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Low Income Housing and Subsidized Apartments in Oakland, CA

Below is the listing of 58 affordable apartments and low-income housing in Oakland, CA. Some apartments listed here will require prospective residents to meet income eligibility requirements and other guidelines specific to a housing authority, and other properties will be open to all residents needing affordable housing.

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401 Fairmount Apartments - Low-Income Apartments (for Family)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94611
Contact Phone: (510) 271-1826
Details: 401 Fairmount Apartments involved the transformation of a seismically unsafe building owned by an absentee landlord into attractive, green affordable family housing. The original building was 35 units and well located in a lovely residential neighborhood just a half mile from Lake Merritt and 2 miles from downtown Oakland. The completed building provides 31 permanently affordable apartments (including a manager's unit) consisting of 26 one-bedroom units and 5 two-bedroom units as well as a 3,700 square foot spacious landscaped garden and patio. The new community room, located at the courtyard level, is approximately 500 square feet. There is also a laundry room, kitchen area and TV lounge as well as a computer lab. The courtyard level also includes a services office and the on-site property manager's office. A resident manager lives onsite. The scope of work for the renovation focused on remodeling and renovating apartments as necessary, seismic upgrade of the soft story condition, wheelchair accessibility, exterior facade upgrades, repair and replacement of select building components, replacement of fixtures and heating systems, addition of solar panels, replacement of the deteriorated stairway and walkway, roofing and landscaping. The project was recognized for its green building features by the Pacific Coast Builders Association, Enterprise Green Grant Program, and received a Build It Green Score of 116 in the Existing Multifamily Home Pilot Program.
Allen Temple Arms I - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94621
Contact Phone: (510) 562-2771
Details: This community provides affordable rents and comprehensive social services to low-income seniors. Located in the a buzzing, urban location, Allen Temple Arms is located close to neighborhood amenities and public transportation options. Allen Temple Arms one-bedroom and studio apartments are spacious and are equipped with the following features: Individually-controlled heating; Full-size freezer/refrigerator and electric range/oven; Cable-ready outlets; Garbage disposal; Fully-carpeted with vertical blinds; Hall closet; Emergency call system that alerts an alarm monitoring company in case of an emergency; Full tub and shower with grab bars
Allen Temple Arms Ii - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94621
Contact Phone: (510) 562-2771
Details: This community provides affordable rents and comprehensive social services to low-income seniors. Located in the a buzzing, urban location, Allen Temple Arms is located close to neighborhood amenities and public transportation options. Allen Temple Arms one-bedroom and studio apartments are spacious and are equipped with the following features: Individually-controlled heating; Full-size freezer/refrigerator and electric range/oven; Cable-ready outlets; Garbage disposal; Fully-carpeted with vertical blinds; Hall closet; Emergency call system that alerts an alarm monitoring company in case of an emergency; Full tub and shower with grab bars
Allen Temple Gardens - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94603
Contact Phone: (510) 383-9190
Details: These affordable apartments for seniors provide the best urban living has to offer. Located close to public transportation and neighborhood amenities, Allen Temple Gardens provides low-income seniors affordable rents and comprehensive social services. Allen Temple Gardens' one-bedroom apartments are spacious and equipped with the following features: Individually controlled heating; Full-size freezer/refrigerator and electric range/oven; Cable-ready outlets; Garbage disposal; Fully carpeted with vertical blinds; Hall closet; Full tub and shower
Allen Temple Manor - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Disabled)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94603
Contact Phone: (510) 567-9782
Details: These affordable apartments for seniors provide the best urban living has to offer. Located close to public transportation and neighborhood amenities, Allen Temple Manor provides low-income seniors affordable rents and comprehensive social services. Allen Temple Manor's one-bedroom apartments are spacious and equipped with the following features: Individually controlled heating; Full-size freezer/refrigerator and electric range/oven; Cable-ready outlets; Garbage disposal; Fully carpeted with vertical blinds; Hall closet; Full tub and shower.
Bancroft Senior Homes - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94605
Contact Phone: (510) 534-4000
