Housing Programs

Housing Programs Overview

The mission of the Housing Program is to foster the creation of high-quality affordable housing at all income levels and for a variety of needs. The Housing staff administers housing policy and programs, and offers information about affordable housing opportunities in the City of El Cerrito.



Learn more about community housing resources:
  • Look up resources for finding affordable housing in El Cerrito.
  • Find help with housing issues such as foreclosure or tenant/landlord counseling.
  • Find housing-related City documents.
  • Contact us with another housing-related question

Affordable HOUSING NEWS 

On March 21st, Community Development staff held a study session with the Planning Commission on Inclusionary Zoning, and on April 18th a draft Inclusionary Zoning Ordinance will be presented. Inclusionary zoning is a method of leveraging private market-rate development to contribute towards affordable housing. Inclusionary Zoning is a policy identified in the City's Affordable Housing Strategy adopted in 2017. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

Date: April 18, 2018

Time: 7:30pm

Location: City Hall, Council Chambers, 10890 San Pablo Avenue, El Cerrito


March 21, 2018 - Planning Commission 
Study Session Presentation