Off-campus Housing Resources

Some students that find themselves on the wait list may be interested in a short term accommodation when the Academic Year begins. Since some landlords and apartment complexes may not offer month-to-month leases we have compiled some alternative options. These listings are not affiliated with San Francisco State University. The San Francisco State Housing Office is not responsible for the management or authenticity of the listings found using these websites.


Double Tree Hotel (discount rate available)
Contact: 650-373-2221

Green Tortoise Hostel
Contact: 800-867-8647

June Homes
Contact: (917) 200-3877

San Francisco Marriot (discount rate available)



The Housing Office provides free access to online off-campus accommodation search sites. Our partnership with Places4Students and Off-Campus Housing 101 will help you find a place to live off-campus, find a roommate, or post student sublets. Registration is not required to search the listings.

Rental Listings for the Bay Area:

Post a Listing (students) or Find a Roommate:

Post a Listing (Landlords)

Below you will find a list of apartment complexes adjacent to San Francisco State. These apartment complexes are not affiliated with San Francisco State University.

Edgeview Terrace Apartments
411 87th St, Daly City
Contact: (650) 756-1200

FOUND Study San Francisco
16 Turk St, San Francisco, CA 94102

10% discount available

Lakewood Apartments
515 John Muir Drive, San Francisco 
Contact: 415-586-0100

Panoramic SoMa
1321 Mission St, San Francisco 
Contact: 415-701-7003

Paramount Housing
240 O’Farrell St, San Francisco 
Contact: 415-773-2070

3711 19th Ave, San Francisco 
Contact: 415-405-4600

Serra Commons Apartments
1580 Southgate Ave, Daly City 
Contact: 650-756-1405

SoMa Residences
1045 Mission St, San Francisco 
Contact: 415-864-7368

Westlake Village Apartments
331 Park Plaza Drive, Daly City 
Contact: 650-755-1313



San Francisco by Neighborhoods

When it comes to apartment hunting in the Bay Area, having some insight of the geographical locations of its neighborhoods can be extremely helpful. Many of our San Francisco State Students that live Off-Campus live in the following neighborhoods:

  • Ingleside
  • Daly City
  • Sunset
  • Richmond
  • Glen Park
  • Lakeside

Thanks to the GatorPass/Clipper card, many students also commute from BART friendly cities such as Daly City, West Oakland and Berkeley.


Financial Aid may be used to cover a portion of off-campus housing depending on your Financial Aid package. When factoring financial aid into your budget remember that Financial Aid is always applied to your tuition fees first and that the balance of your award will be dispersed to you. Information about the cost of attending San Francisco State is available on the Financial Aid web page.

Basic Needs Initiatives

SF State had an array of programs to support students in meeting their basic needs. To explore food access and housing stability programs please visit the Food+Shelter+Success website.

Note: Food+Shelter+Success does not provide general off-campus housing search support and is designed to support students who are currently experiencing homelessness.


The State of California, nor any agency, officer or employee of San Francisco State University warrants the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published by any of the aforementioned websites, nor endorses any content, viewpoints, products, or services and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information. San Francisco State University assumes no responsibility for contracts/leases between individuals. San Francisco State University is not responsible or liable for the consequences of any off-campus housing arrangement and does not endorse or sponsor any of the agencies, services, advertisements, properties or landlords included in these websites. The information is provided only as an aid in your search for housing. Students are under no obligation to use this service or rent from companies or individuals listed. Students are strongly encouraged to use due diligence and to obtain references and other information regarding listings and facilities. Portions of such information may be incorrect or not current. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from this system does so at his or her own risk. If you suspect any rental listing to be a scam, you may report it at the Federal Trade Commission website at