Anti-Displacement Programs for Low-Income Tenants and Homeowners

Date Posted: September 1st, 2020 @ 1:06 PM
Last Updated: March 25th, 2021 @ 9:17 AM

The City of Oakland operates two anti-displacement programs to assist low-income tenants and homeowners who are at risk of losing their home:

  • Oakland Housing Secure
  • Keep Oakland Housed (KOH)

Both programs provide free legal assistance and emergency financial assistance to low-income tenants and homeowners at risk of displacement. Please contact the programs below for more information:

Oakland Housing Secure

Tenants, please contact Centro Legal de la Raza at:

Centro Legal de la Raza - 510.422.5669

Owners, please contact Housing and Economic Rights Advocates (HERA) at:

510.271.8443 x300

Keep Oakland Housed

Bay Area Community Services (BACS) - 510.899.9289

Catholic Charities East Bay - 510.768.3100

Not an Oakland resident?

Fremont residents can visit: for more information on help in your area.

Other cities in Alameda County Alameda County Housing Secure launched March 17th and is live now.

Visit for more information.

Covid-19 Related Financial Assistance

Covid-19 Financial Assistance - Coming Soon

The City of Oakland is launching a new COVID-19 rental assistance program in April called Keep Oakland Housed Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP). Information on this program can be found here: