Rent & Utility Assistance

The Housing Authority of the County of Kern is now accepting applications for the Rent and Utility Assistance Program. If you are a renter and were impacted financially by COVID-19 you may be eligible to receive short-term assistance for rent and/or utility costs.

Rosaleda Village

Applications for Rosaleda Village in Wasco, Ca are now available! Affordable housing for farmworker households. All homes have a refrigerator, stove, dishwasher, laminate wood flooring, granite countertops, & washer & dryer hook-ups. Get an application now by calling (661) 493-2367.


Now Leasing

Residences at East Hills is under construction and will feature 81 units, a community room, picnic area, playground, and laundry facilities. Out of the 81 units, 40 will be designated for veterans and their families.We are now accepting applications online!

Westchester Senior Village

The Housing Authority is now accepting applications online for the Westchester Senior Village located in downtown Bakersfield. The Westchester Senior Village will serve seniors 62 years and over and consists of 21 micro units with microwave, refrigerator, and utilities are included.  Other onsite amenities include laundry room and community kitchen. There is no onsite parking available. Rents range from $400 to $575 per month. 

Our Mission

Improving the quality of life for low-income residents of Kern County by providing safe, affordable housing and assisting residents towards self-sufficiency and home ownership.

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Key Services

Applying For Housing

Available Housing


Rent & Utility Assistance 

Moving to Work


Senior Housing


Waiting List



Housing & Opportunity Foundation

The Housing and Opportunity Foundation of Kern is a 501(c)(3) non-profit whose purpose is to raise funds from the general public to support programs and activities that benefit residents of the Housing Authority of the County of Kern, as well as other low-income residents in Kern County.

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Contact Us

601 24th Street, Bakersfield, CA 93301
P: 661.631.8500
F: 661.631.9500