Housing

COVID-19 Housing Assistance

HELP IS STILL AVAILABLE FOR TENANTS AND LANDLORDS WITH UNPAID RENT DUE TO COVID-19:

  1. 1. TO HELP PREVENT EVICTION, APPLY NOW FOR the CA COVID-19 RENT RELIEF
    AT:
    housing.ca.gov to get up to 100% of past due rent and utilities PAID.

  2. FOR SAN FRANCISCO APPLICANTS: it is a MUST to apply for the state program if you need assistance and if you applied to the city rental assistance program only.

  3. TENANTS: Do not move out! For updates on Current Eviction Protections, visit here: https://sf.gov/renthelp

ATTENTION: If you have already applied for the San Francisco program, you must also apply for the state’s CA COVID-19 Rent Relief program at housingiskey.com. For more information, visit: https://sf.gov/information/faqs-applicants-who-have-applied-local-program

You have rights even after the moratorium has expired and rental assistance coverage is through at least March 31, 2022.

If eviction documents were received, please immediately contact the Eviction Defense Collaborative at (415) 659-9184 or [email protected].

If you have questions or need assistance, please contact us at [email protected] or 415-202-5464.

General Housing Assistance

Openhouse SF | Resource & Housing Navigation
Openhouse offers guidance to those seeking affordable housing in San Francisco. Our primary housing service is our Housing Workshop, an hour-long presentation that provides an introduction to searching for housing, including overview of housing availability and eligibility requirements, exploration of strategies, and sharing of helpful resources, all in an LGBTQ+ affirming environment!

Openhouse SF | Most Current Low Income Housing list for San Francisco
Be sure to scroll down until you reach ‘current affordable housing lists’. Also you can subscribe to receive the lists every month.

Dahlia Housing Portal for SF
This is the San Francisco portal to apply for affordable housing to buy or rent.

Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development | San Francisco – City and County of San Francisco
Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development. MOHCD supports residents with affordable housing opportunities and essential services to build strong communities.

Rental Preparedness – MEDA
For Spanish-speaking families, MEDA is another good option for rental or housing preparedness needs.  They can get help with applications.

Homeownership SF | Rental Application Assistance and Counseling Services
Flyers in EnglishSpanishChineseFilipino

Disability Specific Housing Assistance

Housing Choices