Rental Assistance

San Jose
Rental Assistance

San Jose Rental Assistance

Homeless Services Center

115A Coral St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 458-6020

Services

Baggage Check Facilities, Bathing Facilities, Community Voicemail, Emergency Shelter, Emergency Shelter for Families, Job Banks for Homeless Individuals, Laundry Facilities, Moving Expense Assistance for Homeless Individuals, Rent Payment Assistance for At Risk for Homelessness, Rent Payment Assistance for Homeless Individuals, Rental Deposit Assistance for At Risk for Homelessness, Rental Deposit Assistance for Families, Rental Deposit Assistance for Homeless Individuals, Soup Kitchens for At Risk for Homelessness, Soup Kitchens for Homeless Individuals, Specialized Information and Referral for At Risk for Homelessness, Specialized Information and Referral for Homeless Individuals, Transitional Housing/Shelter, Transportation Passes for Homeless Individuals, Utility Service Payment Assistance for Homeless Individuals

Eligibility

Individual or family, homeless or at risk of homelessness

Hours

Monday-Friday, 9-5

St Isidore Catholic Church

440 La Gonda Way
Danville, CA 94526
(925) 837-2122

Services

Provides needs based services for San Ramon residents which may include; utility and financial assistance, and vouchers for clothing that can be used in lieu of cash at St. Vincent de Paul thrift stores for discounted clothing and furniture.

Hours

Call: Mon-Fri, 9-5pm

St Joseph's Family Center

7950 Church St # A
Gilroy, CA 95020
(408) 842-6662

Services

Provides emergency financial utility and rental assistance and is available to qualifying families to help either maintain their housing or help secure new housing; utility assistance with a 48 hour notice and day bus passes or gas vouchers may be available for people in dire need of transportation assistance. All services are dependent on funding availability.

Eligibility

One-time financial aid for residents living in zip codes 95020 and 95046. Must meet income guidelines, verification of application and budget review.

Hours

Monday-Friday, 9-12, 1-4

Rockridge-Temescal Greenbelt

5500 Claremont Ave
Oakland, CA 94618
(510) 238-7275

Services

Operates Multiple Community-based Centers Spanning The Entire City. Offers Free And Low-cost Programs For The Public Of All Ages And Backgrounds In Recreation, Sports, Arts And Culture, Computers, General Learning, Outdoor Education, Summer Day Camps, After-school Activities And More. Offers Seven Rental Facilities That Can Accommodate Needs For Special Occasions.  For Questions About Specific Programs Or Activities, Please Contact The Recreation Center, Site Or Program Where The Activity Is Taking Place. For A List And Contact Information, Visit Website Or Call Main Number.  For Assistance With Online Registration, Call 510-238-7557, Monday-friday, 9-4 Or Email Parksandrec@oaklandnet.com.

Eligibility

Open To All.

Documents

Walk in, apply by mail or online.

Sonia Quintana, LCSW

433 Jefferson St
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 768-3100

Services

Provides Eviction Prevention Services For Individuals Or Families Experiencing A Housing Crisis. Program Includes Security Deposit Assistance And Eviction Prevention Assistance (back Rent). Clients Must Have A Rental Agreement Or Eviction Notice Before Applying For Back Rent. They Must Have A Lease Agreement And/or A Passed Inspection For Move-in Funds.please Call 510-768-3100 To Get The Most Updated Information On their Services. Eligibility: Must Be A Senior (55+), Or Have A Disability, Or Have Minor Children (18 And Under). they Are Currently Serving Oakland Residents Only. Must Call For Pre-screening. No Walk-ins.

Eligibility

Rental Assistance: Must Be A Senior, Or Disabled, Or Have Minor Children, With A Rental Agreement Or Eviction Notice Before Applying.

Documents

Must call for prescreening. No walk-ins.

Alameda County Healthy Homes Department

2000 Embarcadero
Oakland, CA 94606
(510) 567-8280

Services

Provides Project Management And No-cost Grants And 0% Interest, Deferred Payment Loans For Owner Occupied And Rental Properties With Low Income Occupants For: A Lead Paint Inspection And Risk Assessment Of Your Property; A Healthy Homes Inspection; Health Education For Families With Young Children To Learn How To Prevent Lead Poisoning; A Work Plan To Reduce Lead Hazards Prepared By A State Certified Professional; Some Supplemental Funds For Other Safety And Healthy Housing Issues May Also Be Available; Assistance With Selecting Qualified Contractors Trained In Lead-safe Work Practices And Project Monitoring And Clearance Testing To Assure Your Property Is Lead-safe.

