The Housing Authority of the County of Alameda's (HACA's) utility allowance is its estimate of the monthly cost of the reasonable consumption of those essential utilities (and, if supplied by the tenant, the refrigerator and/or stove) not included in the tenant rent but for which the tenant is responsible.  The utility allowance does not include the cost of telephone or cable services.

The utility allowances below are effective 7/1/16 for moves and income redeterminations effective 7/1/16 or later.

7/1/16 Utility Allowance - Multi-Unit Buildings & Attached Homes
  Studio 1-Br 2-Br 3-Br 4-Br 5-Br 6-Br

Heating - Electric

$16 $16 $23 $29 $33 $51 $59
Heating - Gas $13 $18 $20 $24 $27 $28 $32
Cooking - Electric $3 $4 $5 $5 $6 $7 $8
Cooking - Gas $2 $3 $3 $3 $3 $3 $3
Hot Water - Electric $20 $23 $40 $51 $53 $52 $60
Hot Water - Gas $9 $12 $16 $22 $26 $30 $35
Refrigerator1 $9 $9 $9 $9 $9 $9 $10
Stove1 $9 $9 $9 $9 $9 $9 $10
Water $29 $41 $52 $64 $82 $93 $107
Sewer $23 $23 $23 $23 $23 $23 $26
Trash $29 $29 $29 $49 $49 $78 $90
Electric - Other $22 $29 $39 $48 $55 $60 $69
1 Tenant-Supplied              
 
7/1/16 Utility Allowance - Single Family
  Studio 1-Br 2-Br 3-Br 4-Br 5-Br 6-Br
Heating - Electric $19 $19 $36 $47 $81 $88 $101
Heating - Gas $18 $22 $29 $35 $39 $50 $58
Cooking - Electric $3 $4 $5 $5 $6 $7 $8
Cooking - Gas $2 $3 $3 $3 $3 $3 $3
Hot Water - Electric $20 $23 $38 $51 $53 $52 $60
Hot Water - Gas $9 $12 $16 $22 $25 $28 $32
Refrigerator1 $9 $9 $9 $9 $9 $9 $10
Stove1 $9 $9 $9 $9 $9 $9 $10
Water $36 $50 $64 $79 $100 $115 $132
Sewer $27 $27 $27 $27 $27 $27 $31
Trash $29 $29 $29 $49 $49 $78 $90
Electric - Other $22 $29 $39 $48 $55 $60 $69
1 Tenant-Supplied              

The utility allowances below are effective 7/1/15 for moves and income redeterminations effective 7/1/15 or later.

7/1/15 Utility Allowance - Multi-Unit Buildings & Attached Homes
  Studio 1-Br 2-Br 3-Br 4-Br 5-Br 6-Br

Heating - Electric

$9 $9 $13 $16 $19 $29 $33
Heating - Gas $10 $15 $17 $20 $22 $23 $26
Cooking - Electric $2 $2 $3 $3 $3 $4 $5
Cooking - Gas $2 $3 $3 $3 $3 $3 $3
Hot Water - Electric $12 $13 $23 $29 $30 $29 $30
Hot Water - Gas $7 $10 $13 $18 $21 $24 $28
Refrigerator1 $2 $2 $2 $2 $2 $2 $2
Stove1 $2 $2 $2 $2 $2 $2 $2
Water $22 $34 $40 $49 $68 $72 $83
Sewer $21 $21 $21 $21 $21 $21 $24
Trash $25 $25 $25 $45 $45 $66 $76
Electric - Other $13 $17 $23 $28 $32 $35 $40
1 Tenant-Supplied              
 
7/1/15 Utility Allowance - Single Family
  Studio 1-Br 2-Br 3-Br 4-Br 5-Br 6-Br
Heating - Electric $10 $10 $21 $27 $46 $50 $58
Heating - Gas $15 $19 $24 $29 $33 $41 $47
Cooking - Electric $2 $2 $3 $3 $3 $4 $5
Cooking - Gas $2 $3 $3 $3 $3 $3 $3
Hot Water - Electric $12 $13 $22 $29 $30 $29 $30
Hot Water - Gas $7 $10 $13 $18 $20 $23 $26
Refrigerator1 $2 $2 $2 $2 $2 $2 $2
Stove1 $2 $2 $2 $2 $2 $2 $2
Water $28 $39 $50 $61 $78 $89 $102
Sewer $27 $27 $27 $27 $27 $27 $29
Trash $25 $25 $25 $45 $45 $66 $76
Electric - Other $13 $17 $23 $28 $32 $35 $40
1 Tenant-Supplied