HIP Housing’s Mission is to invest in human potential by improving the housing and lives of people in our community. HIP Housing enables people with special needs, either from income or circumstance, to live independent, self-sufficient lives in decent, safe, low-cost homes.

To achieve our mission, HIP Housing provides Home Sharing, Self-Sufficiency, and Property Development.

Who We Are

Empowering Lives 
HIP Housing empowers families and individuals in San Mateo County to live happier, more independent and self-sufficient lives through innovative housing and mentoring programs that help break the cycle of poverty and end homelessness.

Creative Affordable Housing Solutions
With its unique Home Sharing, Self Sufficiency and Property Development programs, HIP Housing is a leader in providing creative affordable housing solutions for people in San Mateo County. HIP Housing’s self-funding operating model maximizes existing housing stock and ensures that every dollar donated goes directly into programs that positively impact people’s lives.

40-plus Years of Commitment to San Mateo County
For more than 40 years, HIP Housing has demonstrated its strong commitment to helping people in San Mateo County to live better, more independent lives. HIP Housing is uniquely knowledgeable about San Mateo County, and uses that expertise to further its affordable housing and human potential mission on behalf of families and individuals in need.

Investing in Human Potential
Every day, HIP Housing works hard to live up to its name – Human Investment Project – by investing its creativity, resources and passion in helping people to find a safe, affordable home that is so crucial to living a happy, healthy life.