Eligibility

Properties Must Be Pre-1978 Residential Property In Alameda, Berkeley, Emeryville, Oakland Or The Unincorporated Communities Of Ashland, Cherryland Or San Lorenzo. Units Must Be Family Housing With At Least One Bedroom. Property Must Be Home To A Child Under Six Years Old Or A Pregnant Woman, Or Be Regularly Visited By A Child Under Six At Least 2 Visits Per Week Of At Least 3 Hours Each And Units Must Have Low-income Occupants.

Documents

On-line Pre-application available at http://www.achhd.org/programs/leadfunding.htm or call 510-567-8280.

Hours

Monday-friday, 8:30-5

Tenant Support Program

320 13th St #102
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 594-1951

Services

The Tenant Support Program(tsp) Provides Housing Support Services To Mental Health Clients. Tsp Is A Welcoming Environment With A Friendly Staff Who Have Personal Experience With Mental Health Issues And Substance Use Issues. The Tenant Support Program Provides: Peer Counseling And Support Groups Including Weekly Issues That Matter Discussion Group Housing Search Support Computers Available For Use By People Seeking Housing Shelter Voucher Distribution Assistance With Everyone Home Loan Applications And Referrals To Other Housing And Service Providers In The Community Housing Rights Information And Resources Peer-led Outreach To Mental Health Clients In Single Room Occupancy Hotels (sros) In Downtown Oakland, Offering Housing Related Information And Referrals Security Deposit And Rental Assistance For Individuals Receiving Mental Health Services From Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services Contracted Providers. 

Eligibility

For Housing Clinic And Peer Support Program, Must Identify As A Mental Health Client. See Program Description For Eligibility Requirements To Shelter Plus Care (s+c).

Documents

Apply by phone or mail. Referral from Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services and self-referral.

Chinatown Oakland Salvation Army

377 12th St
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 645-9710

Services

Provides a program to pay part of the cost of water service to qualified low-income residential customers in the EBMUD service area (see service area for cities served). Call or see website for qualifications Applications can be obtained by calling the Salvation Army Oakland Office at 510-645-9710, extension 201or calling EBMUD at 866-403-2683. The application should be returned in the return envelope included with the application. The Salvation Army processes the applications.

Hours

Monday-Friday, 8-4:30

Coastside Hope

99 Ave Alhambra #1089
El Granada, CA 94018
(650) 726-9071

Services

Provides Emergency Financial Assistance Such As Rent, Rent Deposit, Utility Bill, And Emergency Car Repair For Qualifying Clients. 

Eligibility

Must Reside On Mid-coast And Be Low Income.

Documents

Must make appointment by phone or walk-in

8 Secrets Group

48 Mathews Pl
Alamo, CA 94507
(800) 294-1194

Services

Provides financial assistance with mortgage or rent to people facing eviction, electricity and gas payments; utility deposits; repair or replacement of appliances, and home repairs which boost energy efficiency. Offers case management to help people become self-sufficient. Includes assistance to apply for public benefits, and referrals to additional services. Also provides transportation for older adults and people with disabilities to the congregate meal site, medical appointments, and shopping areas.

Eligibility

People in need

Documents

Call for appointment. Must bring proof of income, address, and citizenship.

Hours

Vary

Housing Authority of the City of Alameda

701 Atlantic Ave
Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 747-4300

Services

Provides And Administers Subsidized Rental Housing For Low-income Persons In The City Of Alameda. Serves Families, Elderly Age 62 Or Over, And Physically Or Developmentally Disabled Persons. Rental Fee (in Most Cases) Is 30 Percent Of Person's Or Family's Income. Some Units Are Accessible To Persons With Disabilities.duties Include: Day To Day Management Of Apartments Units; Safety Training For Staff; Determination Of Compliance With Authority And Federal Rules And Regulations.

Eligibility

Meet Program Requirements And Housing Authority Screening Critieria.

Documents

Please see website at www.alamedahsg.org for waitlist openings.

Hours

The Office Is Closed Every Other Friday. Please See Our Website At: Www.alamedahsg.org For Office Closure Dates.

St Patrick's Church

721 Main St
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 724-1317

Services

Provides Rent And Utility Assistance, And Transportation. Home Visits Are Done To Determine Need.

Eligibility

Resident Of Area

Documents

No information provided by Agency.

