Local Resource Directory

SF Bar Association's Legal Advice and Referral Clinic- UC Hastings

Do you have a problem that may require an attorney? Visit the free Legal Advice and Referral Clinic (LARC). You will have a meeting with a volunteer lawyer who will give you legal advice. You may also receive referrals to agencies that might be able to help you. There will be lawyers who specialize... continue reading
Phone:
(415) 989-1616
Office Hours:
2nd Saturday of every month 10:30am to 12:00pm
Eligibility:
accepts tenants from any city or county
Address: 198 McAllister Street, 1st Floor Louis B. Mayer Lounge, San Francisco 94103
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • General Information
  • Eviction Defense
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Marin
  • San Francisco

2-1-1

This is a genereal health and human services directory for people in Fresno County.
Phone:
(866) 559-4211
Address: 4949 East Kings Canyon Road, Fresno 93727
  • General Information
  • Phone Hotline
  • Self Help Center
  • Government Agency
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Fresno

Affordable Housing Advocates

Phone:
(619) 233-8441 x315
Fax:
619-233-4828
Office Hours:
9:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m., weekdays, except holidays.
Eligibility:
Go to: http://www.lawhelpcalifornia.org/CA/index.cfm Does not generally serve Section 8 tenants. Section 8 tenants should go to Legal Aid. Open to undocumented persons.
Address: 427 C Street, San Diego 92101
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Legal Representation
  • Legal Services Agency
  • San Diego

Affordable Housing Network for Santa Clara county

The Affordable Housing Network’s purpose is to preserve and expand the supply of housing affordable to low-income people in our country through a program of education, empowerment, coordination, and support. Founded in 1987, AHN members include grassroots individuals and community organizations... continue reading
Address: PO Box 5313, 95150
  • Tenant organizing
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Santa Clara

AIDS Housing Alliance/SF

AIDS Housing Alliance/SF believes in a world where all people have a safe, decent and affordable home. Toward that vision, we prevent homelessness for people with HIV/AIDS by protecting the housing we already have, providing resources to secure new housing and promoting public policy to expand... continue reading
Phone:
(415) 552-3242
Fax:
(415) 703-8639
Eligibility:
HIV+
Address: 427 South Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco 94103
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Tenant organizing
  • Rental Assistance
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Tenant Association
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Fair Housing Organization
  • San Francisco

AIDS Legal Referral Panel

Legal education and assistance for people with HIV/AIDS. ALRP does provide legal housing representation - individual cases,  UDs and other affirmative cases. Civil matters only. Call for intake.Call-back may take up to a week depending on the issue and the case-load. www.alrp.org
Phone:
(415) 701-1100
Fax:
415-701-1400
Office Hours:
9-5 M-F - Call for intake, no walk-ins.
Eligibility:
HIV positive.
Address: 1663 Mission St., Suite 500, San Francisco 94103
  • Legal Representation
  • Legal Services Agency
  • San Francisco

Alameda County Bar Association- Free Legal Clinic Saturday Program

 
Phone:
(510) 302-2222 x4
Office Hours:
First Saturday of every month The doors will be open from 10:30am –12:00pm Anyone arriving during this window will be seen that day
Eligibility:
This is a free service available to anyone, regardless of residence or income.
Address: 125 12th St , Oakland 94607
  • Tenant Counseling
  • General Information
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Alameda

Alameda Renters Coalition

A local tenants association and community organization committed to organizing for and protecting renters protections in Alameda. Volunteer-based. General meetings take place the first Sat. of the month. 
Phone:
(510) 473-2332
Address: Alameda
  • Tenant organizing
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Tenant Association
  • Alameda

Alexandra Law Firm

Serve tenants in San Francisco Bay Area (also a small number of cases in San Mateo, Alameda, and San Jose) providing eviction defense, representation at the SF Rent Board and affirmative lawsuits for wrongful/constructive eviction,lock-outs, tenant harassment & failure to provide habitable... continue reading
Phone:
(415) 500-6089
Fax:
415.956.0749
Office Hours:
Mon-Fri but can be flexible
Eligibility:
provide sliding scale
Address: 235 Montgomery Street, Suite 970, San Francisco 94104
  • Legal Representation
  • Private Law Office (All private attorneys are members of our Tenant Lawyer Network)
  • San Francisco

Alexsis C. Beach & Rachel Lederman, Attorneys

Small community law firm with offices in the Mission District of San Francisco and in downtown Oakland. We represent tenants in affirmative lawsuits against landlords for bad housing conditions / habitability, wrongful eviction, lockout, fires, injuries, discrimination, and harassment. Free... continue reading
Phone:
(415) 282-9300
Fax:
510-590-9296
Office Hours:
call or use our web contact form for an appointment
Eligibility:
none
Address: 558 Capp Street, San Francisco CA 94110,
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Legal Representation
  • Private Law Office (All private attorneys are members of our Tenant Lawyer Network)
  • San Francisco

Amador-Tuolumne Community Action Agency

Since its first year, 1981, ATCAA has become involved in a variety of programs based on community needs and available funding. Programs and services are provided in both counties at convenient locations, with Agency Service centers in Jackson and Sonora. Some services are also currently provided in... continue reading
Phone:
(209) 533-1397
Fax:
(209)533-1034
Website:
Office Hours:
Monday thru Thursday 9 am. to 4 pm
Address: 427 N. Highway 49, Ste 305, Sonora 95370
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Amador

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus

The mission of Advancing Justice - ALC is to promote, advance, and represent the legal and civil rights of Asian and Pacific Islander (API) communities. Recognizing that social, economic, political and racial inequalities continue to exist in the United States, Advancing Justice - ALC is committed... continue reading
Phone:
(415) 896-1701
Fax:
415-896-1702
Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 9am – 5pm
Eligibility:
Low income, underserved immigrants in the San Francisco greater bay area region.
Address: 55 columbus Ave, San Francisco 94111
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Mediation
  • Other
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • General Information
  • Legal Representation
  • Phone Hotline
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • San Francisco

Asian Law Alliance

Non-profit legal services organization
Phone:
(408) 287-9710
Fax:
408-287-0864
Office Hours:
M-F 9am -4pm
Eligibility:
Low income for representation
Address: 184 Jackson Street, San Jose 95112
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Phone Hotline
  • Eviction Defense
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Santa Clara

Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Our mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders and to create a more equitable and harmonious society. The Asian Pacific American Legal Center, a... continue reading
Phone:
(888) 349-9695
Eligibility:
Must be of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander descent.
Address: 1145 Wilshire Blvd 2nd Floor, Los Angeles 90017
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Phone Hotline
  • Self Help Center
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Legal Representation
  • Other
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Tenant Association
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Los Angeles

Aziz Legal

Tenant lawyer working in Santa Clara County. Is your Landlord a Slumlord? Have you made requests for repairs that have been ignored by your Landlord? Have you been threatened with an eviction?  California law protects tenants and you may be entitled to recovery.  
Phone:
(408) 203-4627
Address: 10711 N. Stelling Rd., Cupertino 95014
  • Private Law Office (All private attorneys are members of our Tenant Lawyer Network)
  • Santa Clara

Basta, Inc Lancaster

BASTA operates exclusively for charitable purposes by fighting for freedom, justice, and equality through the delivery of cultural-sensitive social, professional, legal, and educational services to those in need.
Phone:
(562) 590-7300
Office Hours:
7:30am-7pm Mon-Fri
Address: 667 West Avenue J , Lancaster 93534
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Los Angeles

Basta, Inc Long Beach

BASTA operates exclusively for charitable purposes by fighting for freedom, justice, and equality through the delivery of cultural-sensitive social, professional, legal, and educational services to those in need.
Phone:
(562) 590-7300
Office Hours:
9am-7:30pm Mon-Fri
Address: 333 West Broadway, Suite 204, Long Beach 90802
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Los Angeles

Basta, Inc Los Angeles

BASTA operates exclusively for charitable purposes by fighting for freedom, justice, and equality through the delivery of cultural-sensitive social, professional, legal, and educational services to those in need.
Phone:
(213) 736-5050
Office Hours:
9:30am-7PM Mon-Fri
Address: 2500 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 1050, Los Angeles 90057
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Los Angeles

Bay Area Legal Aid - Alameda

Phone:
(510) 250-5270
Eligibility:
Some income restrictions
Address: 1735 Telegraph Ave, Oakland 94612
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Self Help Center
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Alameda

Bay Area Legal Aid - Contra Costa

Bay Area Legal Aid provides free civil legal advice, counsel and representation to low-income people living in the Bay Area. The Richmond office serves residents of Contra Costa County.
Phone:
(510) 250-5270 x925
Office Hours:
Richmond Office hours are 9:00 am - 5:00pm (reception desk closed for lunch at noon). Legal Advice Line Hours are Monday & Thursday from 9:30am-3:00pm, and Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:30am until 1:00pm.
Eligibility:
Low income and very low income individuals and families.
Address: 1025 Macdonald Avenue, Richmond 94802
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Phone Hotline
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Contra Costa

Bay Area Legal Aid - Marin

Phone:
(415) 479-8224
Eligibility:
Some income restrictions.
Address: 30 North San Pedro Road, San Rafael 94903
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Phone Hotline
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Marin

Bay Area Legal Aid - Napa

BayLegal is presently assisting clients from Napa County in the areas of public benefits, including but not limited to Social Security Insurance (SSI), Social Security Disablity Insurance (SSDI), CalWORKs and Medi-Cal.
Phone:
(707) 320-6348
Eligibility:
Some income restrictions.
  • General Information
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Napa

Bay Area Legal Aid - San Francisco

Phone:
(415) 354-6360
Eligibility:
Some income restrictions.
Address: 1035 Market Street, San Francisco 94103
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Phone Hotline
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Legal Services Agency
  • San Francisco

Bay Area Legal Aid - San Mateo

Phone:
(650) 472-2666
Eligibility:
Some income restrictions.
Address: 539 Middlefield Road, Redwood City 94063
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Phone Hotline
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Legal Services Agency
  • San Mateo

Bay Area Legal Aid - Santa Clara

BayLegal provides free legal assistance to eligible clients in the following counties: Alameda, Contra, Napa, Marin, Santa Clara, San Francisco and San Mateo County and in the following practice areas: Public Benefits, housing issues, domestic violence commencement of divorce, immigration relief... continue reading
Phone:
(408) 850-7066
Eligibility:
Some income eligibility guidelines.
Address: San Jose 95113
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Phone Hotline
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Santa Clara

Bayview/Hunters Point Community Legal

Phone:
(415) 735-4124
Fax:
(415) 534-3469
Office Hours:
9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday (Tuesdays office only open for intakes, no other appointments)
Eligibility:
Clients must live or work in 94124 zip code of San Francisco. If there is a housing issue, the residence must be located in 94124.
Address: 4622 3rd Street, San Francisco 94124
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • San Francisco

Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board

Phone:
(510) 981-7368
Office Hours:
M,Tu,Th,F 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., Wed 12 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Eligibility:
Any tenant (or landlord) in Berkeley. Also, referral to free legal services for low-income tenants in eviction lawsuits.
Address: 2125 Milvia St., Berkeley 94704
  • Mediation
  • Tenant Counseling
  • General Information
  • Phone Hotline
  • Self Help Center
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Government Agency
  • Alameda

Berkeley Tenants Union

The Berkeley Tenants Union is dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of Berkeley renters through grassroots organizing, outreach, and policy advocacy. We believe housing is a human right and rent stabilization is Berkeley’s most effective affordable housing program. We will empower and... continue reading
Address: 2022 Blake Street, Berkeley 94704
  • Tenant organizing
  • Tenant Association
  • Alameda

Bet Tzedek Legal Services

Bet Tzedek was founded in 1974 by a small group of lawyers, rabbis, and community activists who sought to act upon a central tenet of Jewish law and tradition: “Tzedek, tzedek tirdof – Justice, justice you shall pursue.” This doctrine establishes an obligation to advocate the just causes of the... continue reading
Phone:
(323) 939-0506
Fax:
323-549-5880
Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 9:00 Am - 5:00 Pm. By appointment only, please schedule in advance.
Eligibility:
Low income residents of Los Angeles
Address: 145 So. Fairfax Avenue #200, Los Angeles 90036
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Phone Hotline
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Legal Representation
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Los Angeles

Brancart & Brancart

 
Phone:
(650) 879-0141
Address: 8205 Pescadero Road , Pescadero 94060
  • Legal Representation
  • Private Law Office (All private attorneys are members of our Tenant Lawyer Network)
  • San Mateo

Calfornia Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.

