housing news

3/25/2024 – There are currently 55 Affordable Housing Units available in Oakland, CA.

Please view the Coliseum Transit Village Waitlist Flyer for more information and apply online at Housing.acgov.org.


4/25/2024 – Wait List: Project Based Voucher units at Beth Asher in Oakland, CA

Beth Asher is 50-unit senior community located in the Dimond District of Oakland and is a short walk from the area’s local Oakland Public Library, recreation center and Dimond Canyon Park.  Beth Asher features 31 studios, 3 jumbo studios and 16 one-bedroom units. Residents can enjoy the quiet shopping and dining along both MacArthur Boulevard and Fruitvale Avenue. Residents are welcome to use the various community spaces including the lounging area, community room, and laundry facilities.

The waiting list for studio and 1-bedroom Project Based Voucher units at Beth Asher opens on May 1, 2024 at 9:00 AM

Online applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on May 8, 2024.

Paper applications must be postmarked by May 8, 2024 AND received by the manager’s office by 5:00 PM on May 15, 2024.

For more information about this project please reach out to SAHA directly.  Their contact information and link to their website are included below.

Beth Asher Flyer – English

Beth Asher Flyer – Chinese


4/29/2024 – Alameda County, California Section 8 Waiting Lists

The Housing Authority of the County of Alameda (HACA) will accept Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications for one day only on May 6, 2024 from 8:00 am, until 8:00 pm PT. The HACA will also accept Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list applications for 3 and 4-bedroom Apartments in Emeryville and Union City. According to the HACA, this is “a 1-day extension to the April 2024 waitlist opening. If you applied during the April waitlist opening, you do not need to take any action. All applications received in the previous April 2024 opening and this one-day opening will be entered into the lottery.”

Here is a flyer regarding the one day wait list extension


What you need to apply: 1.) Valid email address 2.) Phone number 3.) Full name of all household members 4.) Date of birth of all household members 5.) Social security number for all household members (if available) 6.) Total gross income for the household 7.) Valid mailing address

If you have questions please reach out to the Housing Authority of Alameda County (HACA)

(510) 727-8519 or waitlist@haca.net or  TDD 510.727.8551

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