Applications will be available online and at the property starting April 17, 2017. We will only accept applications for two days, Monday, April 24th and Tuesday, April 25th. A lottery will be conducted for all the applications submitted in person or postmarked on April 24th and April 25th. Only the top 20 eligible applications pulled from the lottery will be placed on the waiting list for consideration.
We have not conducted a lottery for the previous wait list opening yet. If you previously applied, do not apply again. Your application will be included in this lottery. You will receive notification in the mail after the lottery has been conducted.
Amistad House is a 60-unit HUD 202 community for seniors and disabled adults in the City of Berkeley. Originally opened in 1980, the property underwent rehabilitation in 2011. Providing a permanent affordable home to over seventy residents, Amistad House consists of 58 one-bedroom apartments, 1 studio, and 1 non-income manager’s unit. With a HUD rental subsidy attached to all of the units, Amistad provides great affordability with tenants required to pay only thirty percent of their adjusted monthly income. Amistad House is located on an active area of Shattuck Avenue, within walking distance to grocery, pharmacy, and a wide variety of shopping, restaurants, and public transit.
Would you like more information about Amistad House? Please call the Property Manager at (510) 548-5189.