Jacob's Heart Children's Cancer Support Services

680 W Beach St
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 724-9100

Services

Serves children with cancer and their families in Santa Cruz, San Benito and Monterey Counties. Offers information and referrals to other resources. Provides individual children, family and marital counseling. Also offers bereavement support groups, as well as Art for Healing sessions. Provides visit to families in-home and hospital.Offers financial aid to families of children with cancer throughout the long treatment process with pre-paid gas, rent, utility bill, grocery, emergency food, and phone cards. Provides families with financial help toward memorial expenses in case of child's death.

Eligibility

Family with a child (age 19 or under) diagnosed with cancer

Watsonville Catholic Charities

217 E Lake Ave
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 722-2675

Services

Assists Families With Readjustment Onto The Path Of Financial Stability And Self-sufficiency By Providing Direct Assistance. Programs Include:-hope In Home Which Provides One-time Rent And Utility Assistance Including Gas, Electric And Water (this Is Now A Seasonal Program That Runs From November Through February- Funding Dependent On Availability.)- Calfresh (food Stamps) Application Assistance- Nutrition Education Offers Nutrition Educational Classes Tailored To Low-income And Calfresh Eligible Families And Individuals. 

Eligibility

Varies According To Service.

Documents

Call for details

Salvation Army

214 Union St
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 724-3922

Services

Clothing Vouchers, Community Shelters, Homeless Shelter for Mothers, Homeless Shelter for Women, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Soup Kitchens, Substance Abuse Drop In Services, Supportive Housing for Women, Utility Service Payment Assistance

Eligibility

None

Hours

Monday-Friday, 9-4

Central Coast Energy Services, Inc.

Aviation Way
Watsonville, CA 95076
(888) 728-3637

Services

California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) program provides discount rate program offered by PG&E which gives eligible, low-income households a 20% discount on their energy bill.SERVICE PHONE NUMBERS:Program Administration (888) 728-3637 (24-HR Customer message line only) Leave full Name, mailing address, home phone number, and daytime phone number and mention interest in program and an CARE application will be mailed within 2-3 business days).

Eligibility

Based on last 12 months of household income. Must meet household Income requirements available as a pre-recorded message on the 24-Hr customer message line provided.

Hours

24 hours, 7 days a week (24-Hr customer message line with pre-recorded message only).

Families In Transition

406 Main St #326
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-9791

Services

Families In Transition of Santa Cruz County, founded in 1992, works collaboratively with other service providers in a community wide effort to end and prevent homelessness for families with children in Santa Cruz County. Toward this end, Families In Transition works in partnership with families who are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless, providing participants with access to employment training, social services and housing opportunities to assist them in becoming both self-reliant and interdependent members of the community.

Families In Transition provides a variety of housing assistance strategies for eligible families, including: eviction prevention, temporary rental support, on-going rental assistance while participating in training programs, transitional housing and advocacy and assistance in obtaining permenent housing in the community. Family services are individualized and include on-going skill building and referral to needed resources. All families work in partnership with a case manager to develop the skills neccessary to maintain their homes for their children long after completion of Families In Transition services.

St Monica's Catholic Church

1001 Camino Pablo
Moraga, CA 94556
(925) 376-6900

Services

Provides needs based services for Moraga residents which may include; utility and financial assistance, and vouchers for clothing that can be used in lieu of cash at St. Vincent de Paul thrift stores for discounted clothing and furniture.

Hours

Call to leave voice message 24 hours daily

St John Vianney Catholic Church

1650 Ygnacio Valley Rd
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
(925) 939-7911

Services

Provides a food cards for Walnut Creek or Concord residents and needs based services which may include; utility and financial assistance, and vouchers for clothing that can be used in lieu of cash at St. Vincent de Paul thrift stores for discounted clothing and furniture.

Hours

Call for appointment: Mon-Thur, 8:30-4:30pm

St Stephen Catholic Church

1101 Keaveny Ct
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
(925) 939-3826

Services

Provides needs based services to Walnut Creek residents which may include; food, utility and financial assistance, and vouchers for clothing that can be used in lieu of cash at St. Vincent de Paul thrift stores for discounted clothing and furniture.

Hours

Call to leave voice message 24 hours daily

YMCA South San Francisco

1486 Huntington Ave #100
South San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 276-4101

Services

One Of The Core Service Centers That Acts As A Safety Net By Providing Human Services Programs For Residents Of The San Mateo County Coast. Provides Services Including Food Boxes, Translation/interpretation Services In Spanish, Rental Assistance, Utility Payment Assistance, And Referral To Other Agencies. Also Accepts Applications For Calfresh.