Each year, CRLA provides more than 40,000 low-income rural Californians with free legal assistance and a variety of community education and outreach programs. Our advocacy seeks to ameliorate the more egregious conditions caused by rural poverty. CRLA is a nonprofit legal services program that has... continue reading
Phone:
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Eligibility:
Legal problem must be a CRLA priority and the office will assist if there are resources available. Income less than 125% of Federal Poverty Guidelines, or up to 200% in special situations; U.S. citizen or legal immigrant.
Address: See website for locations, 93721
  • General Information
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Eviction Defense
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Fair Housing Organization
  • Fresno

California Affordable Housing Law Project

State support center for legal services and public interest law programs. Housing policy and impact litigation organization.
Phone:
(510) 891-9794 x145
Fax:
8919727
Address: 449 15th Street, Suite 301, Oakland 94612
  • Other
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Alameda

California Alliance for Retired Americans (CARA)

CARA is a statewide, progressive, grassroots senior advocacy organization representing over 800,000 members from affiliated organizations (union retiree groups, senior centers, senior resident associations, senior serving agencies, community groups). We work on issues to improve the quality of life... continue reading
Phone:
(415) 550-0828
Fax:
(510) 663-4099
Eligibility:
Not a direct service provider - refer seniors to agencies serving the elderly. We are a membership based advocacy organization.
Address: 600 Grand Ave. #410, Oakland 94110
  • Tenant organizing
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Labor Union
  • Alameda

California Coalition for Rural Housing

The California Coalition for Rural Housing (CCRH) is a statewide nonprofit organization that works to ensure affordable housing opportunities for low-income households in California.CCRH is one of the oldest state low-income housing coalitions in the country. Through, advocacy, community organizing... continue reading
Phone:
(916) 443-4448
Office Hours:
8am-5pm
Address: 717 K Street, Suite 400, Sacramento 95814
  • Other
  • Tenant organizing
  • Services for Tenants
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Alameda
  • Alpine
  • Amador
  • Butte
  • Calaveras
  • Colusa
  • Contra Costa
  • Del Norte
  • El Dorado
  • Fresno
  • Glenn
  • Humboldt
  • Imperial
  • Inyo
  • Kern
  • Kings
  • Lake
  • Lassen
  • Los Angeles
  • Madera
  • Marin
  • Marina
  • Mariposa
  • Mendocino
  • Merced
  • Modoc
  • Mono
  • Monterey
  • Napa
  • Nevada
  • Orange
  • Placer
  • Plumas
  • Riverside
  • Sacramento
  • San Benito
  • San Bernardino
  • San Diego
  • San Francisco
  • San Joaquin
  • San Luis Obispo
  • San Mateo
  • Santa Barbara
  • Santa Clara
  • Santa Cruz
  • Shasta
  • Sierra
  • Siskiyou
  • Solano
  • Sonoma
  • Stanislaus
  • Suisun City
  • Sutter
  • Tehama
  • Trinity
  • Tulare
  • Tuolumne
  • Ventura
  • Yolo
  • Yuba

California Department of Consumer Affairs

According to its website, the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) is here to protect and serve California consumers while ensuring a competent and fair marketplace. DCA helps consumers learn how to protect themselves from unscrupulous and unqualified individuals. The Department also protects... continue reading
Phone:
(800) 952-5210
Email:
Office Hours:
M-F 8AM-5PM
Eligibility:
Serves everyone in California.
Address: 1625 North Market Boulveard, Suite N 112, Sacramento 95834
  • General Information
  • Government Agency
  • Alameda

California Department of Fair Employment and Housing

According to its website, the mission of the Department of Fair Employment and Housing is to protect Californians from employment, housing, public accommodation discrimination, and hate violence. DEFH receives and investigates complaints related to housing discrimination.
Phone:
(800) 233-3212
Fax:
(510) 622-2956
Office Hours:
8AM-5PM M-F
Address: 1515 Clay Street, Oakland 94612
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Government Agency
  • Alameda

California Housing Consortium

The California Housing Consortium is the statewide ‘big tent’ housing advocacy organization representing the development, building, financial, and public sectors united in a non-partisan effort to advance affordable housing and community development across California. Our policy focus is in three... continue reading
Phone:
(415) 677-4436
Fax:
(415) 677-4384
Address: 369 Pine Street, Suite 310, San Francisco 94104
  • Other
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • San Francisco

California Indian Legal Services - Escondido

Phone:
(760) 746-8941
Fax:
2011-02-03 11:52:39
Office Hours:
Multiple Counties
Eligibility:
Eviction Defense Assistance, Legal Representation, Legal Representation -- Eviction Defense
Address: www.calindian.org, Escondido CA

California Indian Legal Services - Eureka

Phone:
(707) 443-8397
Fax:
2011-02-03 12:25:17
Office Hours:
Multiple Counties
Eligibility:
Eviction Defense Assistance, Legal Representation, Legal Representation -- Eviction Defense
Address: www.calindian.org, Eureka CA
  • Humboldt

California Indian Legal Services - Sacramento

Phone:
(916) 978-0960
Fax:
2011-02-03 13:07:35
Office Hours:
Multiple Counties
Eligibility:
Eviction Defense Assistance, Legal Representation, Legal Representation -- Eviction Defense
Address: www.calindian.org, Sacramento CA
  • Sacramento

Campbell & Farahani, LLP

  We are a general civil litigation firm with special expertise in all aspects of housing law.  
Phone:
(818) 999-4242
Fax:
(818) 999-4246
Office Hours:
9-5
Address: 15233 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 408, sherman oaks
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Tenant Counseling
  • General Information
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Private Law Office (All private attorneys are members of our Tenant Lawyer Network)
  • Los Angeles

Catholic Charities

Phone:
(805) 541-9110
Office Hours:
Call for information.
Address: 3592 Broad St, 93401
  • Rental Assistance
  • Religious Organization
  • San Luis Obispo

Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities administers the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) when they receive funding. The EFSP offers one month's rent or mortgage payment, and/or one month's utility bill for qualified residents of Fresno County.
Phone:
(559) 237-0851
Office Hours:
Call for information.
Eligibility:
The EFSP offers one month's rent or mortgage payment, and/or one month's utility bill for qualified residents of Fresno County.
Address: 149 N Fulton St, Fresno 93701
  • Rental Assistance
  • Religious Organization
  • Fresno

