2751 Fifth Street
P.O. Box 231,
Berwick, La. 70342

Office: (985) 385-1546    
Fax: (985) 385-5840

8:00am - 4pm
Closed 12pm - 1pm
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Seeking Housing?

  • Application process is closed........ +

    The Application process for the Berwick Housing Authority is currently closed.  If you have any questions please feel free to contact the office.     If you applied in October 2020 your application will remain active for 6 months, after that, you will have to update your application to remain Read More
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    The Berwick Housing Authority will calculate the rental payment based upon 30% of the adjusted monthly income of the individual or family members.   The Maximum Rent amount that can be paid for rental of a unit are as followed for each bedroom size: 0 Bedroom ----   $351.00 1 Bedroom Read More
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    Emergency housing is temporary shelter for individuals or families and provides food, shelter and assistance with clothing and transportation. Below is a partial list of these services. St Mary Outreach 608 First Street/ Suite 102 Morgan City , La985-385-0525 www.stmaryoutreach.org Chez Hope ---Crisis Hotline Number 1-800-331-5303 Women and Childrens ShelterP.O. Box Read More
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    The Berwick Housing Authority Development Sites   Louis Mahfouz Development 28 Units Read More
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  • DON'T FORGET TO SET YOUR CLOCKS BACK ONE HOUR ON SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1ST 

    BHA OFFICE CLOSED ON NOVEMBER 3RD FOR ELECTION DAY

    BHA OFFICE CLOSED ON NOVEMBER 11TH FOR VETERANS DAY 

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    NOVEMBER'S RENT CAN ONLY BE PAID BY CHECK OR MONEY ORDER--NO CREDIT CARDS

     RENT IS DUE ON NOVEMBER 13TH

    BHA OFFICE CLOSED ON NOVEMBER 26TH & 27TH FOR THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS

    WISHING YOU AND YOUR FAMILY A HAPPY THANKSGIVING

     

     

     

     

Berwick Housing Authority is located near the Atchafalaya River across the river from Morgan City, LA. The Town of Berwick is the oldest settlement in St. Mary Parish with a population of about 4400 persons. The town is located near the Gulf on the Intercostals Waterway and is equidistant from the cities of New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Lafayette, LA.

Berwick Housing Authority has a total of 128 units in nine locations in the town, several of which are only a few units on scattered sites. The larger of the development contains 50 units on contiguous site, all of which are duplexes.

News & Press

Published on 04/29/2020, 14:19

Addressing Tenant Concerns Regarding Rent and the Temporary Suspension of Evictions for Nonpayment of Rent
 
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) developed this flyer to provide Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, and Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation (Mod Rehab) participants with important information and  resources about paying rent during the national emergency concerning the coronavirus pandemic.
 
What is the suspension of evictions about? Evictions for nonpayment of rent, and charges/fees for nonpayment of rent, have been temporarily suspended.  This applies to all HUD-assisted participants from March 27, 2020 to July 24, 20201.  Although your Public Housing Authority’s (PHA) Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policies (ACOP) and/or Administrative Plan may not be updated, please be aware that the suspension of evictions for nonpayment of rent is in place.
 
Having trouble making rent? • Voucher and public housing participants: If you lost your...Read More

Published on 04/01/2020, 15:06

STARTING APRIL 1, 2020 BERWICK HOUSING AUTHORITY'S OFFICE HOURS WILL BE FROM 8 AM-12 PM.  WE WILL WORK REMOTELY FROM HOME FROM 1 PM-4 PM.  PHONE CALLS BETWEEN 1 PM-4 PM WILL BE FORWARDED TO OUR HOMES. WHEN DROPPING OFF RENT IN THE DROP BOX, PLEASE REMEMBER TO SIGN YOUR CHECK OR MONEY ORDER AND PUT YOUR UNIT # ON IT.  WE WILL DELIVER YOUR RECEIPT TO YOUR UNIT ON THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY.  PLEASE CALL IN WORK ORDERS AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE SINCE WE WILL ONLY BE HERE FROM 8 AM-12 PM.  WORK ORDERS CALLED IN TOO LATE WILL NOT BE COMPLETED UNTIL THE NEXT MORNING.  PLEASE CONTINUE TO CALL IN EMERGENCY WORK ORDERS AFTER HOURS OR ON THE WEEKENDS BY CALLING THE OFFICE AND LISTENING TO THE ANSWERING MACHINE FOR THE PHONE # TO MAINTENANCE.  EMERGENCY WORK ORDERS ARE CONSIDERED WATER, ELECTRICITY AND/OR GAS.  

A LOT OF PEOPLE...Read More

Latest Events

Tue Nov 03 @ 8:00AM - 04:00PM
Office Closed for Election Day
Wed Nov 11 @ 8:00AM - 04:00PM
Office Closed for Veterans Day
Fri Nov 13 @ 8:00AM - 04:00PM
Rent Due Additional $10 if not paid by today
Fri Nov 20 @ 8:00AM - 04:00PM
Last day to pay rent-no exceptions
Thu Nov 26 @ 8:00AM - 04:00PM
Office Closed for Thanksgiving
Fri Nov 27 @ 8:00AM - 04:00PM
Office Closed for Black Friday

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