8, 2016 – The Oakland Housing Authority (OHA) has awarded Eugene Burger
Management Corporation (EBMC) the management of Adel Court and Harrison Towers
apartment communities. Built in 1983, Adel Court is a four-story
senior-housing community made up of 30 units. Harrison Towers, built in
1972, is a 14-story, senior-housing community with 101 units.
had been in negotiation for the management of the properties since August 2015.
The firm was selected by OHA for its high degree of professionalism and demonstrated
management practices. This includes its ability to maximize returns for the
Authority and adhere to applicable rules and regulations of the City of
Burger, CPM; Stephen Burger, CPM; Bill Johnston, CPM; and Jay Kacirk, CPM,
participated in the negotiations on behalf of EBMC. Johnston will serve as the
designated property manager for both assets.
OHA was established in 1938 to provide access to affordable housing for low-income
Oakland residents. The Authority is federally funded and regulated primarily
under the US Housing Act of 1937. The majority of funding is regulated by the US
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
OHA was designated by HUD as a “Moving to Work” Housing Authority, one of 39
agencies selected out of 3,400 nationally. The Moving to Work Demonstration
Program acts as one of America’s Housing Policy Labs, demonstrating and
evaluating new solutions that can be replicated across the entire country. The Authority
is governed by a seven-member Board of Commissioners appointed by the Mayor of
the City of Oakland, with the approval of the City Council.
will engage Satellite Affordable Housing Associates (SAHA) to provide resident
services. SAHA provides resident services to 2,400 age-restricted
affordable units. Service coordination and aging in place are key
components of SAHA’s mission, which is to
provide quality affordable homes and services that empower people and
strengthen neighborhoods. EBMC is eager to build this
partnership with SAHA for the benefit of these two communities.