Details: Bancroft Senior Homes provides 61 apartments in a 3 story building. This community was built in 2001 to provide affordable housing to very low income residents ages 62 and over. Nearby shopping opportunities and readily accessible public transportation make this a great place to call home. Apartment Amenities: Kitchens with electric stove and refrigerator; Wall-to-wall carpet and drapes; A limited number of accessible apartments for the mobility impaired ages 62 and over. Community Amenities and Services: Onsite service coordination and activity planning; Beautifully landscaped courtyard; Community Room for regularly scheduled activities; Onsite laundry room; Limited Parking.
Baywood Apartments - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94611
Contact Phone: (510) 428-2255
Details: Baywood Apartments is an affordable senior community comprised of studio and 1-bedroom apartments. The property serves low to very low-income households. Tax-exempt bond financing was provided by the California Housing Finance Agency. Low Income Housing Tax Credits were acquired by Centerline. Renovation highlights include: a new roof, deck repairs, landscaping, signage, improved common area accessibility, boilers, nurse call panel, and fire safety system along with upgraded elevators and remodeled lobby and corridors. Kitchen and bathroom cabinets were refurbished along with new countertops, appliances, plumbing fixtures, flooring and energy efficient lighting. Additionally, a new community room, computer learning center and leasing office were added to enhance the lives of the residents. Section 8 units are available for qualified households.
Beth Asher - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94602
Contact Phone: (510) 530-4091
Details: Beth Asher is 50-unit senior community located in the Dimond District of Oakland and is a short walk from the area’s local Oakland Public Library, recreation center and Dimond Canyon Park. Beth Asher features 31 studios, 3 jumbo studios and 16 one-bedroom units. Residents can enjoy the quiet shopping and dining along both MacArthur Boulevard and Fruitvale Avenue. Residents are welcome to use the various community spaces including the lounging area, community room, and laundry facilities.
Beth Eden Housing Development - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94607
Contact Phone: (510) 832-2249
Details: Beth Eden was built in 1974 by Beth Eden Housing Development to provide affordable housing to very low income seniors age 62 and over. Beth Eden has 54 apartments in 8 two story buildings on a tree-lined corner of the Acorn District. Beth Eden offers ample outdoor space with a large landscaped courtyard and walking paths. There are nearby restaurants and markets and downtown Oakland is just 2 blocks away! Beth Eden combines the beauty of nature with the benefits of city living. Apartment Amenities: Complete kitchen with gas range, refrigerator and garbage disposal; Wall-to-wall carpet and mini-blinds; Individual climate control; Balconies and patios; A limited number of accessible apartments are available to mobility impaired individuals age 18 and over who require the accessible features. Community Amenities and Services: Onsite service coordination and activity planning; Electronically controlled building access; Beautifully landscaped courtyard; Community rooms for regularly scheduled activities; Onsite laundry room; Gated Parking; Van service for shopping, medical appointments and group excursions; Nearby shopping opportunities, restaurants and readily accessible public transportation.
Bishop Roy C. Nichol Senior Housing - Low-Income Apartments (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94609
Contact Phone: (510) 285-6044
Details: Bishop Roy C. Nichol Senior Housing is an affordable apartment community sponsored by Downs Memorial United Methodist Church in North Oakland. Completed in 2002, it offers 18 apartments to seniors ages 62 or over who qualify as very low income according to HUD income limits for the area.
Casa Velasco - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94601
Contact Phone: (510) 534-6200
Details: Casa Velasco Senior Housing Is a HUD 202/Section 8 senior housing for very low-income elderly or handicapped/disabled, funded by the U.S Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD). Casa Velasco is a four-story building with 20 apartments (8 one-bedroom and 12 studios). All units are equipped with energy efficient appliances, including refrigerator, stove. All Apartments include full bathroom, lofted ceilings, oversized energy efficient dual paned windows, ceiling fans, heating units, carpets, closet space and some are ADA accessible or adaptable. Laundry facility, community room with full kitchen, television, fireplace, internet accessible computer, and outdoor patio area are available on the 4th Floor. Social Service Coordinator is available. Casa Velasco is conveniently located near public transportation and shopping. Seniors at Casa Velasco and our other Senior properties enjoy access to the Fruitvale-San Antonio Senior Center for social activities, classes, and events. Transportation is provided to and from the Senior Center free of charge.
City Towers Apartments - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94607
Contact Phone: (510) 835-0620

