Affordable Rental Housing

Steps to Finding Affordable Rental Housing in Emeryville

Step 1

Consult the Information Packet (PDF), which provides location, unit information, and contact numbers for current rental residential developments.

Step 2

Call the rental residential locations found in the Information Packet with designated Below-Market-Rate (BMR) units. Add your name to the wait list, if applicable. Follow up occasionally to check on vacancies.

Step 3

For more information, review the suggested community housing resources, found in the Information Packet.

If you have further questions not answered in the information packet, please email us.

Alameda County Housing Portal

The City of Emeryville is pleased to share a new resource for finding affordable housing opportunities across Alameda County called the Alameda County Housing Portal. The County’s in-progress website will ultimately serve as both a one-stop-shop for affordable rental housing and include a common short form application to make your experience of applying for housing easier. Please continue to check the website for available housing opportunities and take a moment to share your feedback with us here.

The Emery

Offering an extraordinary collection of studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments for lease across a four-building enclave, The Emery takes amenity-rich, contemporary living to a new level in Emeryville. From its central Emeryville location, The Emery offers walkable, bike-able and commuter-friendly living moments from the city’s acclaimed shopping, dining, arts and entertainment. Enjoy a remarkable collection of highly thoughtful, expertly designed amenities and services that stretches throughout each of the four buildings, as well as the open-air areas that connect the community. To view floorplans, rental rates, pictures, and additional information, please visit the property website or email

Building C & D Lottery Results:

This document contains the results from the Below Market Rate Housing lottery for The Emery Building C & Building D, held by Quarterra on May 19, 2023 as reported by Quarterra.  Note that to determine an application's placing on the waitlist, the Application ID# is required.  Applicants will be contacted by the property agent in rank order - based on lottery position number and Emeryville Live/ Work/ School Preferences - until all 52 vacancies are filled. If you have any questions, please reach out to the Quarterra at, 510-902-4266, Tuesday- Saturday 10am-6pm.

BMR Unit Designation

The Emery will have 500 apartment units, of which 85 units have been set-aside as Below Market Rate (BMR) units and are spread across all four (4) residential buildings. 

Building B1
Building B2
 Unit Type50% AMI80% AMI120% AMITotal
 Unit Type50% AMI80% AMI120% AMITotal
1 Bed1113
1 Bed3339
2 Bed1124
2 Bed34310
3 Bed0112
3 Bed1102

Building C
Building D
 Unit Type50% AMI80% AMI120% AMITotal
 Unit Type50% AMI80% AMI120% AMITotal
Live /Work0011
Live /Work0000
1 Bed23510
1 Bed25512
2 Bed1135
2 Bed25411
3 Bed1124
3 Bed1225

BMR Application & Lottery Results

Applications for BMR units in Building B-1 and B-2 were accepted May 19- June 10, 2022, with the lottery held on June 26, 2022.  All applicants entered into the Lottery will receive an email notification from LMC Property Management regarding their placement in the lottery and next steps. To see where you placed in the lottery, please search the attached list for the unique identifier number sent to you from LMC. Please note, that a low placement # in the lottery does not guarantee you a BMR unit. Information about applying for Building C and Building D will be available at the end of 2022. For specific questions about the lottery or leasing a unit at The Emery, please contact

Emery BMR Lottery Results

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