Catholic Charities of Stockton

Catholic Charities of Stockton adminsters the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) which can provide up to one month's rent or mortgage payment and/or one month's utility bill for qualifying residents of Stockton.
Phone:
(209) 444-5900
Office Hours:
Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Eligibility:
For Stockton residents. Call for more information.
Address: 1106 N El Dorado St, Stockton 95202
  • Rental Assistance
  • Religious Organization
  • San Joaquin

Causa Justa :: Just Cause

We are a housing & immigrant rights organization in SF and Oakland. We have a Tenant Rights Clinic in both cities and help low-income Spanish speaking tenants in the SF office. In the Oakland office we serve low-income tenants who reside in Oakland. The Tenant Rights Clinics helps tenants with... continue reading
Phone:
(510) 836-2687
Fax:
(510) 763-5824
Email:
Office Hours:
Monday : 1pm-5:30pm Tuesday: 9:30am –12:00pm and 1pm-5:30pm Wednesday: CLOSED Thursday 9:30am-12pm and 1pm-5:30pm Friday 1pm-5:30pm
Eligibility:
Low-income tenant of Oakland.
Address: 3022 International Blvd Suite 205, Oakland 94608
  • Tenant organizing
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Services for Tenants
  • General Information
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Alameda

Causa Justa :: Just Cause (SF OFFICE)

Causa Justa :: Just Cause (CJJC) is a multi-racial, grassroots organization building community leadership to achieve justice for low-income San Francisco and Oakland residents. We have a Tenant Rights Clinic that serves low-income Spanish-speaking tenants of San Francisco. It is the only tenant... continue reading
Phone:
(415) 487-9203
Fax:
(415) 487-9022
Email:
Office Hours:
Monday and Wednesday: 1pm-5pm ; Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 9am – 12:00 and 1pm-5pm We are closed for lunch everyday from 12 – 1pm
Eligibility:
Low-income, Spanish-speaking (there are some exceptions)
Address: 2301 Mission Street, Suite 201, San Francisco 94110
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • San Francisco

CAUSE - Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy (Santa Barbara)

CAUSE's mission is to build grassroots power to invoke social, economic and environmental justice for the people of California's Central Coast Region through policy research, leadership development, organizing, and advocacy.
Phone:
(805) 658-0810
Address: 126 E. Haley St. #A12, Santa Barbara 93101
  • Tenant organizing
  • Services for Tenants
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Santa Barbara

Center for Community Advocacy

The Center for Community Advocacy (CCA) trains farmworkers to form and lead neighborhood-based tenant and health committees or comités that, themselves, advocate for improved housing and health conditions for farmworkers and other low-income families in Monterey County and Santa Cruz County.
Phone:
(831) 753-2324
Fax:
(831) 753-0104
Address: 22 W Gabilan Street, Salinas
  • General Information
  • Tenant organizing
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Tenant Association
  • Monterey

Center for Social Advocacy

The Center for Social Advocacy (CSA) was incorporated in 1969 as a private non-profit organization by members of regions who were concerned about social injustices and inequities. CSA services have grown over the years and now include: COUNSELING Includes the provision of information concerning... continue reading
Phone:
(619) 444-5700
Fax:
619-444-5080
Email:
Office Hours:
Monday thru Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Eligibility:
Must reside in one of the contract areas. If you live outside of CSA's contract area you will be referred to the appropriate agency.
Address: 277 E. Lexington Ave. Suite A, El Cajon 92020
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • San Diego

Central California Legal Services Inc. (FRESNO)

Mission: To Advance Justice and Empower People Core Values: Commitment to excellence in providing creative quality legal services;  Equal justice;  Respect and compassion for our clients; Empowerment of clients;  Pride, enjoyment and satisfaction in our work. Purpose: The... continue reading
Phone:
(800) 675-8001
Fax:
(559) 570-1254
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closed from 12:00 p.m - 1:00 p.m. Due to funding reductions, offices are closed on the second Friday of each month.
Eligibility:
Our services are available to eligible low-income individuals in the counties we serve regardless of race, sex, age, religion, disability, family status, sexual orientation or national origin. Serving communities in the Central Valley and Sierra Foothills with offices based in Visalia, Merced, and Fresno. (ONLY AVAILABLE FOR DOCUMENTED US CITIZENS)
Address: 2115 Kern Street, Suite 1 Fresno, Fresno 93721
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • General Information
  • Legal Representation
  • Phone Hotline
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Fresno

Central California Legal Services Inc. (VISALIA)

Mission: To Advance Justice and Empower People Core Values: Commitment to excellence in providing creative quality legal services;  Equal justice;  Respect and compassion for our clients; Empowerment of clients;  Pride, enjoyment and satisfaction in our work. Purpose: The... continue reading
Phone:
(800) 675-8001
Fax:
(559) 635-8096
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closed from 12:00 p.m - 1:00 p.m.
Eligibility:
Our services are available to eligible low-income individuals in the counties we serve regardless of race, sex, age, religion, disability, family status, sexual orientation or national origin. Serving communities in the Central Valley and Sierra Foothills with offices based in Visalia, Merced, and Fresno.
Address: 2025 W. Feemster Avenue, Visalia , Visalia 93277
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • General Information
  • Legal Representation
  • Phone Hotline
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Tulare

Central California Legal Services Inc.(MERCED)

Mission: To Advance Justice and Empower People Core Values: Commitment to excellence in providing creative quality legal services;  Equal justice;  Respect and compassion for our clients; Empowerment of clients;  Pride, enjoyment and satisfaction in our work. Purpose: The... continue reading
Phone:
(800) 675-8001
Fax:
(209) 723-1315
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closed from 12:00 p.m - 1:00 p.m.
Eligibility:
Our services are available to eligible low-income individuals in the counties we serve regardless of race, sex, age, religion, disability, family status, sexual orientation or national origin. Serving communities in the Central Valley and Sierra Foothills with offices based in Visalia, Merced, and Fresno.
Address: 1640 "N" Street, Suite 200, Merced, Merced 9534
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • General Information
  • Legal Representation
  • Phone Hotline
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Merced

