The Give2SF Housing Stabilization Program is currently reviewing applications submitted on or before Friday, May 15, 2020. If you applied during that time, you will have received a status notification about your application. If your application was not selected in this round of application review, please do not reapply. Your application will be considered again in future rounds of application review.
For tenants who have been financially impacted by COVID-19 and are unable to pay rents due between March 13 and June 30, you must notify your landlord of your financial situation. If you do so each month, these rents will be due December 30, 2020. To learn about San Francisco’s eviction moratorium and the notification process visit: https://sf.gov/information/about-residential-eviction-moratoriums-due-covid-19.
If you have not already applied, you may do so below. Notifications for the next round of application review will go out in late June 2020.
The City and County of San Francisco’s Give2SF Fund for Housing Stabilization provides financial assistance to eligible households, regardless of immigration status, who have experienced a substantial loss of income due to COVID-19 and cannot afford their housing costs.
Eligible households may apply for up to $3,000 for assistance meeting rent, utility, and other housing costs per application period (with a total maximum amount of assistance per household of $10,000). Note: Rental assistance is not available for missed rents covered by San Francisco’s eviction moratorium. However, rents that were due prior to the moratorium (March 13) and pre- payment of future rents not covered by the moratorium may be eligible. Similarly, mortgage assistance is not available for loans that are federally insured or otherwise subject to forbearance.
To be eligible for assistance, you must meet all four criteria below:
Complete this online application or visit one of the following program operators for assistance: Catholic Charities of San Francisco, Eviction Defense Collaborative, La Raza Community Resource Center, Q Foundation, or Young Community Developers.
Funding is extremely limited and applications will be prioritized based on need and severity of COVID-19 impact. If your application is selected for assistance, you will be asked to provide documentation to verify eligibility, including but not limited to:
The Give2SF Fund is made possible by thousands of private donations — large and small — to promote food, housing, and economic security for the people and small businesses of San Francisco most severely impacted by COVID-19.