Coolidge Court - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Disabled)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94602
Contact Phone: (510) 336-9250
Details: An 18-unit, permanent, supportive housing program designed to assist transitioning young adults 18-24 obtain and maintain independent, permanent housing. The complex consists of individual studio apartments in a small housing complex comprised of four buildings, adjacent but separate from the Fred Finch Youth Center campus. The setting is very suburban, on a quiet street in Oakland, CA. Tenants pay 30% of their gross income towards rent. Any services tenants receive are voluntary. Nearly 40% of Coolidge Court tenants are enrolled in college with a vast majority of tenants working part-time (25 to 30 hours per week), in school part-time, or a combination of the two activities at any given time. Most jobs tend to be in mailroom settings or offices, or doing baking or massage–employment areas with which the vocational rehabilitation department has significant experience. Of those participants in school, many are studying computer-related topics, the trades, or are in film school. There are 1 to 2 move-outs per year, with tenants having an average length of stay of 4 to 5 years.
E.e. Cleveland Manor - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94605
Contact Phone: (510) 638-4543
Details: With an ideal location close to public transportation and neighborhood amenities, E.E. Cleveland Manor provides low-income seniors affordable rents and comprehensive social services. E.E. Cleveland Manor studios and one-bedroom apartments are spacious and equipped with the following features: Full bathrooms and kitchens; Water and gas included in rent.
East Bay Transit Homes - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Disabled)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94605
Contact Phone: (510) 613-0319

Eastmont Court - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Disabled)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94605
Contact Phone: (510) 568-9259

Eldridge Gonaway - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94606
Contact Phone: (510) 893-0913

Harrison Street Senior Housing - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94612
Contact Phone: (510) 285-6602
Details: Harrison Street Senior Housing opens September 2012. Developed by CCH and sponsored by CCH and Oakland Housing Initiatives, this downtown property is located near shopping, entertainment, and all the cultural activities Oakland has to offer. This six-story building offers 72 apartments to very low income seniors ages 62 and over. This is a “GreenPoint Rated Certified” property offering energy efficiency and “green” features for sustainable and healthier living. It also offers exceptional accessibility features.
Homes Now In The Community - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Disabled)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94607
Contact Phone: (510) 251-8135
Details: Satellite Affordable Housing Associates has managed Homes Now in the Community, owned by the West Oakland Health Facilities Development Corporation, since April 2009. The ten unit development was built in 1981 and provides affordable housing to seniors ages 62 or older, and ages 18 or older with a disability. Homes Now in the Community is located about one mile from the West Oakland BART station and is a short walk from the West Oakland Library, De Fremery Recreation Center and three nearby parks and playgrounds.
Hotel Oakland Village - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94612
Contact Phone: (510) 835-3749
Details: The Hotel Oakland Village is a unique affordable senior apartment community that has developed an innovative healthy senior living model that encourages residents to end isolation. Over 80% of the Village residents have been actively involved in reducing isolation through enthusiastic participation in 15 resident co-managed Village Health Groups that meet regularly. In addition, the newly introduced 'Village Health & Wellness Connection' Program provides a comprehensive customized long-term 'Wellness Plan' service free to all residents. Recent studies have shown that seniors can significantly reduce hospital and nursing home admissions by following a long-term health plan with support from on-site health services like the 'Village Health & Wellness Connection'.
Irene Cooper Terrace - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94606
Contact Phone: (510) 832-3200
Details: Irene Cooper Terrace is a 40 apartment senior community in downtown Oakland, California. This low-rise was built in 2000 by Evergreen Annex, Inc. to provide affordable housing to very low income seniors age 62 and over. Conveniently located near beautiful Lake Merritt, nearby shopping opportunities and readily accessible public transportation, Irene Cooper Terrace is a great place to call home. Apartment Amenities: Complete kitchen with electric appliances; Carpeting and window treatments; Individually controlled heat; A limited number of accessible apartments for the mobility impaired. Community Amenities and Services: Onsite Service Coordination and activity planning; 24 hour Emergency Call Service (for medical assistance); Electronically controlled access to building; Beautifully landscaped, park-like inner courtyard with water fountain; Community room for regularly scheduled activities; Onsite laundry room; Limited gated parking
J. L. Richard Terrace - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94606
Contact Phone: (510) 465-9646
Details: J.L. Richard Terrace is an affordable housing community for seniors owned by Evergreen Baptist Church. Located near beautiful Lake Merritt in downtown Oakland, CA, it offers 80 apartments to seniors age 62 or over and/or handicap/disabled individuals who qualify as very low or extremely low income according to HUD income limits for the area. Apartment Amenities: Kitchens with electric range/oven, refrigerator and garbage disposal; Wall-to-wall carpet and mini blinds; Cable TV Hook-up; A limited number of accessible apartments for the mobility impaired. Community Amenities and Services: Electronically controlled building access and limited parking for residents; Community Room for resident gatherings and scheduled activities; Onsite Service Coordination; Smoke-free community; Onsite laundry rooms.
Keller Plaza - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94609
Contact Phone: (510) 652-4043

