Homeless Prevention Services- Request for Proposal (RFP)
City of Oakland’s Housing and Community Development (HCD) Department seeks a
collaborative of partnering agencies to provide homelessness prevention and
housing stability program services for the most vulnerable of Oakland
residents. Oakland HCD is releasing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for
homelessness prevention services in the amount of $2.3 million to address
selected root causes of homelessness and provide stability for a portion of
Oakland’s most vulnerable residents. Through this RFP, Oakland HCD seeks
to advance racial equity by removing barriers to long-term housing for Black,
veteran, formerly incarcerated, and other Oakland residents most likely to
service design must include a racial equity approach aligned with the City’s for
the provision of services that may include, but not limited to flexible
financial assistance, wrap-around services for removing barriers to accessing
housing including legal support and financial stability services, and outreach
and referral. The RFP will be available beginning Monday, November 14th.
Responses will be due on Monday, December 5th at 5pm.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
pre-submission information session was held via Zoom on Wednesday, November
16th at 10am and can be viewed at:
GMT20221116-175604_Recording_2560x1440_Trim.mp4 (sharepoint.com) or
CITY OF OAKLAND HOMELESS PREVENTION PRE-PROPOSAL MEETING - Zoom Passcode: sezT0m=E
As of June 6, the City of Oakland’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) program will begin reviewing waitlist applications that were submitted between January 7 and March 31, 2022. View more information about the Emergency Rental Assistance Program.
*June 6, 2022 Update:
As of June 6, the City of Oakland’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) program will begin reviewing waitlist applications that were submitted between January 7 and March 31, 2022. We will review and process eligible applications, as funding allows.
Oakland residents will be contacted by one of our partner agencies (BACS, EDC, EBALDC & Safe Passages) within the next 30-45 business days. No further action is needed from you, at this time.
Thank you for your continued patience.
The City of Oakland ERAP Team
March 31, 2022 Update: The ERAP application website is no longer accepting applications. Alternative resources that may offer assistance:
Landlord and Tenant Mediation may be available through:
Other resources are available through AllHome California and East Bay Housing Organization.
In compliance with State law AB832, landlords may still contact email@example.com or call 510.238.6182 to inquire about their tenant’s emergency rental assistance application status. Landlords must provide the name of the tenant, complete address, phone number, email, and the tenant’s unique application ID number and/or a copy of a rental agreement.