San Francisco Housing Authority

1815 Egbert Avenue, San Francisco, CA, 94124
(415) 715-3280
Website: http://sfha.org



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About San Francisco Housing Authority

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors established the San Francisco Housing Authority in 1938. The San Francisco Housing Authority is the oldest housing authority in California and the 17th largest in the country. Since its inception, the San Francisco Housing Authority's Conventional Public Housing Department has grown to include over 40 developments located throughout San Francisco.

In 1974, the Housing Choice Voucher Program (formerly "Section 8") was introduced to the San Francisco Housing Authority. Over 10,000 individuals and families have been served through the Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Today, the San Francisco Housing Authority serves over 20,000 individuals residing in San Francisco.


Mission Statement

The Mission of the San Francisco Housing Authority is to deliver safe and decent housing for low income households and integrate economic opportunity for residents.

Program Summary for San Francisco Housing Authority

San Francisco Housing Authority is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. San Francisco Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 6,553 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. San Francisco Housing Authority administered a total of 8,886 Section 8 Vouchers. San Francisco Housing Authority currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. San Francisco Housing Authority is located at 1815 Egbert Avenue, San Francisco, CA, 94124 and serves the city of San Francisco. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact San Francisco Housing Authority at, (415) 715-3280 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of San Francisco Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 34
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 8,886
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 6,553
Waiting list for the San Francisco Housing Authority is currently Open


2018 Income Limits for San Mateo County, CA

HUD sets Income Limits for each area based on the median family income in that area. Each Public Housing Agency (PHA) will use the Income Limit set for the jurisdiction that the PHA covers. Therefore, a family may be eligible for one PHA but not another. The number of people in a household determines the Income Limit that is set for determining the family's eligibility for the program that they are applying for. Below are the Income Limits for San Mateo County, CA:

Median Income
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Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $43,050
  • $49,200
  • $55,350
  • $61,500
  • $66,450
  • $71,350
  • $76,300
  • $81,200
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $25,850
  • $29,550
  • $33,250
  • $36,900
  • $39,900
  • $42,850
  • $45,800
  • $48,750
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $68,950
  • $78,800
  • $88,650
  • $98,500
  • $106,400
  • $114,300
  • $122,150
  • $130,050

2017 Fair Market Rents for San Mateo County, CA

Fair Market Rents are HUD's determination of the average rents in a particular area for each bedroom size. The FMRs are set each year based on the rental rates of unsubsidized units so that participants in HUD programs have equal access for affordable housing. Here are the Fair Market Rents for San Mateo County, CA:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$1915 $2411 $3018 $3927 $4829



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
South San Francisco Housing Authority South San Francisco Housing Authority South San Francisco CA N/A N/A Open 2.98 Miles Contact
Housing Authority of the City of Alameda Housing Authority of the City of Alameda Alameda CA 1,845 N/A Open 7.84 Miles Contact
Oakland Housing Authority Oakland Housing Authority Oakland CA 13,380 2,121 Open 9.02 Miles Contact
Berkeley Housing Authority Berkeley Housing Authority Berkeley CA 1,935 N/A Closed 12.15 Miles Contact
Richmond Housing Authority Richmond Housing Authority Richmond CA N/A N/A Open 14.75 Miles Contact
San Mateo County Housing Authority San Mateo County Housing Authority Belmont CA 187 60 Open 15.93 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

San Francisco Housing Authority Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
6,596
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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San Mateo County Quick Facts

Population: 758,581
Persons Per Household: 2.79
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 33.2%
Homeownership Rate: 59.4%
Housing Units: 272,149
Yearly Income Per Person: $45,732
Median Household Income: $88,202