Housing Resources

Temporary Moratorium on Evictions

Temporary moratorium on evictions imposes regulations related to evictions from all residential rental units and small-scale commercial tenants where the failure to pay rent is due to income loss resulting from the declared COVID-19 public health crisis.  

Housing Resources for Renters

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Agency Name
Contact Information
Catholic Charities East Bay
CCEB Website
Provides help with back rent, deposit, and utility assistance. Provide services like onetime financial assistance, budget review and counseling, case management, and referrals for additional resources.
ECHO Housing
Hayward: 510-581-9380
Livermore: 925-449-7340
ECHO Website
Assists residents living in Alameda County with move-in costs or delinquent rent due to a temporary financial setback.

Eden I & R, Inc.
Call 2-1-1

Phone: Dial 2-1-1
211 Website 
Provides additional resources like deposit and rental assistance, legal aid, housing search websites, and advocacy programs.
Salvation Army
Location and Phone:

1027 A St., Hayward

36700 Newark Blvd., Newark

Salvation Army Website
Provides emergency assistance programs and services for Alameda County residents. Some of the assistance includes free food from a pantry, rental assistance, clothing, family stores, funds for paying utility or heating bills, and free prescription vouchers.
Season of Sharing
Phone: 510-272-3700
Season of Sharing Website
Provides one-time crisis-based assistance for housing and critical family needs to Alameda County residents. Helps eligible households regain stability after experiencing an unforeseen emergency situation beyond their control.
Abode Services
Phone: 510-657-7409
Abode Website
Abode’s social services department coordinates health and supportive services for participants in shelter and supportive housing programs, offering comprehensive on-site assistance. Some of their housing programs are permanent supportive housing and rapid re-housing.
Alameda County Social Services Agency
Fremont: 510-795-2428

Livermore: 925-455-0747

East County/Oakland: 510-383-5300; 510-263-2420

North County/Oakland: 510-891-0700
South County/Hayward: 510-670-6000

ACSS Website 
Provides cash aid or housing voucher assistance to Alameda County families and single adults who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
Bay Area Legal Aid
Legal Advice Line: 1-800-551-5554

Tenant’s Rights Line: 1-888-382-3405

BALA Website
Provides low-income clients with free civil legal assistance, including legal advice and counsel, effective referrals, and legal representation. Provides legal assistance in housing law-related areas like public, subsidized (including Section 8 and other HUD subsidized projects) and private housing; fair housing; and housing discrimination.
Employment Development Department (EDD)
Unemployment Insurance Phone Numbers:

English: 1-800-300-5616

Spanish: 1-800-326-8937

Cantonese: 1-800-547-3506

Mandarin: 1-866-303-0706

Vietnamese: 1-800-547-2058

California Relay Service (711): Provide the UI number (1-800-300-5616) to the operator

TTY: 1-800-815-9387

EDD Website 
Administers the Unemployment Insurance and State Disability Insurance program.
Fremont Landlord, Tenant, & Fair Housing Services
Phone: 510-574-2270
Provides landlords and tenants with confidential counseling for all rental housing questions, including security deposits, repairs, termination of tenancy, evictions, privacy, right to entry, retaliation, and rent increases. The agency also provides confidential counseling and investigation of housing discrimination complaints, referrals for legal assistance, and community education on fair housing laws.
Law Center for Families
Phone: 510-451-9261

Offers free legal advice to help deal with landlord/tenant issues. Attorneys will also help clients avoid an eviction or apply for rent subsidies from the HUD Section 8 voucher program.
Operation Dignity
Phone: 510-287-8465
Operation Dignity Website

Provides shelter, housing, street outreach, and supportive services to people experiencing homelessness, with a special focus on veterans in partnership with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul Alameda County
Location and Phone Numbers:

2315 Lincoln Ave., Alameda 510-865-1109

3777 Decoto Rd., Fremont

43148 Mission Blvd., Fremont 510-661-9572

22824 2nd St., Hayward

1817 2nd St., Livermore

1086 8th St., Oakland

9235 San Leandro St., Oakland 510-636-4240

2260 San Pablo Ave., Oakland 510-832-3600

St. Vincent de Paul Website
Provides various assistance to low-income families and the homeless in Alameda County. Resources offered include, but are not limited to, food pantries, computer and job training, health clinics, and other programs for the working poor and low income.
Spectrum Community Services
Phone: 510-881-0300
Spectrum Website 
Assists low-income individuals, families, and seniors in their efforts to live independently. Provides energy services through Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LiHEAP) and weatherization programs.