Housing Resources

The following are resources to support housing stability during COVID-19

Date Posted: June 11th, 2020 @ 9:58 AM
Last Updated: June 11th, 2020 @ 10:02 AM

Keep Oakland Housed

Keep Oakland Housed works with three non-profit partners to provide legal representation, emergency financial assistance, and supportive services to Oakland residents at risk of losing their homes.

Legal representation:

East Bay Community Law Center

Supportive services and financial assistance:

Catholic Charities

Bay Area Community Services (BACS)
510.899.9289 (call)
510.759.4877 (text)

Online application portal: https://housing.bayareacs.org/


Oakland Housing Secure

Centro Legal De La Raza

Centro Legal administers the Oakland Housing Secure Program which provides legal services and emergency financial assistance to defend tenants against evictions and keep homeowners in their homes. Emergency financial assistance is also available to tenants who are at greatest risk of displacement due to non-payment of rent related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Housing and Economics Rights Advocates (HERA)

Promotes affordable and fair credit access, asset building and preservation. Fights abusive mortgage servicing, problems with homeowner associations, foreclosure, escrow and other homeowner problem, predatory lending of all kinds, and discrimination in financial services and consumer transactions. Provides financial counseling to individuals and community education workshops.

Oakland Public Library