Kenneth Henry Court - Low-Income Apartments (for Family)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94605
Contact Phone: (510) 638-4383
Details: SAHA has acquired and recently completed renovation of Kenneth Henry Court, a 51-unit affordable community for low-income families in the City of Oakland. Located near the intersection of 64th Avenue and Foothill Blvd., KHC has been providing permanent affordable housing to the area’s residents for over twenty years. SAHA has preserved the existing affordable housing and maintains the property as an affordable development and long-term community asset. As part of the rehabilitation, SAHA created a new computer-learning center as well as opened its community room to community events.
Lake Merritt Apartments - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94606
Contact Phone: (510) 763-1417
Details: Lake Merritt is an affordable apartment community for seniors age 62+ located in Oakland, CA. Extensively rehabilitated and overlooking Lake Merritt, the community features landscaping with mature trees and outdoor picnic benches. A community room provides residents a place to spend time together and participate in services and activities offered by Jamboree’s Community Impact Group. Covered parking, elevators and laundry facilities create convenience for residents, while the gated entry provides a safe environment and peace of mind. Lake Merritt is located in a fully walkable neighborhood in Alameda County. Many dining and shopping opportunities are within blocks of the property, helping seniors to maintain their independence with or without a personal vehicle. Convenient access to BART Stations and Highway 880 make it convenient to travel to other parts of the Bay area. Jamboree acquired and rehabilitated the property to both raise the quality of the community and maintain affordability for residents, providing affordable senior housing in a high-density area with real estate and rental prices that are out-of-reach for many seniors.
Lakemount Apartments - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94606
Contact Phone: (510) 832-2018

Lakeside Senior Apartments - Low-Income Apartments (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94606
Contact Phone: (510) 922-1947
Details: Located in a prime neighborhood on the banks of Lake Merritt, Lakeside Senior Apartments is an inspiring home to 91 very low income and homeless seniors, many of whom have been displaced from their homes as Oakland continues to gentrify. Elegantly designed by David Baker, the 5-story new construction hosts spacious community rooms, onsite management and supportive resident services, a community garden and lushly landscaped outdoor space.
Las Bougainvilleas - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94601
Contact Phone: (510) 535-6100
Details: All units are equipped with energy efficient appliances, including electric stove, refrigerator, dishwasher and garbage disposal. All apartments include full bathroom, dual-paned windows, heating units, carpets, and closet space. 100% of the units are ADA accessible or adaptable. The facility includes on-site coin-operated laundry room, community room with full kitchen, television, and outdoor landscaped grounds. Social Services Coordinator is available to residents. Las Bougainvilleas is conveniently located near public transportation and shopping. Residents at Las Bougainvilleas and our other Senior properties enjoy access to the Fruitvale-San Antonio Senior Center for social activities, classes, and events. Transportation is provided to and from the Senior Center free of charge.
Linda Glen - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94611
Contact Phone: (510) 601-1090
Details: Linda Glen was built in 1973 and provides 42 units of affordable senior housing off Piedmont Avenue in Oakland. The popular area boasts locally-owned antique and vintage shops, boutiques, bookstores and a cinema. Linda Glen is also a short 10-minute walk from the Kaiser Permanente Hospital and close to a busy AC Transit line. Linda Glen provides 25 studios, 8 jumbo studios and 9 one-bedroom units, community room and on-site laundry facilities.
Lottie Johnson Memorial Housing - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94607
Contact Phone: (510) 268-1736

Marlon Riggs Apartments / Vernon Street - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Disabled)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94610
Contact Phone: (510) 451-1161

