Other Housing Programs
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Other Housing Programs

The following programs are available to income eligible Foster City Residents. These programs are not administered by the City of Foster City.

1. Shared Housing Program

The Shared Housing Program is run by the Human Investment Project (HIP) which is a private non-profit corporation that matches those wishing to provide affordable housing in a shared situation with those seeking affordable housing in a shared situation.  For more information on the Shared Housing Program please read the brochure on this program or contact the Human Investment Project at 650-348-6660.  You can also view the most recent list of shared housing opportunities by following this link  http://www.hiphousing.org/programs/sharing.html.

2. Self Sufficiency Program

The Self-Sufficiency Program (SSP) provides housing assistance and support services to low-income families with clearly defined career and educational goals and motivation to become financially self-reliant within 12-24 months. Participants receive subsidized rents or a housing scholarship while they complete an education or job training program and find employment with an adequate income to support their families. For more information on the Self Sufficiency Program please contact the Human Investment Project at 650-348-6660.

3. Samaritan House

Samaritan House is a private, non-profit corporation, which provides for, clothing, shelter, employment, etc. for people experiencing a hardship in the San Mateo County area. For more information on this program please contact the Samaritan House at 650-347-3648.

4. Shelter Network of San Mateo County

Shelter Network is a private, non-profit organization, which helps homeless residents of San Mateo County meet their needs and regain stability through a variety of programs. For more information on this project please contact 650-340-8814.

5. Home Rehabilitation Loan Program

Foster City Residents may apply for a home rehabilitation loan through the County of San Mateo. These low interest loans, available to income-eligible homeowners only, may be used for home repairs and rehabilitation. The City of Foster City does not run this program and all questions should be directed to the San Mateo County Office of Housing at 650-802-5032.

6.  Housing for Adults with Disabilities

The San Mateo County Department of Housing has provided some tips on "How to Find Affordable Housing for Adults with Disabilities."  Additional information is also available on their website: www.co.sanmateo.ca.us/portal/site/housingdepartment.

City Hall - 610 Foster City Blvd.
Foster City, CA 94404
(650) 286-3200