Centro Legal de la Raza

A comprehensive legal services agency whose mission is to protect and advance the rights of immigrant, low-income, and Latino communities. Promotes safe, stable, and healthy housing by helping people fight unlawful evictions, rent increases, and bad conditions. Six clinics per month – please call... continue reading
Phone:
(510) 437-1554
Fax:
510-437-9164
Office Hours:
Monday through Thursday 9am-1pm and 2pm-5pm
Eligibility:
Must meet federal poverty or HUD guidelines to be eligible for free services.
Address: 3400 E 12th Street, Oakland , Oakland 94601
  • Rental Assistance
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • General Information
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Alameda

Chinatown Community Development Center

The Mission of the Chinatown Community Development Center is to build community and enhance the quality of life for San Francisco residents. We are a place-based community development organization serving primarily the Chinatown neighborhood, and also serve other areas including North Beach,... continue reading
Phone:
(415) 984-1450
Fax:
(415) 362-7992
Address: 1525 Grant Avenue, San Francisco 94133
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Tenant organizing
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • San Francisco

Coalition for Economic Survival

Grass-roots group organizing renters throughout the Los Angeles area to protect rent control, ensure tenants' rights, preserve affordable housing. Among an impressive list of victories achieved in it 35 year history includes leading the effort to win rent control in the cities of Los Angeles and... continue reading
Phone:
(213) 252-4411
Fax:
(213) 252-4422
Office Hours:
No counseling available over the phone. See clinic hours: http://cesinaction.org.dnnmax.com/CESTenantsRightsClinic.aspx
Eligibility:
None
Address: 514 Shatto Place, Suite 270, Los Angeles 90020
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Tenant organizing
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Tenant Association
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Los Angeles

Community Housing Council of Fresno

HUD approved Housing Counseling Agency
Phone:
(559) 221-6919
Fax:
559-256-1564
Office Hours:
Mon - Friday; 8 AM to 5 PM Saturdays and evening by appointment only.
Eligibility:
Anyone seeking information regarding Tenants
Address: 2560 W. Shaw Lane #101, Fresno 93711
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Fresno

Community Legal Information Center

The Community Legal Information Center (CLIC), established in 1970 as the Public Law Internship Program, is a collection of projects which serve the community by providing free legal information and referrals, presenting seminars, workshops, and informational media to the population of Butte County
Phone:
(530) 898-4354
Fax:
(530) 898-4911
Office Hours:
M-F 9AM-5PM Holidays and Summer 10Am-3PM
Eligibility:
none
Address: 25 Main Street, Chico 95929
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Butte

Community Legal Services - University of the Pacific

We are affiliated with the McGeorge School of Law and assist low-income clients in Sacramento County in the following clinics: Bankruptcy Clinic, Elder Law and Health Clinic, Immigration Clinic and Victims of Crime Clinic.
Phone:
(916) 340-6080
Eligibility:
assist low-income clients in Sacramento County in the following clinics: Bankruptcy Clinic, Elder Law and Health Clinic, Immigration Clinic and Victims of Crime Clinic.
Address: 3455 Fifth Avenue, Sacramento 95817
  • General Information
  • Phone Hotline
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Sacramento

Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto

Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto (CLSEPA) provides legal assistance to low-income individuals and families in East Palo Alto and the surrounding community. Our practice areas include immigration, housing, and economic advancement. www.clsepa.org
Phone:
(650) 326-6440
Fax:
(866) 688-5204
Office Hours:
9-5:00 M-F
Eligibility:
Low-income
Address: 1861 Bay Road, East Palo Alto 94303
  • Eviction Defense
  • Legal Services Agency
  • San Mateo

Community Resources for Independent Living

Community Resources for Indpendendent Living (CRIL) advocates and provides resources for people with disabilities to improve the quality of life and make communities fully accessible. We provide 15 independent living programs and services, including housing assistance and individual advocacy... continue reading
Phone:
(510) 881-5743
Fax:
(510) 881-1593
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Eligibility:
Alameda County resident with any type of disability or functional limitation who can benefit from CRIL services to increase personal independence.
Address: 439 A Street, Hayward 94541
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Self Help Center
  • Tenant organizing
  • Other
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Alameda

Community Services Agency of Mountain View and Los Altos

Our Emergency Assistance program is designed to provide vital resources to clients in crisis. Our case workers assess each situation and determine immediate needs, whether that comes in the form of providing temporary shelter or one-time emergency financial assistance to help pay rent or PG&E... continue reading
Phone:
(650) 968-0836
Fax:
(650) 968-2164
Office Hours:
The office is open Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 4:oopm. The office closes for lunch from 12:00 noon to 1:30pm.
Eligibility:
Community Services Agency of Mountain View and Los Altos provides services to residents of Mountain View, Los Altos and Los Altos Hills. Applicants must meet HUD income guidelines to qualify for services.
Address: 204 Stierlin Road, Mountain View 94043
  • General Information
  • Rental Assistance
  • Other
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Santa Clara

Contra Costa Senior Legal Services

Contra Costa Senior Legal Services (“CCSLS”) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing free civil legal services to Contra Costa County residents who are 60 or older. We offer a wide array of services throughout the county. Clients can speak with an attorney at our office conveniently... continue reading
Phone:
(925) 609-7900
Fax:
(925) 609-7901
Office Hours:
PLEASE NOTE: CCSLS IS OPEN FOR INTAKES FROM 9-NOON AND 1-3 P.M. MON.-THURS AND FROM 9-1 P.M. ON FRIDAY.
Eligibility:
SLS SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE ONLY TO RESIDENTS OF CONTRA COSTA COUNTY (CALIFORNIA) WHO ARE SIXTY YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER. THERE IS NO FEE FOR OUR SERVICE. SLS provides general advice, counsel and representation in civil legal matters, such as housing, income maintenance/ finance, elder abuse, consumer matters, estate planning and related issue
Address: 2702 Clayton Rd., Ste. 202 Concord, Concord 94519
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • General Information
  • Legal Representation
  • Phone Hotline
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Contra Costa