Merritt Crossing Senior Apartments - Low-Income Apartments (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94607
Contact Phone: (510) 891-1264
Details: Merritt Crossing Senior Apartments includes 70 apartments affordable to seniors with incomes between 30 and 50 percent of median. The development features 5 studios, 55 one-bedroom units, 10 two-bedroom units and an enclosed garage with 18 parking spaces. The project has received a fifteen-year commitment for fifty (50) Oakland Housing Authority project-based Section 8 vouchers that will ensure that the apartments are affordable to seniors with even lower incomes, including those living on SSI. The building includes a large main community/multipurpose area as well as a number of other areas where residents can interact with each other throughout their daily activities. The community room is on the first floor and opens onto the large, 3,000 square foot open space. The open space provides space for a community garden for residents, and also encourages physical exercise and social interactions among residents. The community room includes computer workstations; drop-in computer classes will be provided at no cost to residents. A large services office off the lobby provides space for visiting service providers to conduct health outreach and case management. The main laundry facilities are nearby, further encouraging resident contact. Each unit in the development includes access to high-speed internet at no cost to the resident. Merritt Crossing Senior Apartments is ideally located to offer seniors the opportunity to age in place in their community with easy access to amenities and services. Lake Merritt BART is two blocks away. A variety of grocery stores, senior centers, parks, shopping, and medical services are all within ½ mile. The ability for seniors to walk to shopping and other amenities allows for greater independence and a higher quality of life. Located just outside Oakland’s Chinatown there are a number of other service providers active in the neighborhood including Family Bridges, Asian Health Services, LifeLong Medical Care and Bay Area Community Services (BACS).
Morh I Housing - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94607
Contact Phone: (510) 465-6996

Noble Tower - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94612
Contact Phone: (510) 444-5228
Details: Noble Tower senior housing is located in the heart of Oakland, right across the street from beautiful Lake Merritt. This apartment complex is in an excellent location for seniors, close to commercial, public and community facilities. Transportation is easily within walking distance. Noble Tower is only one block from bus service and just 5 blocks from the Lake Merritt BART station.
Northgate Terrace - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94612
Contact Phone: (510) 465-9346

Oak Center 1 - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94607
Contact Phone: (510) 834-2515

