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

We offer financial aid ranging from back rent assistance to move in security deposit and first month’s rent grants.
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.

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.)

If you believe you meet these criteria, click on the button below to get started.

For assistance completing the application during business hours, please call 415-552-3244

Q Rental Assistance Programs 

With the support of Mayor London Breed and the Board of Supervisors, Q Foundation has secured additional rental subsidy funds to support seniors, disabled adults, people with HIV/AIDS, families in SROs, and mixed immigration status families in public 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

If you believe you meet these criteria, click on the button below to get started. For assistance completing the application during business hours, please call 415-552-3242.

Season of Sharing

The Season of Sharing Fund provides one-time, non-recurring financial assistance to individuals and families who have emergency needs that cannot be met through other resources.
Assistance Provided
  • Rental assistance in the form of delinquent rent
  • Mortgage payments, including back mortgage payments.
  • Security deposits
  • 75% of the first month’s rent
Who Is Served
  • Families with dependent children under 18 years of age
  • Seniors who are age 55+
  • Disabled individuals 
  • Veterans
  • Pregnant women in their 2nd or 3rd trimester
  • Survivors of domestic violence
  • Emancipated foster youth between 18-24
Maximum Income Requirements

80% of Area Median Income

  • Household of 1:   $68,950
  • Household of 2:   $78,800
  • Household of 3:   $88,700
  • Household of 4:   $98,500
  • Household of 5:   $106,400
  • Household of 6:   $114,300
  • Household of 7:   $122,150
  • Household of 8:   $130,050
Required Documentation

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

  • Identification Card or Passport
  • Birth certificates of all minors in household
  • Social Security cards of 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.

Have a Case Manager? 

If you have a case manager at one of the partner agencies listed below, ask them to submit a referral on your behalf.

Our Partner Organizations
  • 30th Street Senior Center
  • AIDS Legal Referral Panel
  • Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center
  • Bay Area Legal Aid
  • Bayanihan Equity Center
  • Bayview Hunters Point Senior Center
  • BiSHoP
  • Booker T Washington
  • Caritas Management
  • Catholic Charities
  • Causa Justa: Just Cause
  • Central City Older Adults
  • Chinatown Community Development Center (CDC)
  • Community Awareness Treatment Services
  • Conard House
  • Curry Senior Center
  • DPH – Tom Waddell Clinic
  • Episcopal Community Services San Francisco
  • Eviction Defense Collaborative
  • Family Service Agency/Felton
  • Glide Foundation
  • Hamilton Families
  • HealthRIGHT 360
  • Housing Rights Committee
  • Institute on Aging
  • Homeless Advocacy Project
  • Larkin Street Youth Services
  • Legal Assistance to the Elderly (LAE)
  • LGBT Asylum Project
  • LYRIC
  • Market Heights
  • Mary Helen Rogers Senior Community
  • Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development
  • McCormack Baron
  • Mercy Housing
  • Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA)
  • North Beach Citizens
  • Onlok
  • Openhouse
  • Positive Resource Center
  • Project Homeless Connect
  • Rafiki Coalition
  • Raphael House
  • San Francisco Adult Protective Services (APS)
  • San Francisco AIDS Foundation (SFAF)
  • San Francisco Community Health Center
  • San Francisco DAAS – OOA
  • San Francisco Dept of Homelessness and Supportive Housing
  • San Francisco Senior Center – Downtown Branch
  • Self Help for the Elderly
  • Senior Ex-Offender Program
  • Sequoia Living
  • SF City Clinic / SFDPH
  • Shanti
  • St. Anthony’s
  • St. Mary’s Medical Center
  • Tenderloin Housing Clinic
  • The Salvation Army – Bayview
  • UCSF – WHP
  • UCSF Alliance Health Project
  • UCSF- Positive Health Program
  • United Council for Human Services
  • Urban Strategies Inc
  • Westside Community Services

Case managers, apply to become a partner. 

350 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco CA 94102    T (415) 552.3242     F (415) 561.9940     info@theqfoundation.org 


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