Affordable Housing in El Cerrito

The Housing Division administers housing policy and programs for the City and creates new affordable housing opportunities. Click here to download the full list of affordable housing options in El Cerrito.

Please see the Affordable Housing Project Handout and Affordable Housing Map for additional details on the affordable housing options in El Cerrito.

Affordable Housing Developments

Please contact each property for information about their wait lists.

Del Norte Place
11720 San Pablo Avenue, El Cerrito
27 very-low income units for families and seniors
Contact: (510) 237-8300 or
El Cerrito Royale Assisted Living
6510 Gladys Avenue, El Cerrito
31 very-low income assisted living units for seniors and disabled
Contact: Sonja Givens-Thomas, Executive Director, Royale Management Co.
(510) 234-5200 or

10848 -10860 San Pablo Avenue
62 affordable apartments for seniors.
Contact Eden Housing at or 510-499-2491
Hazel Shirley Manor
11025 San Pablo Avenue, El Cerrito
63 low- and moderate-income units for seniors and mobility-impaired adults
Contact: (510) 232-3430 or 
Idaho Apartments
10203 San Pablo Avenue, El Cerrito
28 units for formerly homeless residents with mental or AIDS-related disabilities
Contact: (510) 231-9841 or
510 El Cerrito Plaza
19 affordable family units (6 units low-income households and 13 units moderate-income households).
For inquiries on the affordable and market rate units, please contact Ravello Holdings, Inc. at (510) 694-1809.

Ohlone Gardens
6431 - 6495 Portola Drive, El Cerrito
57 low-income family units, including 10 units reserved for tenants with special needs
Contact: (510) 526-4000 or
The Village at Town Center
10810 San Pablo Avenue, El Cerrito
158 units of market rate units, including 24 units for low- and moderate-income households.
 Contact: (510) 525-3319 or
  1. Aissia Ashoori

    Housing Analyst

maximum income and rent limits

Click here to view the 2019 the rent and limit limits.