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

8:00am - 4pm.
Closed 12pm - 1pm

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

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Seeking Housing?

  • Application process reopening....... +

     The Application process for the Berwick Housing Authority will reopen on Thursday, August 14, 2014 starting at 8:15 am.  If you applied in April 2014 your application will remain active for 6 months, after that, you will have to update your application to remain on the active waiting list. Please refer to Read More
  • Rent Determination +

    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 ----   $220.00 1 Bedroom Read More
  • Emergency Housing +

    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
  • Rental Units +

    The Berwick Housing Authority Development Sites   Louis Mahfouz Development 28 Units Read More
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Newsflash:

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.

 


 

The Berwick Housing Authority held  meetings on March 13, 2014 to introduce the flat or ceiling rent rate increases as set forth in the Appropriations Act of 2014 to the residents of B.H.A. community. Mr. Clarence Robinson, Executive Director and Mrs. Janice McIntyre, Assistant Director at B.H.A. created a very informative presentation to outline changes and it's impact on the residents here.

 

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The following video message from Secretary Donovan provides more information about the Affordable Care Act and its importance to the people HUD serves, HUD employees, and friends and family.

Helping the more than 48 million Americans who are currently uninsured has been a priority for President Obama. Many of those uninsured individuals are low-income Americans that rely on HUD services; that is why HUD committed to our mission of building strong and healthy communities across the country and promoting information about the Affordable Care Act with the people we serve.

The Affordable Care Act that President Obama signed into law in 2010 has – and will continue to go a long way in helping us achieve this mission and will benefit working families gain access to quality care, while strengthening their financial future.

Let’s all do our part to help build healthy communities, and share information with others and urge them to enroll at healthcare.gov – or by calling a hotline that is available in more than 140 languages at 1-800-318-2596.

The Social Security Administration has informed us of the changes that are currently set to take place in 2014:

Beginning August 2014 Social Security field offices will no longer issue social security printouts.

Individuals who need proof of their Social Security number and cannot find their card will need to apply for a replacement card

Beginning October 2014, field offices will stop providing benefit verification letters, except in emergency situations. Benefit verifications are available on line and can be obtained anytime by registering for a my Social Security account at www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount or requested through their national toll free number 1 (800) 772 1213.

Our resident center has computers available for all B.H.A. residents to use and a resident coordinator on site that will assist everyone. Public libraries also offer computers for non-residents of B.H.A.

If you have any questions or need additional information please contact our office at (985) 385-1546

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You should have a plan already in place for Hurricane Season. For more info see:

 

 http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/prepare/ready.php

 

 

seo1 The Berwick Housing Authority provides eligible persons with Affordable, Safe, Quality housing while Supporting and Developing Economic Self-Sufficiency.