Affordable housing in San Francisco means that you do not pay more than 30% of your income for the rent and utilities. If you are having difficulty paying your rent, are homeless, living in an over-crowded situation or in unsafe or unsanitary housing, you may qualify for affordable housing in San Francisco.

To be eligible for affordable housing in San Francisco, your total family or personal income must not exceed limits set by the federal government. This amount is different, depending on the size of your family and on the type of affordable housing that you are trying to get. You can find more information about income limits for affordable housing online.

San Francisco’s affordable housing is located throughout the city. You can find more information about the types and locations of affordable housing in San Francisco on the Mayor’s Office of Housing website.


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