Housing Finding and staying in housing. Renting Tenant resources, eviction help, and renting affordable housing. Affordable housing Renting or buying a home with City help. Includes below market rate units and downpayment loan assistance. News City celebrates groundbreaking of new permanent supportive housing in Mission Bay November 17, 2020 City announces groundbreaking of affordable housing for families in the Mission October 23, 2020 City celebrates ceremonial groundbreaking of 100% affordable housing on Balboa Park Upper Yard October 21, 2020 See more news Related departments Mayor's Office of Housing and Community Development MOHCD supports residents with affordable housing opportunities and essential services to build strong communities. Rent Board The San Francisco Rent Board protects tenants from excessive rent increases and unjust evictions while assuring landlords fair and adequate rents.