Affordable Housing in El Cerrito

The Housing Division maintains a list of existing affordable housing units in the City of El Cerrito. Please contact the property you are interested in to find out how to apply and/or be placed on the property wait list. To receive notices from the City regarding future wait list opportunities, please subscribe to our Community Development E-News by visiting

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

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

    Senior Program Manager

maximum income and rent limits

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