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How to find affordable housing in San Francisco?

How to find affordable housing in San Francisco?

See and apply for current rental listings on DAHLIA, the SF Housing Portal. Counselors can help with your rental application, credit score, or other housing issues. Information about rent subsidies and HIV housing resources. Tenants in City sponsored affordable housing should ask their property managers about rent increases.

How can I get help with my rent in San Francisco?

Tenants in City sponsored affordable housing should ask their property managers about rent increases. Help for renters for eviction and conflicts. Annual recertification for renters in mixed income housing. How much you spend on housing can determine whether you can get help with your rent.

Where to rent an apartment in San Francisco?

Live in the Presidio The Presidio is one of the best places to rent a home in San Francisco. Once a military post where soldiers and their families lived for a century, today it is a national park with homes and apartments available to lease.

Can you get back and forward rent in San Francisco?

Improve your lottery chances if you live in the neighborhood, are a displaced tenant, or live or work in SF. You can apply to get up to 3 months’ back and forward rent for a total of 6 months. Your AMI level determines whether you can apply for income based services.

When do you get a response from San Francisco Housing Authority?

You should receive a response within 48 hours of receipt o ​Our call center is open from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. to assist you with your questions and provide continued needed service. We expect longer than normal hold times because of a high volume of calls.

Are there any changes to housing services in San Francisco?

Your housing services are not affected by this change. We will continue to provide you with excellent customer service. For assistance by phone, please continue to call 415-715-5200, Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM.

Where is the San Francisco Housing Authority office?

To meet customer needs, the Authority, like other City and County of San Francisco departments, has taken immediate action. o ​Due to COVID-19, we are not currently accepting visits at our office. However, you may drop off documents at our office (1815 Egbert Avenue) by using the drop box outside the main entrance.

Are there any subsidized apartments in San Francisco?

There are 9,400 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in San Francisco. On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay San Francisco landlords $1,900 per month towards rent.

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