Oak Center Homes Inc. - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94607
Contact Phone: (510) 465-5137
Details: Oak Center Homes is a scattered site consisting of 89-units/properties targeted to families in West Oakland. The $10,000,000 rehabilitation of Victorian era duplexes, and multi-unit buildings focuses on preserving the historic aspect of the neighborhood while significantly upgrading the interior of the units. A vision of a well-designed and implemented Community Development Center (CDC) with exercise facilities and gathering space for Movie Nights for Oak Center Homes’ members and its community at large is now a realization. The CDC has a Computer Learning Center with 14 computer workstations. After much hard work from all parties involved (most importantly, the Board Members) our Vision has met reality. Oak Center Homes provides a unique opportunity to its members providing a range of critical programs and services that can inspire, enrich, and improve the lives of community members young and old. As a central community institution, Oak Center Homes provides sustainable services where they are most effective and accessible - right where our members live.
Oak Center Towers - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94607
Contact Phone: (510) 465-1166
Details: Live your life your way, in your own style. Here at Oak Center Towers, you will find a community as unique as you. Located in downtown Oakland and surrounded by trees and gardens, Oak Center Towers is place where individuals thrive and friendships flourish, where every day brings new opportunities to learn and interact, to relax and enjoy your life here among people who care. Episcopal Senior Communities opened Oak Center Towers, an eleven-story residence for very low-income seniors (62 and older) with the goal of bringing people together in a caring, comfortable, and invigorating environment. A superb staff, including a resident manager, activities director and service coordinator, ensure independence and a full life for all Oak Center Towers residents by helping you to connect residents to resources in the larger community. At home, you can enjoy the use of a library, a lounge, a TV room, a computer center and an ever-popular game and poolroom. Oak Center Towers also has a reception area, lounges, hobby and craft areas and a laundry room. The lighted grounds and parking areas are easily accessible and the entire facility is fenced and protected by 24-hour security. Life at Oak Center Towers provides opportunities for: Van transportation for weekly shopping trips, sporting events and other community outings; Arts, crafts and educational activities; Service coordination. In keeping with the Oak Center Towers’ mission to serve seniors with very low incomes or disabilities, we require candidates for residency to meet certain qualifications. To qualify for residency, an applicant’s annual income cannot exceed 50% of the local area median. Preference is given to very low-income applicants. Once approved and moved in, residents pay no more than 30% of their monthly income toward the monthly rental charge for the living unit.
Oak Street Terrace - Low-Income Apartments (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94607
Contact Phone: (510) 251-1525
Details: Oak Street Terrace is a great example of alternative urban development. The vacant and underutilized parking lot that once filled the space is now an elegant and efficiently designed building for low-income senior residents. The mixed-use project adds residential and commercial value to the community and a plaza improvement plan for the adjacent public space. The apartments at Oak Street Terrace were fully leased 30 days after the building received its certificate of occupancy. AHA reached out to Family Bridges, a local service provider, to assist residents, many of whom are ethnically Chinese, with translation services and to connect them with free or affordable healthcare services. This development has many unique features, including a 30-kilowatt solar energy system, natural and recycled finish materials and 1,500 square feet of neighborhood-serving retail.
Otterbein Manor - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94618
Contact Phone: (510) 653-0256
Details: Otterbein Manor, a 39-unit senior community located off College Avenue and Oakland’s Rockridge shopping district, provides residents with plenty of entertainment, arts, shopping and dining throughout the College Avenue corridor. Additionally, Otterbein Manor is directly across the street from the city’s Rockridge Branch Library, alongside a busy AC Transit line and a 6-minute walk from the Rockridge BART station. Otterbein Manor provides 31 studios and 8 one-bedroom units, outside patio, community room and on-site laundry facilities.
Percy Abrams Jr. Senior Apartments - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94608
Contact Phone: (510) 420-8802
Details: Percy Abrams, Jr. Senior Apartments is a 44 unit senior community in Oakland, California. Owned by the Abrams Housing Corp, it was built in 2006 to provide affordable low income housing for seniors. Apartment Amenities: Complete kitchen with gas range, refrigerator and garbage disposal; Carpeting and mini-blinds; Limited number of apartments are accessible for the mobility. Community Amenities and Services: Onsite Service Coordination and activity planning; Electronically controlled access to building; Beautifully landscaped grounds; Large multi-purpose room with regularly scheduled activities; Limited Parking; Onsite laundry room.
Posada De Colores - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94601
Contact Phone: (510) 534-6200
Details: Posada de Colores Senior Housing is a HUD 202/Section 8 senior housing for very low-income elderly or handicapped/disabled, funded by the U.S Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD). Posada de Colores is an eight-story senior complex with 100 one-bedroom apartments. Features: One bedroom units with carpeting, drapes, electric range, refrigerator & garbage disposal; Some units are handicapped accessible; Private balconies; Recreation areas & garden; Social Service Coordination available; Community Room for schedule programs and activities; Coin-operated laundry facility; Limited gated parking; Easily available public transportation and shopping. Seniors at Posada de Colores and our other Senior properties enjoy access to the Fruitvale-San Antonio Senior Center for social activities, classes, and events. Transportation is provided to and from the Senior Center free of charge.
Providence House - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Disabled)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94612
Contact Phone: (510) 444-0839
Details: Our 34 one-bedroom and 6 two-bedroom apartments were designed and built especially for people on fixed incomes living with HIV/AIDS and other disabilities. Providence House is the largest single provider of housing for adults living with HIV/AIDS in Alameda County and is closely aligned with the network of agencies and organizations providing services to those individuals. Founded in 1991, Providence House is a well-designed, beautifully maintained, supportive housing program founded by the Sisters of Providence and owned and managed by Providence Health & Services. We place a high value on supporting individual residents and creating a thriving community. We offer a high staff-to-resident ratio, gathering spaces for resident groups and a wide variety of scheduled activities. Our on-site Service Coordinator helps residents identify and access local resources and services and can advocate for residents who need assistance. We remain informed and current in the changing environment of HIV/AIDS and are responsive to the changing needs of those individuals.
Rose Of Sharon - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94606
Contact Phone: (510) 832-6090

