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How to Find Affordable Housing

There are many free resources available to the community to provide assistance locating affordable housing; below, find resources from the City, County and other organizations.

City of Redwood City Resources

  • Affordable Housing List - This a list of affordable housing located within the City includes contact information for each property. Each property has different requirements for tenant eligibility including income requirements. Go here to see current income limits. To view the list, go here.
  • Affordable Housing Notification List - If you would like to be notified about opportunities to apply for below market rate/affordable housing units for rent and/or for sale within a new development under construction, please email the Housing division to provide your contact information. You will be notified when the developer begins marketing the affordable units and accepting applications. Applications must be submitted to the property management company of the property you are interested.

County of San Mateo Resources

  • Find a home in San Mateo County that fits your needs and budget by going to the SMC Housing Search webpage, here.
  • The Department of Housing is a catalyst for increasing access to affordable housing, increasing the supply of workforce housing, and supporting related community development, so that housing permanently exists for people of all income levels and generations in San Mateo County. For more information about the San Mateo County Department of Housing, go here.
  • Apply to be put on a wait list for an affordable housing site in San Mateo County by going here.    
  • Countywide Affordable Housing List - This is a list of affordable housing located within the County including contact information for each property. Go to the Countywide list here.
  • Mobilehome Parks

First Time Homebuyer Information & Workshops

Other Affordable Housing Resources

Non Housing Community Resources

    • Fair Oaks Community Center - The Fair Oaks Community Center is a multi-service facility offering a variety of services to the broader Redwood City community. Services are offered by a combination of City staff and representatives from public and private non-profit agencies. Services are available in Spanish and English.

    Housing Rehabilitation Programs