County of Marin Mediation Services

Marin Mediation Services is a service of the County of Marin. Mediation is a voluntary process by which people come together with one or more professionally trained and experienced mediators who assist them in resolving their dispute in order to arrive at a mutually satisfactory agreement.
Phone:
(415) 499-7454
Office Hours:
9:00 AM to 4:00PM closed 12 noon to 1:00PM Monday - Friday
Eligibility:
Sliding scale fees.
Address: 30 North San Pedro RD Suite 170, San Rafael 94903
  • Mediation
  • Government Agency
  • Marin

Creative Mediation

FREE OR LOW COST LANDLORD/TENANT MEDIATION SERVICES - We act as neutral third party to help people in conflict resolve disputes. Participation is voluntary for all parties. We also offer mediation and conflict-coaching services to resolve family, small business, real estate, community/residential... continue reading
Phone:
(805) 549-0442
Fax:
805.549.0654
Office Hours:
Mon – Fri 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Call for appointment)
Eligibility:
We are a low-cost service for all of SLO County. Also, our special SLO Solutions program provides services FREE for any city of San Luis Obispo resident, as well as any student at Cal Poly or Cuesta.
Address: 285 South Street, Suite P, San Luis Obispo 93401
  • Mediation
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • San Luis Obispo

Department of Fair Employment and Housing

The mission of the Department of Fair Employment and Housing is to protect Californians from employment, housing and public accommodation discrimination, and hate violence. The DFEH is the largest state civil rights agency in the country. It was established by the Legislature in 1959 as the... continue reading
Phone:
(800) 884-1684
Office Hours:
For persons with a hearing impairment please call 800-884-1684 or TTY at (800) 700-2320. File a fair housing complaint online: http://houdiniesq.net/dfeh/intake/
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Government Agency
  • Alameda

Disability Rights California

Advance the rights of Californians with disabilities. Disability Rights California works to bring about fairness and justice for people with disabilities. To reach those goals of fairness and justice, we may: File lawsuits on behalf of individuals or groups, Investigate charges of abuse and neglect... continue reading
Phone:
(800) 776-5746
Eligibility:
California resident with a disability.
Address: 1831 K Street, Sacramento 95811
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Phone Hotline
  • Self Help Center
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Alameda

East Bay Community Law Center

Phone:
(510) 548-4040
Fax:
510-548-2566
Office Hours:
Call for clinic hours.
Eligibility:
Income Guidelines In general, EBCLC serves individuals living at or below 125% of the federal poverty guidelines. The guidelines change every year, but the following monthly incomes are rough estimates for a household of: $1,125 $1,515 $1,900 $2,295 Cities Served Primarily northern Alameda County, in the cities of: Berkeley Oakland Emeryville For some types of cases we serve all of Alameda and Contra Costa counties.
Address: 2921 Adeline Street, Berkeley 94703
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Alameda

East Bay Housing Organizations

East Bay Housing Organizations (EBHO) is a 27-year-old membership non-profit organization, founded in 1984, dedicated to working with communities in Alameda and Contra Costa counties to preserve, protect and expand affordable housing opportunities through education, advocacy, and coalition building... continue reading
Address: 538 9th Street, Suite 200, Oakland 94607
  • Other
  • Alameda

East LA Community Corporation

ELACC is a community development corporation focused on developing housing for local residents, as well as the quality of life for those residents and their wider community.
Website:
Address: 2917 E 1st ST., Suite 101 , Los Angeles 90033
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Los Angeles

East Palo Alto Council of Tenants (EPACT) Education Fund

The mission of EPACT and EPACT Education Fund is to protect and promote the rights, common good and general welfare of the tenant residents of East Palo Alto, California through preserving and creating quality affordable housing for low and moderate income residents, advocacy, lobbying, conducting... continue reading
Phone:
(650) 322-9725
Fax:
650-725-3377
Office Hours:
Leave phone message any time.
Eligibility:
All tenants
Address: P.O. Box 50142, Palo Alto 94303
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Tenant organizing
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Tenant Association
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Santa Clara

ECHO Housing

Office Hours:
For information on Fair Housing Laws and Illegal Housing Discrimination, For northern Santa Clara County, call 650-327-1718 or 408-730-8491 For northern Alameda County, call 510-496-0496 For southern Alameda County, call 510-581-9380 For the TriValley Area, call 925-449-7340 For Contra Costa County, call toll-free: 855-ASK-ECHO
  • Tenant organizing
  • Rental Assistance
  • Alameda

El Comité de Vecinos del Lado Oeste, East Palo Alto

A committee of neighbors dedicated to tenants' rights, anti-displacement work, and affordable housing. Contact through https://www.facebook.com/Comite-de-Vecinos-del-lado-Oeste-East-Palo-Alto...
Eligibility:
low-income tenant in East Palo Alto.
Address: East Palo Alto
  • Tenant organizing
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Tenant Association
  • San Mateo

Elder Law & Advocacy- Senior Citizens Legal Services South County Office

Seniors are a growing and vital segment of our community. Elder Law & Advocacy seeks to protect seniors by providing legal advice and advocacy. We serve seniors by helping them to defend their legal rights and preserve their respected place in the community.
Phone:
(858) 565-1392
Fax:
858-565-1394
Eligibility:
Must be San Diego County resident and 60 years of age or older.
Address: 5151 Murphy Canyon Road, Suite 110 , San Diego 92123
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Phone Hotline
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Legal Representation
  • Mediation
  • Code Enforcement
  • Other
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Other
  • San Diego

Elder Law Advocacy - San Diego & Imperial Counties

Elder Law & Advocacy is a caring group of experienced professional staff and trained volunteers who are dedicated to serving seniors in both San Diego and Imperial Counties. We provide civil legal services in subject areas concerning seniors, Medicare and Medicare related counseling and... continue reading
Phone:
(858) 565-1392
Office Hours:
Main Address: 5151 Murphy Canyon Road, Suite 110 San Diego, CA 92123 Phone: (858) 565-1392 Fax: (858) 565-1394 Imperial County: 939 W. Main Street, Box #19 2nd Floor El Centro, CA 92243 Phone: (760) 353-0223 Fax: (760) 353-3276
Address: 5151 Murphy Canyon Road, Suite 110, San Diego 92123
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Imperial

Elke & Merchant LLP

San Francisco Tenant Lawyers Who Will Fight For You. Elke & Merchant LLP are experienced tenant lawyers dedicated to protecting tenant rights throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. We represent tenants in all types of actions against landlords, including eviction defense, Rent Board petitions,... continue reading
Phone:
(415) 294-4111
Fax:
(415) 294-4121
Office Hours:
9 am - 5 pm, M-F
Address: 785 Market Street, 16th Floor, San Francisco 94103
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Private Law Office (All private attorneys are members of our Tenant Lawyer Network)
  • San Francisco

