Find and apply for affordable rental housing
See and apply for current rental listings on DAHLIA, the SF Housing Portal.
Get help from a housing counselor
Counselors can help with your rental application, credit score, or other housing issues.
Learn more about rental housing programs
Information about rent subsidies and HIV housing resources.
Ask about your rent increase in affordable housing
Tenants in City sponsored affordable housing should ask their property managers about rent increases.
Get services if you rent
Help for renters for eviction and conflicts. Annual recertification for renters in mixed income housing.
Find and apply for listings to buy a below market rate home
See and apply for current ownership listings on DAHLIA, the SF Housing Portal.
Buy a home with City help
First time homebuyers can get help from the City to buy a home or get downpayment assistance.
Apply for a downpayment loan to buy a market rate home
With the Downpayment Assistance Loan Program (DALP), you can get a loan up to $375,000 to buy a home.
The housing lottery on SFGovTV
When you apply for a below market rate home, you’ll be on a lottery list. The lottery gives current and former SF residents a better chance of living in the City.