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 grand opening of new affordable housing in the heart of the Mission District April 15, 2021 City announces groundbreaking of critical infrastructure at Potrero HOPE SF affordable housing March 11, 2021 City celebrates groundbreaking of 96 affordable homes for formerly homeless as part of the Plumbers Union Project March 4, 2021 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.