Whether you’re moving to the area, or an Oakland native, there are some important things to know about housing in the city. We’ve gathered some resources below to help you navigate finding a place to call home in Oakland.
Looking to make a move? Check out this helpful Wiki on the diverse neighborhoods that Oakland has to offer.
Helpful Resources for Renters
Craigslist is the largest source of housing for rent in Oakland. Tip: expand the Neighborhoods tab on the left and select specific Oakland neighborhoods/regions to search.
Rent and Income Limits for housing assistance
City of Oakland Rent Adjustment Program: Information on rental disputes, rent increases and referrals to eviction resources
City of Oakland Housing Resource Center: A one-stop shop for housing services and resource referral for Oakland homeowners and tenants
Helpful Resources for Homebuyers
Housing prices in Oakland, by neighborhood
City of Oakland First Time Homebuyer Mortgage Assistance Program assists low and moderate income first time homebuyers.
US Department of Housing & Urban Development Good Neighbor Next Door program, offering teachers a discount of 50% from the list price eligible homes in return for a commitment to live in the property for 36 months.
City of Oakland Housing Counseling resources