Housing Services

Housing Services

The health and safety of the community is our highest priority. In light of recent events related to coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Shelter In Place ordered by the Alameda County Health Official, effective March 17, 2020, City Hall (including the Community Development Department and Permit Center) is closed. Non-essential services have been suspended through May 3, 2020, unless otherwise extended.

Click HERE for the Urgency Ordinance for a Temporary Moratorium on Evictions

Click HERE for the Press Release announcing the Moratorium

The Housing Services Division administers the City's federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program for use in housing and community development projects that serve primarily low-income persons. In addition, the Housing Services Division also administers the federal HOME Program, and the Inclusionary Housing Program. The division also provides staff support for the City's Rent Review Board.


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