Public housing provides rent restricted housing to low income families, the elderly, and people with disabilities. The rent amount is determined as a percent of the household’s expected annual income (versus a fixed amount).
SF's Earliest Public Housing Projects from the 1937 U.S. Housing Act through the 1940s - Holly Courts, Potrero Terrace, Valencia Gardens, Sunnydale Housing Project, Western Addition's Westside Courts.
Public Housing on FoundSF
Public Housing Comes Full Circle on FoundSF