Housing Resource Center

Covid-19 Related Service Update: The Housing Resource Center is temporarily closed for drop-in visits due to the Covid-19 health crisis. If you’d like assistance from a Housing Resource Center staff person at this time, please call 510-238-6182 and your call will be returned within 24 hours. You may also send an email request for information to HousingAssistance@oaklandca.gov



Homelessness Prevention Pilot
Bay Area Community Services (BACS) is providing emergency financial assistance and care coordination services to Oakland residents. Funding is extremely limited.


Legal Services, Eviction Defense, and Emergency Financial Assistance
Centro Legal De La Raza strives to stop displacement and stabilize communities through eviction defense, drop-in legal clinics, administrative hearings before rent boards, and more.

Tenants seeking to apply for free legal services should contact Centro Legal via phone at (510) 437-1554 or via email at tenantsrights@centrolegal.org. There are very limited emergency financial assistance funds.

Alameda County Housing Secure
Alameda County Housing Secure is a collaborative of legal services providers partnering to prevent displacement throughout Almada County.

There is very limited rental assistance available for Oakland residents contingent upon Alameda County funding availability. For more information: https://www.ac-housingsecure.org/tenant



Housing Resource Center

250 Frank Ogawa Plaza, 6th Floor

Oakland, CA 94612

Phone: (510) 238-6182

Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 5pm