Below Market Rate Rental Housing Program

The City of San Mateo has a Below Market Rate Rental Program that serves households whose incomes range from very low to moderate. Apartments are available at different income levels at various locations throughout the city. They are individually owned and operated. However, the city provides a master waiting list for all of the BMR units.

Apply for Affordable Housing in San Mateo County

The City of San Mateo is pleased to share a new resource for finding affordable housing opportunities across San Mateo County: https://smc.housingbayarea.org/. The County’s website is in-progress and aims to eventually serve as both a one-stop-shop for affordable rental housing and include a common short form application to make your experience of applying for housing easier. Please continue to check the County's website and the City of San Mateo's website for available housing opportunities and take a moment to share your feedback with us here.

City of San Mateo Below Market Rate Rental Housing Waiting List is now closed. 

Please contact  housing@cityofsanmateo.org  with any questions.

Bridgepointe Rental Condominiums

Bridgepointe Rental Condominiums has two - 1 bedroom apartment homes ready for move in. The apartments are part of the City of San Mateo’s Below Market Rate Program. They are designated as Moderate Rental units. Please call 650-358-8511 or email bridgepointe@allresco.com for details.


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