The City of Oakland has limited funds available for renter and homeowner relief through the Keep Oakland Housed (KOH) partnership of KOH nonprofit partners and other nonprofit organizations. This funding will provide one-time financial assistance to low-income renters and homeowners impacted by COVID-19. The application period opens September 1, 2020.
The KOH partnership will disperse funds to eligible applicants, with each nonprofit leading the application process for their organization.
Renter applicants may contact:
- Bay Area Community Services (BACS) | www.bayareacs.org
Call: (510) 899-9289 | Text: (510) 759-4877 | Apply: housing.bayareacs.org
- Catholic Charities East Bay | www.cceb.org | (510) 768-3100
Homeowner applicants may contact:
- Housing and Economic Rights Advocates (HERA) | www.heraca.org | (510) 271-8443 x300
Funding is extremely limited, and applications will be prioritized based on need, severity of COVID-19 impact, and funding availability.
*Applicants must be current Oakland residents, a low-income individual or household, and at risk of losing their home. Please see the chart below (from the Keep Oakland Housed Website) to find the maximum income level based on your household size to qualify for help: