In the interest of public health, HSF and members will be acting with an abundance of caution. Orientations, Workshops and Clinics have been cancelled or moved to an online format. Please revisit our calendars for details.

BMR open houses and info sessions have been cancelled. Paper applications are not being accepted and while lotteries will be closed to the public, they will continue as scheduled. Check listing updates at


Looking to rent in San Francisco? We can help!

Education & Support for Renters

Finding a rental in one of the most expensive housing markets in the country is hard. HomeownershipSF supports renters through free workshops on the A-Zs of renting, personalized coaching with a housing counselor and connection to other resources.

Renter Workshops

These workshops are approved by the San Francisco Mayor's Office of Housing and the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency and offer a certificate in homebuyer education.

Application Assistance

Get free application assistance for City affordable ownership opportunities and down payment assistance programs at drop in application clinics offered by four local housing counseling agencies!

Resources for Renters

Affordable Rental Options in San Francisco workshop provides more information about affordable rental programs & organizations, the new San Francisco Housing Portal: DAHLIA, and rental...