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 will open........ +

    The Application process for the Berwick Housing Authority will open June 2nd, 4th, 9th and 11th by APPOINTMENT ONLY due to COVID 19.  You must call the office at 985-385-1546 to schedule an appointment.  If you have any questions please feel free to contact the office.     If you 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
  • Rental Units +

    The Berwick Housing Authority Development Sites   Louis Mahfouz Development 28 Units Read More
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    JUNE'S RENT CAN ONLY BE PAID BY CHECK OR MONEY ORDER--NO CREDIT CARDS

    IF YOU LOST YOUR JOB OR HAD YOUR HOURS REDUCED, PLEASE GET SOMETHING IN WRITING FROM YOUR EMPLOYER AND DROP IT OFF AT THE OFFICE

    YOU CAN APPLY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT AT LOUISIANAWORKS.NET/HIRE

     RENT IS DUE ON JUNE 1OTH

    BHA WILL BE TAKING PUBLIC HOUSING APPLICATIONS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY ON JUNE 2ND, 4TH, 9TH AND 11TH 

     IF YOU START RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS, YOU MUST NOTIFY THE OFFICE AND PROVIDE PROOF OF BENEFIT AMOUNT

     

     

     

     

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.  

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Latest Events

Tue Jun 02 @ 8:30AM - 02:30PM
BHA taking applications
Thu Jun 04 @ 8:30AM - 02:30PM
BHA taking applications
Tue Jun 09 @ 8:30AM - 02:30PM
BHA taking applications
Wed Jun 10 @ 8:00AM - 04:00PM
Rent Due Additional $10 if not paid by today
Thu Jun 11 @ 8:30AM - 02:30PM
BHA taking applications
Sat Jun 20 @ 8:00AM - 04:00PM
Last day to pay rent-no exceptions
Tue Jun 23 @ 4:00PM - 05:00PM
BHA Board Meeting

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

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