Resources

Find Affordable Housing in San Mateo County

Click here for a database of affordable housing listing in San Mateo County through the Housing Leadership Council. HEART does not manage properties or help people apply for housing. We are a community loan fund, but want to help you find your way to other resources.

Apply Directly to HEART-Funded Developments

  • 636 El Camino, South San Francisco, CA. 109 rental homes for working families
    Opening August 2012. The wait list is now closed
  • The Village at the Crossing, San Bruno, CA. 228 rental homes for seniors.
    To find out about availability call 650-588-8036.
  • Hillcrest Senior Housing, Daly City, CA. 40 rental homes for seniors.
    Visit Hillcrest or call 650-991-8809.
  • Oceanview Apartments, Pacifica, CA. 100 rental homes for seniors.
    Visit Bridge Housing or call (650) 359-2114.
  • Trestle Glen, Colma, CA. 119 rental homes for working families.
    Contact the Trestle Glen management office at 650.992.5555, or contact Bridge Housing.
  • Peninsula Station, San Mateo, CA. 68 rental homes for working families.
    Contact MidPen Housing. The wait list is currently closed.

Affordable Housing 

  • Alta Housing. Various Locations. Call each property to inquire about any available units/open waitlist.
  • Bridge Housing. Various Locations. Call each property to inquire about any available units/open waitlist.
  • Charities Housing. Various Locations. Call each property to inquire about any available units/open waitlist.
  • Eden Housing. Various Locations. Call each property to inquire about any available units/open waitlist.
  • MidPen Housing. Various Locations. Call each property to inquire about any available units/open waitlist.
  • Rotary Plaza, South San Francisco, CA . Services Low Income Seniors. 179 apartments: 125 studios and 54 one-bedroom units. Please call (650)871- 5323 to inquire about any available units/open waitlist. 

Coming Soon!!

  • Main Street Family Apartments, Redwood City, CA.  Opening Summer/Fall 2022. Will offer studio, one, and two- bedroom apartments that will be affordable to families making 80% or less of the San Mateo County Area Median Income. *Join Interest List*

Other Housing Resources

Legal Services

  • The Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County, Redwood City, CA. Offers legal counseling, advice and representation on (Evictions, Disputes over condition of the premises and illegal acts by landlord). For more information please call (650)517-8911.
  • Project Sentinel, Redwood City, CA. Various Housing Services: Discrimination, Counseling and Dispute Resolution.

Foreclosure Resource Guides

Housing Statistics

Demand for housing in San Mateo County has far outstripped supply. Worse, that trend is continuing. By 2015, demand for housing in San Mateo County will outstrip supply by at least 20,000 units. At least 16,000 more rental apartments and 4,000 ownership homes are needed to accommodate people who work or grow up here and want to live here.

Housing Need Fact Sheets

 

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