San Mateo


Thank you so much for addressing this issue. My roommate and I received a 700 dollar increase November 1st. Since it was ahuge percent increase they gave us until January 1, 2015.
We have lived here for 4 years and never been late on rent and no complaints from neighbors.
I wrote San Mateo Council, San Mateo County Board, Housing Authority. There is nothing anyone can do. Too Bad basically.


I have lived at Creekside Apartments since 2009 - but for the last two years under duress. My rent was increased 40% in 2012 when the San Mateo county average for similar units was just 14%. No negotiation, just a promise of renovation at some point in the future and the choice phrase from the manager, "...we would like to enhance your resident experience..." I was in graduate school and teaching part-time at a Cal State University in the area.

HIP Housing

HIP Housing’s mission is to invest in human potential by improving the housing and lives of people in our community.


1) Home Sharing Program

  • A living arrangement among two or more unrelated people
  • Home owners or renters who have a residence with one or more bedrooms are matched with persons seeking housing
  • If interested, call to discuss the program at an appointment 

2) Self Sufficiency Program

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