California Rent Assistance

We provide an online directory of emergency rental assistance programs in California. Choose your city in California below.

We list the cities where we found help for those needing help paying their rent. We only list the rental assistance programs on the website and do not provide the aid ourselves.

Below we have listed all of the cities in California in alphabetical order.

Choose from the links below to find Rent Assistance in California

Eviction Defense Collaborative

1338 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA - 94103
(415) 947-0797

Housing Authority of the County of Alameda

22941 Atherton St
Hayward, CA - 94541
(510) 538-8876

Salvation Army Grass Valley - Rental Assistance

10725 Alta Street
Grass Valley, CA - 95945
(530) 274-3512

Families In Transition Of Santa Cruz County, Inc - Soquel Office

2941 Park Ave.
Soquel, CA - 95073
(831) 728-9791

Salvation Army Family Service San Clemente

23401 El Toro Rd
Lake Forest, CA - 92630
(949) 366-6652

Community Connect Riverside County

2060 University Avenue
Riverside, CA - 92507
(951) 686-4402

Brother Benno's Center Rent Assistance

3260 Production Ave
Oceanside, CA - 92054
(760) 439-1244

Hanford Salvation Army Rent Assistance

380 East Ivy Street
Hanford, CA - 93230
(559) 582-4434

Carpinteria Community Services Center

941 Walnut Street
Carpinteria, CA - 93013
(805) 684-8621

City of Oakland Department of Human Services - OAKLAND

150 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, 4th Floor
Oakland, CA - 94612
(510) 238-3121

How it Works

Rent Assistance lists thousands of local agencies and non-profit organizations that can help you pay your rent or assist with financial resources.

Find a listing

Find an agency near you. Start by searching by state or zip code.

Contact Your Local Housing Authority

Contact the agency using the preferred method of contact listed on the page or following the instructions listed. Some agencies require that you register online on their website or that you call.

Apply for assistance

Once you have been deemed eligible for a program prepare the necessary documentation for submission. All agencies are different and provide different types of assistance.