Burbank Housing Rental Communities FAQ’s

What types of Housing does Burbank Housing provide?

Burbank Housing provides a variety of different affordable housing options of which include individual/households of all sizes, senior (age 55 and 65+), farmworker housing, and supportive housing (agency referral required).

How do I apply for Housing?

Each Burbank Housing property has its own management office with its own waitlist. If you would like to rent an apartment at one of our communities you must complete our pre-application which you may download from or you may pick one up from our main office. Pre-applications do not have a fee and may be faxed, mailed, emailed or dropped off at the relevant property. Contact information is listed on the pre-application. Applications are not accepted at the main office and we do not maintain any waitlists at the main office.
Properties accept pre-applications as the first step onto a waiting list. Pre-applications can be filled-out and copied, and then dropped off, or mailed to Attention: Resident Manager at selected properties.

Please note that getting on the waitlist and/or sending in an application does not guarantee you an apartment. All applicants are subject to our tenant selection process and are not guaranteed an apartment until they are offered a lease for signature.


I am interested in living in a Burbank Housing property. How do I know if I qualify?

All of our affordable properties have specific income and household size requirements. To qualify, your household must be income-eligible, typically at 60% or less of the Sonoma County median income. Income limits will also vary by number of household members and specific government programs. These requirements vary from property to property and are subject to change. We also have some properties that are exclusively for seniors and/or disabled families. All applicants are screened according to our tenant selection criteria, which is included in the application packet. All of our residents must pass credit checks, criminal background screening, and be prepared to live in a community that has high standards for its quality of life. Since each property has specific requirements, it is best to contact the property you are interested in for more information.

I’ve applied for an apartment at a BURBANK HOUSING development and haven’t heard anything. What should I do?

If you've applied to a property, please call the property's management office. You can obtain contact information for individual properties on the pre-application. Please be patient. You should receive confirmation of receipt of your application within 4 weeks.

Does Burbank Housing provide emergency or transitional housing?

At this time Burbank Housing does not provide emergency or transitional housing.

What is the cost to rent an apartment from Burbank Housing?

Rents vary by household and unit size and are all income based. Rents may also differ depending on allowances for utilities, specific government programs, and market conditions.

Are your apartments handicap accessible?

Burbank Housing does provide handicap accessible apartments. You may contact the individual properties you are interested in for more information about accessibility options.

Do you allow pets?

Each Burbank Housing community has a pet policy. Please contact the property you are interested in directly for more information. With documentation, assistance animals are allowed at all Burbank Housing properties.

Can I apply for housing if I have been evicted or have a felony?

Burbank Housing accepts all applications for housing. Each application is evaluated on a case by case basis.

Who manages your apartment buildings?

Burbank Housing Property Management Company manages the majority of Burbank Housing apartments. Virtually all of our properties have resident managers as well as dedicated maintenance and administrative staff who are on call for emergencies and are vigilant about upholding our standards. We are proud of the quality of our properties, and we know that our committed, engaged property managers and residents are key to maintaining our high standards throughout our properties.

Burbank Housing follows restrictions established by federal law through the Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity. We do not discriminate against residents on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status and disability.


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