Oakland Housing Authority

General Information

The Oakland Housing Authority (OHA) has utilized its participation in the MTW Demonstration program in the following three primary areas:

  1. Preserving and enhancing the public housing portfolio through a combination of enhanced operations and an aggressive effort to address deferred maintenance and improve physical conditions;
  2. Preserving and expanding affordable housing opportunities through real estate development, site acquisition, partnerships with non-profit developers and active coordination with the City of Oakland; and,
  3. Promoting resident empowerment and self sufficiency by enhancing the quality and reach of client services provided both in-house and in partnership with community based service providers.

OHA currently administers approximately 1,450 public housing units, 14,000 Housing Choice Voucher units, and 1,080 units of local, non-traditional housing.

More info at: http://www.oakha.org/Pages/default.aspx

MTW Status

OHA's MTW program began March 31, 2004. OHA signed the Standard Agreement in 2009, extending its participation through its Fiscal Year 2018. As a result of Congress passing the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016, OHA’s MTW Agreement was modified and extended to the end of its Fiscal Year 2028.

Last updated April 29, 2024