Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)​

If you owe rent due to COVID 19, OHA is here to help! 

Please call your Property Manager or visit the website of Keep Oakland Housed (click link) to apply for assistance. Make sure to keep your Property Administrator in the loop! Learn more.


  ​Current residents click here​ for additional information and available resources  

for families & children, job openings, tax help, stress management and more.



OHA was awarded 515 Emergency Housing Vouchers  

through the American Rescue Plan. Visit OHA's EHV webpage​. 


Learn about the program in English​​, Chinese, Spanish and Vietnamese​For information regarding leasing of these vouchers, please click here.  

The OHA Response to COVID-19
The Oakland Housing Authority is monitoring information provided by our public health officials as concern grows over the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).  We will provide updates as they become available. In the meantime, we recommend you visit the Centers For Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) website at www.cdc.gov​ for more information. OHA residents may click links below to learn more about services provided by OHA during this time. 

OHA status (as of May 9, 2022):  
  • All OHA offices have suspended in-person services. 
  • Owners and tenants can receive information by checking the Owner/Tenant Portal at https://myohaportal.oakha.org/. Please register. 
  • Current HCV/Section 8 Voucher holders can call (510)587-2100 and leave a message or email LHcustomerservice@oakha.org for assistance with housing needs. Leased Housing Documents can be deposited in the drop box at 1540 Webster Street. 
  • Current Public Housing and OAHPI Residents may call (510)535-3130 for assistance or maintenance emergencies.  
  • HUD has published a number of waivers in response to COVID-19 that affect some residents, landlords, and partners. Click HERE​ to read about the waivers and how they might affect you.
Current residents click here​ for additional information and available resources for families & children, job openings, tax help, stress management and more.
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