We have homelessness prevention and rapid rehousing programs for the TQGLB+, disabled, and senior communities.

Seniors are our priority by providing them subsidies that can help them keep their housing.
Disabled people seek financial refuge at Q Foundation so they can keep their housing while they are healing without worries.

For assistance completing the application during business hours, please call 415-552-3242

Introducing: Give2SF Covid-19 Response & Recovery Fund

This program provides temporary financial assistance to eligible households, regardless of immigration status, who have experienced a substantial loss of household income as a result of COVID-19 and cannot afford their housing costs.

Assistance Provided

Eligible households may apply for up to $3,000 per application period for assistance meeting rent, utility, and/or mortgage payments, security deposits, HOA fees, and other essential needs (with a total maximum amount of assistance per household of $10,000).

Note: Rental assistance is not available for missed rents covered by San Francisco’s residential eviction moratorium; however, rents that were due prior to the moratorium (before March 13) and pre-payment of future rents not covered by the moratorium may be eligible. Similarly, mortgage assistance is not available for loans that are federally insured or otherwise subject to government-imposed forbearance. However, mortgage assistance may be available for loans not subject to forbearance.

Who Is Served

Applicants must meet all four criteria below:

  • San Francisco Residents
  • Individuals with 100% Area Median Income (AMI) or less pre-March 2020
  • Individuals with documented proof of loss of income (or increased expenses) due to COVID-19-related health, employment, family, or school/childcare issues
  • Individuals experiencing housing instability or are at risk of housing instability
Maximum Income Requirements

Up to 100% of Area Median Income

  • Household of 1:   $86,200
  • Household of 2:   $98,500
  • Household of 3:   $110,850
  • Household of 4:   $123,150
  • Household of 5:   $133,000
  • Household of 6:   $142,850
  • Household of 7:   $152,700
  • Household of 8:   $162,550
Required Documentation

Funding is extremely limited and applications will be prioritized based on need and severity of COVID-19 impact. If your application is selected for assistance, you will be asked to provide documentation to verify eligibility, including but not limited to:

  • Valid Identification Card or Passport
  • Proof of residency (i.e. utility bill, medical bill, etc.)
  • Income documents (i.e. paystubs, SDI/UI award letter, etc.) 
  • Lease agreement or mortgage statement
  • Documentation of the COVID-19-related loss of income or increased expenses (i.e. job termination notice, bank statements, etc.)

Q Rental Subsidy Programs

Through the support of Mayor London Breed and the Board of Supervisors, Q provides rent subsidies especially for senior, disabled, HIV+, families in SRO’s, mixed immigration status families in public housing, and for the primarily Black families displaced by the SF Redevelopment Agency’s bulldozing of the Fillmore District who need a rent subsidy to use their Certificate of Preference to be approved for affordable housing.

Assistance Provided
  • Rent subsidies for people paying 70% or more of their income toward rent
  • Rent subsidies to qualify for housing, especially below market rate & affordable housing units
  • One-time assistance i.e. security deposits, back rent
Who Is Served
  • San Francisco Residents
  • Individuals with 50% Area Median Income (AMI) or less 
  • Seniors (aged 60+), disabled, or persons with HIV/AIDS
  • Families in SROs are referred by SRO Families United
  • Mixed immigration families are referred by MOHCD
Maximum Income Requirements

50% of Area Median Income

  • Household of 1:   $43,100
  • Household of 2:   $49,250
  • Household of 3:   $55,450
  • Household of 4:   $61,600
  • Household of 5:   $66,500
  • Household of 6:   $71,450
  • Household of 7:   $76,350
  • Household of 8:   $81,300

 

Required Documentation

Before starting an application, please collect the following documentation as appropriate:

  • Identification Card or Passport
  • Birth Certificates of all minor children
  • Social Security Cards for all adults in household
  • Income documents (i.e. most recent paystubs, Social Security award letter, etc.)
  • Bank statements (3 most recent months)
  • Lease agreement or housing offer letter
  • Letter of HIV/AIDS diagnosis or proof of disability

For assistance completing the application during business hours, please call 415-552-3242