Keep Oakland Housed
is committed to preventing Oakland residents from losing their housing by providing legal representation, emergency financial assistance, and supportive services.
Pilot Years: Final Report & Accomplishments
Read about Keep Oakland Housed's first three years, including impact data, national awards, how KOH prevented a "catastrophic increase" in homelessness during COVID-19, and more.
For more information from our first three years, with detailed volumes on implementation, outcomes, and the and a deeper dive into the data from this report, read our blog post here.
Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Since 2018, Keep Oakland Housed has prevented homelessness and displacement for 7,200+ households, spending an average of only $5,227 on financial assistance per household.
(As of March 31, 2022, the City of Oakland's Emergency Rental Assistance Program responding to COVID-19 is oversubscribed and no longer accepting applications.)
If you have already submitted an application online, you may be contacted based on priority need. Please continue to check our website for other supports that will be offered in the future.
Know your rights – and learn about the eviction moratorium extension in Alameda County.