No Evictions. Does not work with Rental Assistance Program (RAP). Garbage, Water are paid. Not near public transportation. No pets. Not wheelchair accessible. BMR units for Seniors 62 and over only. Income Required is 3Xs the amount of rent. Credit Check Fee - No Fee. Deposit is $725. Quiet senior building, centrally located, stove, refrigerator, carpets, deck, elevator, coin-operated laundry facility onsite. Near Public Transportation and Shopping. No pets.