Housing Assistance

AIDS Housing Alliance-SF
Provides housing referrals, deposit and back rent assistance, tenant’s rights counseling, credit counseling, and supportive employment for disabled people with HIV/AIDS in San Francisco. Operates on a drop-in (first come, first serve) basis. Drop In Mondays at 12:00 pm. Please bring ID, letter of diagnosis and proof of income – if you have them. 350 Golden Gate Avenue

Catholic Charities CYO
Spanish, Tagalog speaking. Provides two types of rental assistance (move in expenses and back rent). Serves qualifying families. The goal of the program is to assist families in stabilizing their housing through receiving one time financial assistance.

Community Boards Neighborhood Conciliation Services
Conflict resolution between landlords and tenants, and between tenants and tenants. No fee.

HELPLINK
At Helplink, a trained Information and Referral specialist will help you find information on community resources, employment, housing, substance abuse treatment, and more. Call for anonymous free referrals.

800-273-6222 or (415) 808-HELP
Spanish (415) 808-4444
Chinese (415) 808-7339
TTY (415) 808-4440

Independent Living Resource Center – Housing Program
(415) 543-6222
For disabled tenants, hoarding and cluttering, reasonable accomodation issues in housing

Rent Stabilization and Arbitration Board (Rent Board) – Alternative Dispute Resolution Pilot Program
San Francisco tenants may request that a Rent Board Mediator help resolve housing-related disputes involving one's landlord, roommate, property manager or neighbor.

St. Anthony Foundation
Spanish speaking. Provides some charity grants in crisis situations.
Call for an appointment with a caseworker for intake.

Season of Sharing (SOS)
SOS provides one time crisis grants to eligible singles, families with minor children, and seniors 60 and older. Seek a referral through HELPLINK at 1-800-273-6222.

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