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Finding affordable housing

Steps to Finding Affordable Housing

Housing Choices for Alameda County: Please call 2-1-1 or go to www.achousingchoices.org  

List of Hayward Affordable Rental Apartment Properties

Here is a list of affordable rental apartment properties that have below-market rates. Please contact each property to find out about openings or wait lists.

Eden Housing

Eden Housing provides affordable housing in Hayward and throughout the East Bay. Please contact Eden Housing and each of their properties directly to find out about openings or wait lists.

List of Eden properties now leasing

Full list of Eden properties

Rental Listings for Section 8 and Other Low Income Housing: The Housing Authority of the County of Alameda (HACA) provides weekly updated lists for Section 8 participants, and a montly updated list of privately owned subsized housing available to low income families and individuals. 

Section 8 Housing: Please contact the Alameda County Housing Authority at (510) 538-8876.

If you would like to be kept up to date on the latest news, including affordable housing programs and projects, from the City of Hayward, please sign up for the City newsletter called The Stack. Additionally, you can also sign up for the Housing Division mailing lists. Click here to be directed to the sign-up page.
  1. Check the first box to sign-up for The Stack Newsletter

  2. Scroll to the bottom of the page and look for the “Housing” category

  3. Check the box for “Affordable Ownership Housing” to receive notifications about affordable homeownership opportunities such as below rate properties for sale in the City or down payment assistance programs (If you need to make this more general you can also change this sentence to “Check the box next to the Housing newsletters you’d like to receive”)

  4. Click subscribe

  5. You’re done!