Testimonials

Hear from residents in our affordable housing programs!

Episode 1:

The Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program is transforming public housing in San Francisco. Hear from longtime resident Bobby Cocharn in Bernal Heights about how the City’s rehabilitation of 118 units of public housing impacted the lives of those who call it home.


Episode 2:

The Downpayment Assistance Loan Program (DALP) provides financial assistance in the form of a deferred payment loan up to $375,000 to qualified low to middle income first-time homebuyers in San Francisco. Hear from the Ruiz family who used the DALP and Teacher Next Door Program to purchase their home in SF’s Mission Terrace neighborhood.


Episode 3

HOPE SF is the nation’s first large-scale public housing transformation and reparations effort aimed at de-concentrating poverty, reducing social isolation, and creating vibrant mixed-income communities in San Francisco without mass displacement. Hear longtime Hunters View resident Lottie Titus describe how this initiative has changed her life and the lives of her neighbors.


Episode 4:

MOHCD's Small Sites Program protects renters like Ani Rivera from displacement by removing small rent-controlled properties (5-25 units) from the speculative market and converting them to permanently affordable housing. Visit http://sfmohcd.org/small-sites-tenants to learn more