Berkeley Housing Authority


BMR - Below Market Rate

BMR criteria:

  1. Be a first-time homebuyer
  2. Meet income limits (Limited Equity Cooperatives - 120% of Area
    Median Income as established by U.S. Department of Housing and
    Urban Development for the Oakland-Fremont MSA; 80% AMI for all other units)
  3. Must occupy the unit as their primary, sole residence
  4. Occupy the unit within 60 days of purchase
  5. Provid a down-payment of at least 5% of the purchase price,
    3% of which must come from the buyer's own funds.
  6. People who live in the City of Berkeley has first preference
  7. People who work in the City of Berkeley has second preference


BMR Program (510)981-5304
email: AffordableHousing@cityofberkeley.info

New Address:
1947 Center Street, 5th Floor
Berkely,Ca. 94704

BMR Contact List