Satellite Central - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94612
Contact Phone: (510) 451-8636
Details: Satellite Central, a 150 unit high-rise senior community, originally opened in early 1970. Satellite Central is located in the heart of Downtown Oakland and a short walk from the 19th Street BART Station. It features 75 studios, 41 jumbo studios and 34 one-bedroom units. Residents are welcome to use the various community spaces including the furnished outdoor patio, large community room, laundry facilities and multipurpose room. Satellite Central’s rehabilitation began in January 2012 and included a complete make-over of the exterior, renovation and expansion of the interior common spaces, and accessibility and seismic upgrades, all while maintaining full building occupancy.
Sister Thea Bowman Manor - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94608
Contact Phone: (510) 420-8802
Details: Sister Thea Bowman Manor is an affordable housing community for seniors owned by St. Columba Development Corporation. Built in 1980, it offers 56 apartments to seniors age 62 or over who qualify as very low or extremely low income according to HUD income limits for the area. Apartment Amenities: Kitchens with gas range/oven, refrigerator and garbage disposal; Wall-to-wall carpet and mini blinds; Cable TV Hook-up; A limited number of accessible apartments for the mobility impaired. Community Amenities and Services: Electronically controlled building access and limited parking for residents; Community Room for resident gatherings and scheduled activities; Onsite Service Coordination; Onsite laundry rooms.
Sojourner Truth Manor - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94609
Contact Phone: (510) 788-4338
Details: Sojourner Truth Manor is a non-profit, four story affordable apartment complex for seniors. It is close to churches, medical facilities, senior centers, shopping, and public transportation. Apartment Amenities: Electric kitchen which includes stove and refrigerator; Carpeting and mini-blinds; A limited number of accessible units for the mobility impaired. Community Amenities and Services: On-site laundry facility; Community Room for regularly scheduled social and recreational events; Limited fenced parking; Community garden.
Southlake Tower - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94612
Contact Phone: (510) 465-0481
Details: Southlake Tower, owned and renovated by CCH in 2004, has 130 affordable apartment homes for very low income seniors age 62 and over. Conveniently located in downtown Oakland, it is near shops, banks, theaters, Lake Merritt, the Oakland Museum, the library and public transportation. This lovely senior community with its friendly staff is a great place to call home. Apartment Amenities: Complete kitchen with an electric stove, refrigerator and garbage disposal; Some apartments with views; Balconies; Limited number of accessible apartments for the mobility impaired. Community Amenities and Services: Onsite service coordination; Community room with regularly scheduled activities; Controlled entry access; On-site laundry room; Computer lab for resident use; Limited parking; This is a smoke-free property.
St. Andrew's Manor - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94608
Contact Phone: (510) 601-6144
Details: St. Andrew’s Manor is a six-story, 60-unit development for seniors 62 and older in the City of Oakland. The project has been owned and operated by SAHA since 1972. The property’s rehabilitation will include unit rehabs, accessibility upgrades, a new second elevator and upgrades to the existing elevator. The property will also incorporate many new eco-friendly features into the building design. This rehabilitation ensures low-income elderly residents a more comfortable home while preserving the depth of affordability that St. Andrew’s provides its residents.
St. Marks Apartments - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94607
Contact Phone: (510) 268-0274

