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​Board of Commissioners

The members of the Board of Commissioners are appointed by the Mayor of San Francisco to oversee SFHA operations They are responsible for determining and interpreting the policies that govern the SFHA, subject to the mandates and the limits imposed by State and Federal law
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors established the San Francisco Housing Authority (SFHA) in 1938. The San Francisco Housing Authority is the oldest housing authority in California and the 17th largest in the country. Since its inception, the SFHA's Conventional Public Housing Department has grown to include over 40 developments located throughout San Francisco.  

In 1974, the Housing Choice Voucher Program (formerly "Section 8") was introduced to the SFHA. Over 10,000 individuals and families have been served through the Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Today, the SFHA serves over 20,000 individuals residing in San Francisco.  

"The Mission of the San Francisco Housing Authority is to deliver safe and decent housing for low income households and integrate economic opportunity for residents."
Commission Archive

The Commission Archives contain the records of SFHA commission meetings, including notices, agendas, minutes and commission books from 1998 to Present.
Key Staff

The Senior Executive Team is responsible for the daily performance and prosperity of the agency.
Human Resources

Human Resources lists available positions open to the general public, as well as the job functions, duties, experience, education, qualifications, policy, and salary information for all agency job classes.
Modernization & Development

The Department of Modernization and Development is responsible for rebuilding select public housing sites, increasing affordable housing and ownership opportunities, and improving the quality of life for existing residents and neighboring communities.
Business With SFHA

Interested in doing business with the SFHA? Procurement opportunities are divided into three categories: construction goods and services, professional services, and non-construction goods. 

Click here to view the demographic breakdown of residents by district, race, and development.
Forms, Plans and Policy

Click here to view important forms, plans, and policies of the SFHA.
Financial Information

Click here for information about ​audit reports, budget information, Tenants' Accounts Receivable (TAR's), and variance reports.

Click here to view listed sources, including government agencies, the Office of Economic and Workforce Development, child care educational assistance, parenting assistance,
emergency assistance, housing, legal assistance, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender resources, transportation, training and employment, and home ownership information.

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