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

City of Oceanside Housing Department

321 N. Nevada Street
Oceanside, CA - 92054
(760) 435-3360

Housing Authority of the County of Monterey

123 Rico St
Salinas, CA - 93907
(831) 775-5000

Community Impact Central Valley

817 10th Street
Modesto, CA - 95354
(209) 572-2437

Salvation Army San Diego

825 7th Ave
San Diego, CA - 92101
(619) 699-2216

The Eden Council for Hope and Opportunity - Administrative Office

22551 Second Street
Hayward, CA - 94541
(510) 581-9380

South County Outreach

7 Whatney
Irvine, CA - 92618
(949) 380-8144

Friends in Sonoma Helping (FISH)

18330 Sonoma Highway
Sonoma, CA - 95476
(707) 996-0111

The Custody Project

PO Box 20753
El Sobrante, CA - 94820
(850) 682-3460

Sacred Heart Community Service

1381 South First Street
San Jose, CA - 95110
(408) 278-2160

Burbank Housing Authority

150 N 3rd St
Burbank, CA - 91502
(818) 238-5160

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.