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.

Attention: If you are interested in applying for a unit at Hana Gardens, a 63-unit mixed-use senior affordable housing community, you must submit a pre-application online by 5:00 pm, Sunday, January 21, 2018. Incomplete or partially completed pre-applications will not be accepted. All questions can be directed to (925) 957-7001.

Need help with your application?

Please join us January 18 and 19, between 1 and 3pm at the Open House Senior Center to get assistance.

Open House Senior Center
6500 Stockton Avenue
el cerrito, ca 94530

To view workshop flyer, click here.

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 Strategy

 The City's Affordable Housing Strategy was adopted by the City Council August 15, 2017 and is available online.