August 25-September 1, 2014
In order to complete the final phase of our building construction project, Housing Programs (Section 8) staff will be away from the office the week of August 25-29, returning Tuesday, September 2nd after the Labor Day holiday. Our front lobby, telephone switchboard, and all other AHA staff will be available during this time. Housing Programs staff will be in training activities and not available for meetings or questions. If you have an urgent matter, please see the guide below for leaving a message.
If you need to reach the following people, leave a message at (510) 747-4312: Leslie Gleason (Director of Housing Programs)
If you need to reach the following people, leave a message at (510) 747-4346: Dawna Williams (Housing Programs Supervisor)
NEW!! Affordable Housing Applications are being offered through RESOURCES FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT. Clickhere to be taken to their site.
Notice regarding Housing Choice Voucher Program Portability
Please be advised that effective
For questions or further information,
please contact Sherri Shefik, Housing Specialist III at
March 7, 2012
Family Self Sufficiency Program (FSS)
This program is for current Section 8 Voucher Holders residing in the City of Alameda.
- Are you in a low paying job?
- Are you barely making ends meet with Cal-works, SSI/SDI, and/or Food Stamps?
- Have you lost a job?
- Is your unemployment about to run out?
- Do you have career goals that have never materialized?
Well, the Family Self-Sufficiency program may be the next step in helping you realize your career dreams!
The Family Self Sufficiency (
Any Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) participant is eligible to participate in the program regardless of educational status, age, work experience, career interests or possible status as a person with a disability. The program’s emphasis is on employment, career development, education, training, independence from public assistance and credit readiness.
Self-Sufficiency program is continuously taking applications for the