St. Mary's Gardens - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94607
Contact Phone: (510) 465-9628
Details: St. Mary's Gardens is an affordable housing community for seniors owned by St. Mary’s Elderly Housing Corporation. Built in 1979, it offers 100 apartments to seniors age 62 or over who qualify as very low or extremely low income according to HUD income limits for the area. Apartment Amenities: Kitchens with electric range/oven, refrigerator and garbage disposal; Wall-to-wall carpet and mini blinds; Cable TV Hook-up; A limited number of apartments have features for the mobility impaired. Community Amenities and Services: Electronically controlled building access and gated parking for residents; Large Community Room and kitchen for resident gatherings; Beautifully landscaped grounds and raised garden beds for resident use; Computer lab with free internet service; Onsite Service Coordination; Smoke-free community; Onsite laundry rooms; Exercise equipment.
St. Patrick's Terrace - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94607
Contact Phone: (510) 251-8135
Details: St. Patrick’s Terrace is a five-story, 66-unit development for seniors 62 and older in the City of Oakland. The project has been owned and operated by SAHA since 1972. The property’s rehabilitation in 2009 included unit rehabs, accessibility upgrades, a new second elevator and upgrades to the existing elevator. The property also received a complete green makeover which incorporated many new eco-friendly features into the building design.
Taylor Methodist Housing - Apartment (for Family)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94607
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The Orchards On Foothill - Low-Income Apartments (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94601
Contact Phone: (510) 437-9750
Details: Located in Oakland’s Lower San Antonio district close to the Fruitvale Transit Village, the Orchards on Foothill redevelops a vacant industrial property on one of Oakland’s primary transit corridors in a mixed-use neighborhood into 65 apartments for very-low income seniors. The Orchards is developed especially for seniors in its location near services and the universal design features that are adaptable to residents with disabilities. The building’s design includes a variety of common interior and outdoor spaces where both casual and organized social activities can take place. The building includes a spacious lobby and mailbox area where residents can wait for transit or sit and enjoy the neighborhood. The Orchards has a large secure outdoor terrace with seating areas and a variety of fruit trees and native plants. The residents can also plant their own small gardens in the community vegetable beds. The Orchards includes many green features that enable it to operate efficiently and with a small environmental impact. Primary features include the photovoltaic panels and the bioswale that naturally cleans and disposes of the water runoff.
Town Center And Courtyards At Acorn - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94607
Contact Phone: (510) 761-8905
Details: The Town Center and Courtyards at Acorn offers 293 affordable studio, one-, two-, three-, and four-bedroom apartments for rent in Oakland. The property, originally built in the 1960s, underwent extensive redevelopment in the 1990s as a result of four years of collaboration among HUD, The City of Oakland, BRIDGE, the Acorn Residents Council and the West Oakland community. The rehab added a high-tech security system and a Town Center, a recreational center, a community building, tot lots, a pool and three basketball courts. Acorn offers a Computer Learning Center as well as a network connecting individual computers within each home. HUD honored the project with a 1999 Best Practices Award.
Valdez Plaza - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94611
Contact Phone: (510) 268-0153
Details: Valdez Plaza is a 150-unit affordable senior community development built in 1981. Valdez was originally financed through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) 202 program and has been providing service-enriched affordable housing for over 30 years. At one time, Valdez provided both affordable independent and assisted living to senior residents. While the assisted living services did not continue, the building contains a multitude of common areas. Over the years, these spaces have provided opportunities for a computer learning center, a resident art program, and large community rooms. In September 2010, Satellite refinanced the existing HUD 202 mortgage with a 223(f) FHA-insured mortgage with Johnson Capital. Proceeds from the refinancing were used for the following scopes of work: Energy efficient double-glazed windows; Renovation of common area, lobby area and restrooms; Accessibility upgrades; Upgrades to life safety systems; Drought tolerant landscaping; New exterior paint. Additionally, the 223(f) program enabled for proceeds to be deposited to the property’s replacement reserve account to be used for improvements to be implemented over time. The rehabilitation was completed in November 2011 and has enabled the property to continue providing permanent, accessible, affordable senior housing.
Westlake Christian Terrace East - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94611
Contact Phone: (510) 893-2998
Details: Built in 1968 and renovated with funds from the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program, Westlake ChristianTerrace - East offers 200 affordable studio and one bedroom apartments to seniors in downtown Oakland. Proximity to shops, an active senior center, and public transportation make this a great place to call home! Apartment Amenities: Complete kitchen with electric range, refrigerator and garbage disposal; Linoleum floors and drapes; Some City Views; Some Bay Views. Community Amenities and Services: Onsite Service Coordination and activity planning; Beautifully landscaped grounds; Community room for regularly scheduled activities; Controlled Entry Access; Limited parking; Onsite laundry room; Group Exercise classes; Healthy living programs; LifeTrail Exercise System and walking trail; Onsite Beauty Shop
Westlake Christian Terrace West - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Oakland, CA - 94611
Contact Phone: (510) 893-2999
Details: Westlake Christian Terrace West is a 200 apartment highrise in downtown Oakland, California. Christian Church Homes built this building in 1976 to address the need for affordable senior housing in the area. Its resident population reflects Oakland’s rich ethnic diversity and Westlake’s programming and activities reflect this multicultural environment. Apartment Amenities: Complete kitchen with electric range, refrigerator and garbage disposal; Wall-to-wall carpets and drapes; Some City Views; Some Bay Views; Balconies. Community Amenities and Services: Onsite Service Coordination and activity planning; Newly decorated lobby; Beautifully landscaped grounds; Community room for regularly scheduled activities; Controlled Entry Access; Limited parking; Onsite laundry room; Group Exercise classes; Healthy living programs; LifeTrail Exercise System and walking trail; Onsite Beauty Shop