The City of Alameda Housing Authority 701 Atlantic Ave, Alameda, CA94501 Funded primarily by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development and with a mission to help provide…More "quality, affordable and safe housing," the City of Alameda Housing Authority owns and manages 12 housing complexes and seven condominiums for very-low and low-income residents, including several specifically for senior citizens. As of 2010, the Authority provides more than 550 families with housing and assists approximately 1,600 more families through the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. The Housing Authority does not provide emergency housing assistance.
Alameda Development Corporation 851 W Midway Ave, Alameda, CA94501 This social service organization provides affordable housing assistance to local residents and families. Housing…More consultants are available for counseling and referrals. The office is located at the western end of the island, a few blocks east of the former Naval Air Station.
Island Barbershop 720 Pacific Ave, Alameda, CA94501 Island Barbershop is a quaint and hidden gem. The dainty old-fashioned barbershop located on the side of a Victorian…More house is fittingly tucked away in a small nook. With a single chair in the barbershop, Mr. Mino has been cutting hair here for 20 years. A certified barber of 31 years, the clean-cut Mr. Mino ferries in from San Francisco five days a week and gladly accepts walk-ins. With flexible hours and walk-ins acceptable, Island Barbershop is an affordable treat, even as Mr. Mino genuinely apologizes for the dollar increment on his barber services resulting from a recent rise in rent.