Eviction Defense Center

The Eviction Defense Center provides legal services and court representation for low-income tenants being evicted. Sliding Scale. 
Phone:
(510) 452-4541
Address: 1611 Telegraph Ave., 7th Floor , Oakland
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Alameda

Eviction Defense Collaborative

The Eviction Defense Collaborative strives to prevent homelessness, preserve affordable housing and protect the diversity of San Francisco by providing specialized legal assistance, financial help, and education about tenants’ rights to families and individuals facing eviction in San Francisco.... continue reading
Phone:
(415) 947-0797
Office Hours:
M-F 9:30AM-11:30AM, 1:00PM-3:00PM Closedevery first Tuesday of the month in the afternoon , and all court holidays.
Eligibility:
Legal Help: We assist tenants who have an eviction lawsuit (“Unlawful Detainer”) and live in the city and county of San Francisco. We help tenants prepare responses to the initial lawsuit, we help renters facing Sherrif’s eviction ask for a delay (“Stay”) and we provide advice and limited assistance with other steps in the legal process. We can sometimes assist tenants who live in nearby counties with the initial response (“Answer”) to the lawsuit. Rental Assistance Disbursement Component (RADCo): We make grants and one-time no-interest loans to renters at risk of losing their housing. To qualify for rental assistance EDC staff must approve your application and you must meet the following criteria: · You live in San Francisco. · Your household has sufficient income to pay your future rent and expenses. · You must have lived in your home and paid rent for at least 3 months · You plan to stay in your home for at least six months Note: You do not have to have a three-day notice to qualify for rental assistance. Likewise, you may still be able to get help even if you have already been sued for eviction.
Address: 1338 Mission Street, 4th Floor, San Francisco, San Francisco 94103
  • Rental Assistance
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • San Francisco

Eviction Defense Network

Eviction Defense Network (EDN) is a network of trial lawyers, advocates and tenants dedicated to defending the right to affordable housing and ensuring access to justice in housing matters to tenants in Los Angeles County. EDN is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides legal assistance and... continue reading
Phone:
(213) 385-8112
Fax:
213-385-8181
Office Hours:
M-F (9pm-6pm) Sat (10pm-3pm)
Eligibility:
We help EVERYONE.
Address: 1930 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles 90057
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Tenant organizing
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Los Angeles

Fair Housing Council of Cental California

A professional, non-profit, civil rights organization dedicated to the elimination of discrimination in housing and the expansion of housing opportunities for all persons. The Center accomplishes its goal through the advocacy of equal housing opportunities, assisting victims of housing... continue reading
Phone:
(559) 244-2950
Address: 333 W. SHAW AVENUE SUITE 14,
  • General Information
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Fair Housing Organization
  • Fresno

Fair Housing Council of Orange County

Our primary mission is the elimination of housing discrimination in Orange County. We provide landlord-tenant counseling and are a HUD-certified housing counseling agency. We operate a mediation service that works both with the Orange county courts and the community directly.
Phone:
(714) 569-0823
Fax:
714-835-0281
Office Hours:
9 am - 6 pm Mon - Thurs Closed Every Friday
Eligibility:
All callers, on-line or walk-ins (tenants, landlords, managers, etc.) with inquiries involving property located in Orange County.
Address: 1516 Brookhollow Dr., Suite A, Santa Ana 92705
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Phone Hotline
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Eviction Defense
  • Mediation
  • Code Enforcement
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Fair Housing Organization
  • Orange

Fair Housing Council of Riverside County, Inc.

The mission of FHCRC is to provide comprehensive services which affirmatively address and promote fair housing (anti-discrimination) rights and further other housing opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, presence of children,... continue reading
Phone:
(800) 655-1812
Office Hours:
8-5 M-F
Eligibility:
none
Address: 3933 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside 92501
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Fair Housing Organization
  • Riverside

Fair Housing Council of the San Fernando Valley

The Council's primary goal is to investigate complaints of housing and lending discrimination, but we also offer direct assistance to tenants in foreclosed properties and provide assistance to homeowners who are at risk of foreclosure. Additionally, the Council takes complaints regarding... continue reading
Phone:
(818) 373-1185
Fax:
818-373-1193
Office Hours:
8:30 am - 5:00 pm Evening hours and weekends by appointment
Eligibility:
none
Address: FHCSFV, Panorama City 91402
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Fair Housing Organization
  • Los Angeles

Fair Housing Foundation

The Fair Housing Foundation (FHF) is a private, non-profit, non-partisan educational agency dedicated to promoting the enforcement of fair housing laws and encouraging an atmosphere of open housing through education, enforcement activities, counseling services, and outreach programs.
Phone:
(800) 446-3247
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Mediation
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Fair Housing Organization
  • Los Angeles

Fair Housing Napa Valley

Fair Housing Napa Valley, formerly known as the Greater Napa Fair Housing Center, was established to eliminate discrimination in Napa County through education and enforcement in order to ensure that everyone is given an equal opportunity to live in the housing of their choice. Fair Housing also... continue reading
Phone:
(707) 224-9720
Fax:
(707) 224-1566
Office Hours:
9:00 to 5:00 PM, M - F Closed Wednesday afternoon except by appointment
Eligibility:
One of the following criteria must be met: A. The property in question is in Napa County B. The landlord lives in Napa County C. The tenant lives in Napa County There is no income qualifier for services.
Address: 601 Cabot Way, Napa 94559
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Mediation
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Fair Housing Organization
  • Napa

Fair Housing of Marin

Fair Housing of Marin is a private non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring equal housing opportunity and educating the community on the value of diversity. Fair Housing of Marin is available to help by providing literature and answering questions for housing providers and housing seekers.... continue reading
Phone:
(415) 457-5025
Fax:
415-457-6382
Office Hours:
Mon - Fri 9 AM - 5 PM
Eligibility:
No charge for services
Address: 615 B Street, San Rafael 94901
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Phone Hotline
  • Mediation
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Fair Housing Organization
  • Marin

