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 currently closed........ +

    The Application process for the Berwick Housing Authority is currently closed.  No specific date to open the application process has been determined.  Please feel free to contact our office with any questions as it relates to public housing.   If you applied in November 2017 your application will remain active for 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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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 09/19/2017, 19:08

PUBLIC NOTICE of Public Hearing

2018 ANNUAL AGENCY PLAN

AMENDED ADMISSIONS AND CONTINUED OCCUPANCY POLICY

BERWICK HOUSING AUTHORITY

The Berwick Housing Authority will conduct a Public Hearing at 2:00 PM on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at the Community Room in the Office of the Housing Authority, 2751 Fifth Street, P.O. Box 231, Berwick, LA, 70342.  The purpose of the hearing is to obtain citizen input on the following subjects:

*The Housing Authority's Annual Agency Plan for 2018

*Amendment of the Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy:

The 2018 Annual Agency Plan and Amended Admissions and Occupancy Policy are available for review at the Housing Authority Office at 2751 Fifth St., Berwick, LA 70342.

Those citizens unable to attend this hearing may submit their views in writing to:

Berwick Housing Authority, 2751 Fifth St., P.O. Box 231, Berwick, LA 70342

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Published on 03/01/2017, 17:00

BERWICK HOUSING AUTHORITY IS GOING SMOKE-FREE

TIMELINE:

February 23, 2017-Smoke-Free Housing Meeting for residents

February 23, 2017-April 10, 2017-45 day comment period

April 18, 2017-Smoke-Free Policy & Addendum presented to the Board of Commissioners for approval

June 16, 2017-60 day notice sent to all residents

July 1, 2017-Effective Date for all new leases

August 1, 2017-New leases effective for existing residentswith effective recertification...Read More

Latest Events

Tue Dec 19 @ 4:00PM - 05:00PM
BHA Board Meeting
Wed Dec 20 @ 8:00AM - 04:00PM
Last day to pay rent-no exceptions
Mon Dec 25 @ 8:00AM - 04:00PM
Office Closed for Christmas
Mon Dec 25 @ 8:00AM - 04:00PM
Merry Christmas
Tue Dec 26 @ 8:00AM - 04:00PM
Office Closed for Christmas Holiday

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