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In response to COVID-19, some resources have modified their operational hours/procedures. For updated details and announcements, please visit the designated webpage for each resource.

It is common to experience some sort of housing instability during college. These are resources for emergency housing, as well as information to minimize housing challenges in the future.

CSUN Housing Instability Project

CSUN Housing Instability Project

The goals and objectives behind the Housing Instability Project consists of,

  • Identify and understand housing instability among CSUN students

  • Identify available resources to prevent housing instability and promote housing stability among CSUN students

  • Promote CSUN student awareness of and access to local resources that prevent, reduce or eliminate housing instability

  • Provide referral and linkage, to prevent, reduce or eliminate housing instability

Housing Instability Project

CSUN Student Housing

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CSUN Student Housing Office 818-677-2160 
Jaira Galdamez 818-677-6107 
Claire Davis 818-677-6105 


Student Housing, North Campus – 17950 Lassen Street (corner of Lassen Street and Zelzah Avenue)


Hours of operation:

Monday–Friday 8am – 5pm 

Temporary Housing

Our Mission

The California State University, Northridge Temporary Emergency Housing program provides emergency housing at no cost to eligible CSUN students. Temporary Emergency Housing specializes in aiding the CSUN homeless student population in acquiring resources such as housing, food pantry and information on other basic need resources. This program emphasizes on providing these emergency resources to students, to ensure that students have the best options available to maintain their scholastic career and welfare.

To apply for the Temporary Emergency Housing Program, you can either fill out the CSUN Temporary Housing Program Online Application or fill out the downloadable CSUN Temporary Emergency Housing Program Application.

Local Resources

Local ResourcesAddressContact InformationHours
CSUN Student Housing Office17950 Lassen St.
Northridge, CA 91325
(818) 677-2160 
The Village Family Services6736 Laurel Cyn. Blvd. Suite 200
North Hollywood, CA 91606
(818) 755-8786M-F 10:00am-5:00pm
LA Family Housing7843 Lankershim Blvd.
North Hollywood, CA 91605
(818) 982-4091 
The Teen Project8140 Sunland Blvd.
Sun Valley, CA 91352
(818) 582-8832M-F 8:00am-10:00am

Penny Lane

15305 Rayen St.
North Hills, CA 91343
(818) 582-8832 
Department of Mental Health-
 (818) 610-6704 

Center for Assessment & Prevention of Prodromal States

16360 Roscoe Blvd. 2nd Floor
Van Nuys, CA 91406
(818) 528-8887 
VOALA: Women’s Care Cottage6428 Whitsett Ave.
North Hollywood, CA 91606
(818) 623-0209M-F 8:00am-2:00pm
Village Family Services (VFS) Referral Process6801 Coldwater Canyon Ave, Suite 1E 

North Hollywood, CA 91605

(818) 755-8786 
TAY Drop-In Centers



Rudy Ramirez

(213) 738-2521





LAC DMH – Transitional Age Youth (TAY) 



 Gatekeeper (213) 738-6194


ESSP Program description (Enhanced Emergency Shelter Program)


(213) 738-6194



150 N. Third St.▪ Burbank, CA, 91510

Main: 818-238-5197

Work Cell:  818-863-2814


Seed House Project Application

8539 Nestle Ave Northridge CA 91325

(800) 264-3063

Email Application To:


Bridge to Home

23752 Newhall Ave, Newhall, CA 91321

(661) 254-4663

8 AM – 5 PM

Family Services Agency/ Linden Housing Program

2721 Burbank Blvd, Burbank, CA 91505 

Point of Contact for Services: (818) 845-7671   

Contact Karissa: (818) 333 0521


LA Family Housing

7843 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91605

(818) 982-4091

If you are an individual:
Email referrals@lafh.org or call 818.255.2703 (email preferred).

If you are a family:
Email referrals@lafh.org or call 818.255.2766 (email preferred).

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 5PM

Family Solution Center: 7817 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood 8:00 am – 6:00 pm (lunch from 12:00-1:00)

Individual Solution Center: 7843 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood

8:00 am– 4:00 pm (lunch from 12:00-1:00)


FAQs for Temporary Emergency Housing

Are there any spaces available for Temporary Emergency Housing?Yes (2 bed spaces for females and 2 bed spaces for males)
How long can I stay in Temporary Emergency Housing?Up to 20 days
Is there an employment program/work study program that Housing offers?Employment opportunities are found on the Student Housing website or through the
Career Center website
Can you help me find employment?No. But student can go to the Career Center
website and use CareerLink to find a job on campus.
How do I qualify for Emergency Housing?Must be a CSUN student, be homeless, and must have exhausted all financial aid resources, including loans.
What is the wait or how long will I know when I will be able to move in?This can take 2-7 business days.
How do I take out a loan?Students can go to the Financial Aid Office to get information about acquiring a loan.
Do you know where I can stay the night?We provide information on off-campus resources, such as shelters.
Do you know if my professors will understand if I can’t make class because of my current situation?No.
Do you have anything to eat?If the student qualifies for the TEH program. There is also a food pantry on campus the student can get food from.

FAQs for the Housing Department in General

Pricing?Depends on when the student moves in. Our housing rates are located online
here: https://www.csun.edu/housing/housing-rates.
What kind of housing is available?(There are three kinds of dorms that are available) – All three (Suites, Apartments with a kitchen and without a kitchen)
What are the requirements to living in the Student Housing?Must be a matriculated CSUN student and have no previous housing outstanding balance or any judicial
infractions with Student Housing.
Deadline? (Payment)Installments are due on the 1st of every month. There is no installment for the month of January.
Do they have to have a roommate?Yes.
Do they have to have a meal plan?Only if they are in an apartment without a kitchen or a suite.
Ask about dorm that are co-edGender Inclusive Housing is for the LGBTQIA and its allies.
Can they have a pet?No.
Are there any scholarships correlated with housing? 
Do they need to leave during breaks?Only the summer. Contracts are for the academic year.