Small Business and Housing Resources

The LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District can be a valuable resource to individuals, organizations and businesses within the neighborhood, most particularly  to entrepreneurs thinking of starting a business here, and to residents or businesses threatened by rising rents or other factors.

Here, just to get things started, are a few links to valuable resources:

Small Business Support:

LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District Business Incubator

Historic Building Resources

California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program

California Small Business Development Center: Covid-19 Relief Grant

California and the federal government assistance to small businesses and employers impacted by COVID-19

Info on Paycheck Protection Program (and other Federal and State Loans and Grants):  video and slides

SF Shines Storefront Improvement Program

Office of Small Business: walk up service on any business issue or question-

Small Business Development Center (SBDC):  One on One business technical assistance –

Legacy Business Registry Support:

Legal Services for Entrepreneurs commercial lease assistance:

SF Office of Economic and Workforce Development:

Housing Support:

San Francisco Housing Resource Guide: SF Housing Resource Guide

Affordable Housing Resources:\

Eviction Prevention Resources:

Emergency Shelter:

Resources for People with HIV:

SF Housing Information Hub:

San Francisco Human Services Agency:

Watch for more listings soon.  For individual consultation or assistance, please contact our Cultural District Manager, Cal Callahan, at 415-237-3237, or write to .