Reasonable Accommodations
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The Housing Authority of the City of Alameda (AHA) provides reasonable accommodations to all applicants and participants with disabilities. A reasonable accommodation is a change, exception, or adjustment to a rule, policy, practice or service that may be necessary for a person with a disability to have an equal opportunity to use and enjoy a housing unit; access to an agency’s facilities, activities or programs; or public and common-use spaces.

A person with a disability may require special accommodations in order to have equal access to the programs or housing offered by the AHA.  Tenants of AHA-owned housing may require unit modifications.  Federal law requires that housing providers make reasonable accommodations and modifications for persons with disabilities.  The AHA complies with Section 504 which prohibits discrimination against persons with disabilities in any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance. 

Inquiries regarding the equal opportunity policies, the filing of grievances, or to request a copy of the Housing Authority’s 504 grievance procedures may be directed to Section 504 Coordinator:


Tonya Schuler-Cummins, ADA/Section 504 Coordinator

Housing Authority of the City of Alameda

701 Atlantic Avenue

Alameda, CA  94501

Telephone:  (510) 747-4342         TDD 711
EMAIL: [email protected]

If you or a member of your household requires a reasonable accommodation to participate in any of our programs, please complete the “Request for Reasonable Accommodation” form and submit it to our office for processing.  The form can be obtained on our website.

ATTENTION: If you have questions regarding a Reasonable Accommodation request pertaining to the 2021 waitlist please visit the 2021 waitlist FAQ's which can be found here

For more information on the reasonable accommodation process for persons with disabilities, please read our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

For English, click here.

For Chinese, click here.

For Vietnamese, click here.

For Tagalog, click here.

For Spanish, click here.  

Informal Hearings

The family has an opportunity to appeal an adverse decision made by AHA that denies the reasonable accommodation request.  AHA will provide the family an opportunity for an Informal Review or Informal Hearing in accordance with Federal Requirements under CFR 982.554 and 982.555.  An Informal Hearing is provided when an appeal to the decision to deny a request for a reasonable accommodation due to a disability is received. 

Please click here to see the FAQ’s on AHA’s Informal Hearing/Review Process.

Please click here to view the ADA / Section 504 Grievance Procedures.
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