Apply for Affordable Housing in San Mateo County

Apply for Affordable Rental Housing 

The City of San Mateo is pleased to share a new resource for finding affordable housing opportunities across San Mateo County: The County’s website is both a one-stop-shop for affordable rental housing and includes a common short form application to make your experience of applying for housing easier. Please continue to check the County's website for available housing opportunities. 

 Kiku Crossing in Downtown San Mateo- Waitlist is REOPENING

Affordable Housing Waitlist REOPENING: Kiku Crossing in Downtown San Mateo


Kiku Crossing is the result of a close partnership between MidPen Housing, the City of San Mateo, and San Mateo County to develop 100% affordable housing opportunities for Peninsula residents. Construction on the 225 units began in January 2022 and will complete in March 2024. Residents will enjoy several amenities, including a community room with kitchen, an outdoor courtyard and rooftop deck, and an after‐school program. Services will be provided onsite by

MidPen Services and coordinated with a network of service‐provider partners. Kiku Crossing is centrally located in downtown San Mateo, close to transit,

shopping, parks, and a library. The waitlist is being opened for people who make 70% to 80% of Area Median Income. For more information please see the flyer and click the link below!