Eligibility

Low-income Individual Residing In The Area Served

Documents

Apply by phone or walk-in

Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 8am-11am, 1pm-4pm;wednesday, 8am-12noon

The Salvation Army of South San Francisco

409 S Spruce Ave
South San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 266-4591

Services

Clothing Vouchers for Low Income and Families, Household Goods Vouchers for Low Income and Families, Occasional Emergency Food Assistance for Low Income and Families, Utility Service Payment Assistance

Eligibility

None for other programs.

Hours

Monday-Thursday, 9-4:30

Pacifica Resource Center

1809 Palmetto Ave
Pacifica, CA 94044
(650) 738-7470

Services

One Of The Core Service Centers That Acts As A Safety Net By Providing Human Services Programs For Residents Of The San Mateo County Coast.provides Services Including Food Boxes, Rental Assistance, Housing Support, Casework, Referral To Other Agencies, Diapers, Baby Wipes And Formulas, Bus Passes, Utility Payment Assistance, The Family Harvest Program, And Assistance With A Variety Of Other Needs. Also Offers Calfresh Application.

Eligibility

Resident Of Area Served.

Documents

Apply by phone, most programs have an assessment/application process. Walk-ins will be served as time permits.

Hours

Closed For Lunch Monday-thursday 12:30pm-1:30pm.

Housing Authority The County

340 W 4th St
Tracy, CA 95376
(209) 835-3320

Services

Provides Housing Assistance To Low To Moderate Income Families 62 Years Of Age Or Older.  Each Unit Is One Bedroom.housing Authority Of The County Of San Joaquin Owns And Manages This Site.

Eligibility

Must Be 62 Years Of Age Or Older. Income Based

Documents

Walk-in, call to schedule an appointment, or apply online at www.hacsj.org

Hours

Office Closed New Year's Day, Martin Luther King's Birthday, Washington's Birthday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving And The Day After, Christmas Eve (1/2 Day), And Christmas Day. Office Closed Every Other Friday

Daly City Community Services Center

350 90th St
Daly City, CA 94015
(650) 991-8007

Services

Provides Emergency Financial Assistance Such As Rent, Rent Deposit, Utility Bill, And Emergency Car Repair For Veterans. 

Eligibility

-veterans Or An Immediate Family Member Of A Veteran-reside In San Mateo County

Documents

Apply by phone. Most programs have an assessment/application process. Walk-ins will be served as time permits

San Mateo County Human Services

271 92nd St
Daly City, CA 94015
(650) 301-8440

Services

Homeless Financial Assistance Programs, Rental Deposit Assistance

Eligibility

CalWORKs eligible family that is homeless

Hours

Monday-Friday, 8-5

St Anne Church

2800 Camino Diablo
Byron, CA 94514
(925) 634-6625

Services

Provides needs based services which may include; food, utility and financial assistance, and vouchers for clothing that can be used in lieu of cash at St. Vincent de Paul thrift stores for discounted clothing and furniture.

Hours

Call to leave voice message 24 hours daily

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church

500 Fairview Ave
Brentwood, CA 94513
(925) 634-4154

Services

Provides a food pantry for Brentwood and Knightsen residents and needs based services which may include utility and financial assistance, and vouchers for clothing that can be used in lieu of cash at St. Vincent de Paul thrift stores for discounted clothing and furniture.

Hours

Food Pantry: Fri, 9:15-11am; Financial assistance: 24 hour voicemail

Northern California Land Trust

3120 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705
(510) 548-7878

Services

Develops Permanently Affordable Rental And Ownership Housing Within The Community Land Trust (clt) Model. Also Offers Education And Assistance To Residents Interested In Forming Cooperatives.

Eligibility

Must Have Income Under 80% Of Median (currently $56,300 For Alameda County And $60,300 In San Francisco County For Single Person) To Occupy Nclt Residences.

Documents

Apply by phone, mail, fax or email.

Hours

Business Hours

Berkeley Housing Authority

1936 University Ave #150
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 981-5470

Services

Administers Approximately 2,100 Subsidized Rental-housing Units Through The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program And The Moderate Rehabilitation Sro Program. Mission Is To Enable Low-income Individuals And Families, Elderly (age 62 Or Over) And Disabled Clients To Become Self-sufficient And Economically Independent Through Delivery Of Housing Assistance And Other Related Services (education, Training Or Job Development Activities). 

Hours

By Arrangement; Business Hours