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AFFORDABLE HOUSING RESOURCES:

Depending on your situation, some of the links below will be more helpful than others, but the list contains lots of information about affordable housing in the Bay Area:

FINANCIAL AND RENTAL ASSISTANCE:

SENIOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING:

First Community Housing has four senior apartment complexes, please call them to inquire about their waiting list, rents, and eligibility:

Craig Gardens Senior Apartments at (408) 559-1907; Japantown Senior Apartments at (408) 573-7924; Bay Avenue Senior Apartments in Capitola at (831) 464-6435; Salinas Gateway Senior Apartments at (831) 754-8926.

More information on senior housing in the Bay Area:

 
 
DISABILITY HOUSING:

The following FCH properties provide housing that sets aside units for special populations for the developmentally disabled, the chronically ill, and consumers of mental health services.  These units are generally filled through the potential tenant's case worker or service provider (like Housing Choices Coalition), but you may call and inquire about availability.

  • Gish Apartments at (408) 436-8972. Thirty-five multi-family, low-income housing units, with 13 units set aside for the developmentally disabled. 

  • Casa Feliz Studios at (408) 516-4776. Sixty single resident occupancy (SRO) low-income housing units, with 21 units set aside for the developmentally disabled.

  • Curtner Studios at (408) 265-4249. One hundred seventy-nine studio units, with 27 units set aside for consumers of mental health services.

  • Bay Avenue Senior Apartments for age 55 and over at (831) 464-6435.  One hundred and nine senior, low-income housing units, with 34 units reserved for chronically ill seniors and 5 for consumers of mental health services.

  • Fourth Street Apartments at (831) 438-5725. One hundred multi-family units of low-income housing with 35 units set aside for the developmentally disabled.

  • For a listing of ALL of the affordable housing available in Santa Clara County, go to www.scchousingsearch.org  - this website will also help you determine which properties you are eligible to apply for.  You can call them toll free at 1-877-428-8844, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern.

  • It's a good idea to apply to as many non-profit housing organizations as possible.  For a list, contact the Nonprofit Housing Association of Northern California, (415) 989-8160, www.nonprofithousing.org (i.e., Charities Housing:  http://charitieshousing.org/, (408) 550-8300; EAH Housing:  http://www.eahhousing.org/, (415) 258-1800; Mid-Peninsula Housing:  http://www.midpen-housing.org/, (650) 356-2900; etc.).  Call Helplink at 1-800-273-6222.

 

You may want to contact Housing Choices Coalition at (408) 498-5777, www.housingchoices.com or Housing for Independent People at (408) 941-1850, http://www.santaclara.networkofcare.org/mh/services/agency.aspx?pid=HousingforIndependentPeople_356_2_0 These groups help the disabled find affordable housing.

Hope Services:  http://www.hopeservices.org/

 
HOMELESSNESS RESOURCES:

Although we cannot place individuals directly from our office, hopefully you’ll find some useful information in the list of links below on affordable housing in the Bay Area:

 

SHELTERS:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here's some information on homeless resources:

Resources on how to find work:

OTHER SERVICES:

Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County -- Emergency housing and utility assistance

408-468-0100

http://www.catholiccharitiesscc.org/

Charities Housing

408-550-8300

http://www.charitieshousing.org/

City of San Jose, Dept. of Housing

(408) 535-3860

http://www.sanjoseca.gov/index.aspx?NID=3051

Cupertino Community Service  -- Emergency housing and utility assistance

408-255-8033

http://www.cupertino.org/our-city/departments/community-development/housing

Home First

(408) 539-2100

https://www.homefirstscc.org/

Family & Children Services

San Jose: 408-292-9353

Palo Alto: 650-326-6576

http://www.fcservices.org

Family Supportive Housing [Emergency Shelter]

408-926-8885

http://www.familysupportivehousing.org

 

Sacred Heart  -- Emergency housing and utility assistance

408-278-2160

https://sacredheartcs.org/

Salvation Army  -- Emergency housing and utility assistance

408-282-1175

http://emmanuelhouse.salvationarmy.org/

Sutter Health Palo Alto Medical Foundation -– Housing and food information

https://pamf.auntbertha.com/

Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Services -- Community and housing information for San Jose

408-535-3570

http://www.sanjoseca.gov/prns

Santa Clara Social Services -- Information and referrals for county programs and services

408-755-7100

https://www.sccgov.org/sites/ssa

Silicon Valley Independent Living Center -- helps with housing referral and placement 

408-894-9041

http://svilc.org/

St. Vincent DePaul  -- Emergency housing and utility assistance

408-249-2853

http://www.svdp.org/

United Way -- connects people with community services

415-808-4300

http://www.uwba.org

For other services: http://www.helpscc.org