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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.

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Keep Oakland Housed

is committed to preventing Oakland residents from losing their housing by providing legal representation, emergency financial assistance, and supportive services.

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Our Community Impact

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Our First Two
Years Report

Read our interactive report detailing the collaborative's first two years, including data that gives a picture of housing insecurity during the pandemic.

For more details about the data and Keep Oakland Housed's progress, go to our 

What We Do page to download data reports and summaries compiled by Social Policy Research Associates. 

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