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 of reopening the application process has not been determined. Please feel free to contact our office with any questions as it relates to public housing. If you applied in June of 2015 your application will remain active 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 ----   $220.00 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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  • RESIDENT COUNCIL MEETING ON FEBRUARY 4TH @ 9:00 AM

    OFFICE CLOSED ON FEBRUARY 9TH FOR MARDI GRAS

    HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY ON FEBRUARY 14

     

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 02/04/2016, 21:20

FOR RELEASE

Tuesday, February
2, 2016

HUD CONSIDERS NEW RULE ON
'OVER INCOME' PUBLIC HOUSING RESIDENTS

Notice seeks comment on
ways to ensure public housing is available for those most in need

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
(HUD) today announced the agency is considering a new rule to ensure that
individuals and families residing in public housing actually need housing
assistance should their incomes grow well beyond the levels required for their
initial admission. HUD is seeking public comment on methods to
address 'over-income' public housing residents who continue to reside in public
housing as other families wait for vacant units to become available. Read HUD's notice.

About 1.1 million families currently reside in public housing
across the U.S. To qualify for public housing, local Public Housing
Authorities (PHAs) certify applicants' incomes are sufficiently low for
admission. In addition, HUD requires PHAs to conduct annual reviews of
their residents' incomes...Read More

Published on 12/02/2015, 14:53

Notice of Public Hearing

Amendment to the agency current Lease and Admission and Continued Occupancy Policy

For Over Income Residents who dwell in Public Housing

The Berwick Housing Authority (BHA) will conduct a public hearing on amending its Lease and Admission and Continued Occupancy Policy as it relates to over income family who dwell in public housing. The meeting will take place Thursday, December 17, 2015 at 2:00 pm at the Berwick Housing Authority Resident center located at 2751 Fifth Street, Berwick, LA. 70342.

This final rule gives public housing agencies (PHAs) the discretion, in accordance with federal law and regulations, to establish occupancy policies that include the eviction of public housing tenants who are over the income limit for eligibility to participate...Read More

Latest Events

Sun Feb 14 @ 8:00AM - 04:00PM
Happy Valentine's Day
Tue Feb 16 @ 4:00PM - 05:00PM
BHA Board Meeting
Sat Feb 20 @ 8:00AM - 04:00PM
RENT DUE TODAY-NO EXCEPTIONS

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

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