New Affordable Housing Resource: SMCHousingSearch.org
Discovered this via the Palo Alto Daily Post.
SMCHousingSearch.org is a housing locator launched in San Mateo County in April 2012. This service is sponsored by the San Mateo County Housing Authority and the Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County, along with contributions from a variety of community agencies and local business sponsors. SMCHousingSearch.org provides detailed information about affordable rental opportunities across the county and helps people find housing that best fits their needs. The service can be accessed at no cost online or through a toll-free, bilingual call center at 1-877-428-8844, available M-F, 6:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT.
The fast, easy-to-use FREE search lets people look for rental housing using a wide variety of criteria and special mapping features. Housing listings display detailed information about each unit. The service also provides links to housing resources and helpful tools for renters such as an affordability calculator, rental checklist, and information about renter rights and responsibilities.
Property owners and managers, including Housing Authorities and private landlords, can use this service to manage their property listings FREE of charge. Listings can include pictures, maps, and information about nearby amenities. Property owners and housing authorities can register and manage their listings online or via phone and fax.
The site and service were developed by Socialserve.com, a national 501(c)(3) not-for-profit provider of housing locator services. For additional information, contact Socialserve.com at 1-877-428-8844 or info@....