Fair Rent Coalition

The East Palo Alto Fair Rent Coalition, a non-profit coalition of tenants and concerned community members, was established in July 2008 and is dedicated to protecting East Palo Alto's tenants, families, and affordable housing. The coalition was founded on the belief that a healthy democracy... continue reading
Phone:
(415) 845-7447
Address: 1643 Woodland Avenue #2, East Palo Alto 94303
  • General Information
  • Self Help Center
  • Tenant organizing
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Tenant Association
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • San Mateo

Faith in Community (FIC) PICO

Address: 2101 N. Fruit Ave., Fresno 93705
  • Tenant organizing
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Fresno

Fremont Fair Housing and Landlord / Tenant Services

A nonprofit agency providing landlords and tenants with confidential counseling for all rental housing questions, including securty deposits, repairs, termination of tenancy, evictions, privacy, right to entry, retaliation, and rent increases. The program also provides confidential counseling and... continue reading
Phone:
(510) 574-2270
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Address: Fremont Family Resource Center , Fremont 94538
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Government Agency
  • Alameda

Fresno County Economic Opportunities Commission

The Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission offers 2 rental assistance programs: (1)The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) which provides financial assistance to help offset an eligible Fresno County household’s home energy costs; and (2) the Energy Crisis Intervention Program (... continue reading
Phone:
(559) 263-1010
Office Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Eligibility:
To be eligible for LIHEAP and ECIP, one must be a Fresno County resident, be low-income (guidlines posted on website), have a valid social security card, provide income verification, provide a government issued i.d., and provide pages 1-3 of current energy bill or 48-hour notice or shut off or provide a current receipt of wood, propane, home heating oil, or gas. More detailed information is available at http://www.fresnoeoc.org/files/pdf/2013-liheap-english.pdf.
Address: 1371 Stanislaus Street, Fresno 93706
  • General Information
  • Self Help Center
  • Rental Assistance
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Fresno

Fresno Interdenominational Refugee Ministries (FIRM)

Since 1994, Fresno Interdenominational Refugee Ministries (FIRM) has been meeting needs of refugee communities in Fresno.  We serve mostly the Hmong, Laotian, Slavic and African people groups, which represent over 60,000 people in Fresno County.
Phone:
(559) 487-1500
Office Hours:
Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Address: 1940 N. Fresno Street,, Fresno 93703
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Fresno

Fresno Metro Ministry

Founded in 1970, Metro is a multi-faith, multi-cultural organization dedicated to the creation of a more respectful, compassionate and inclusive Fresno that promotes social and economic justice. Metro seeks to accomplish this through advocacy — advocacy that works for change in our institutional... continue reading
Phone:
(559) 485-1416
Address: Fresno
  • Tenant organizing
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Fresno

Giampaoli Law

Giampaoli Law is the solo practice of Lisa Giampaoli, attorney at law. Giampaoli Law only represents tenants, NEVER landlords, in affirmative action cases (habitability, mold, harassment) and eviction defense. We take cases in the City and County of San Francisco, Alameda county, and some cases in... continue reading
Phone:
(415) 890-6529
Fax:
415-231-0032
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 10am-6pm
Address: 100 Pine Street, Suite 1250, San Francisco 9411
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Private Law Office (All private attorneys are members of our Tenant Lawyer Network)
  • San Francisco

Golden State Manufactured-Home Owners League

Golden State Manufactured-home Owners League, Inc. (GSMOL) is a nonprofit homeowner advocacy organization, dedicated to protecting the rights and quality of life of manufactured home owners. GSMOL educates home owners on their rights, solves problems for manufactured home communities throughout... continue reading
Phone:
(209) 473-3226
Office Hours:
N/A
Eligibility:
Some services require a membership
  • General Information
  • Tenant organizing
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Merced

Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance, Inc.

Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance, Inc (GLBA), is located in Bakersfield, California and offers free legal services in civil matters to eligible low-income persons residing within our service area in Kern County. Housing related programs: 
Phone:
(661) 325-5943
Office Hours:
Services are initially accessed by telephone Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon and from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., excluding major holidays.
Eligibility:
To be eligible for services, individuals must reside in Kern County, meet income and asset guidelines, and present a legal problem within the GBLA core areas of practice.
Address: 615 California Avenue, Bakersfield 9330
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Mediation
  • Other
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Kern

Greenstein & McDonald

We primarily sue landlords throughout the Bay Area for breaching their duties, including failure to provide a habitable/livable unit, wrongful eviction, retaliation, discrimination, harassment, breach of contract, nuisance (includes mold/lead paint), interference with quiet use and enjoyment, fraud... continue reading
Phone:
(415) 773-1240
Fax:
(415) 773-1244
Eligibility:
None.
Address: 300 Montgomery St., Ste. 621, San Francisco 94104
  • Legal Representation
  • Private Law Office (All private attorneys are members of our Tenant Lawyer Network)
  • San Francisco

Hamilton Family Center

Hamilton Shelter Program operates one of the largest shelters for families experiencing homelessness in San Francisco, offering a safe place to sleep, three meals a day and critical social services to 50 families a night for up to six months. Hamilton Famlily Center also works to prevent... continue reading
Phone:
(415) 614-9060
Address: 255 Hyde Street, San Francisco 94103
  • Rental Assistance
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Services for Tenants
  • General Information
  • Legal Representation
  • Educational Institution
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • San Francisco

HIP Housing

HIP Housing is a nonprofit organization offering Home Sharing, Reverse Mortgage Counseling, Self Sufficiency Programs for families with children and below-market and subsidized housing in San Mateo County.
Phone:
(650) 348-6660
Fax:
650-348-0284
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8-5
Eligibility:
Home Sharing: a home or apartment to share or someone seeking a place to live. Reverse Mortgage Counseling: Senior homeowner age 62 or older. Self Sufficiency: low income single parent or two parent family in school or doing job-training and is low-income. Below-market or subsidized units: must call 650-348-6820 for more information and availability
Address: 364 South Railroad Avenue, San Mateo 94401
  • General Information
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • San Mateo

Homeless Advocacy Project

Founded in 1988, the Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) is the Justice & Diversity Center’s (JDC) largest individual project. Client with HAP Staff Attorney Erin Katayama HAP provides legal services and supporting social services to individuals and families in San Francisco who are homeless or at... continue reading
Phone:
(800) 405-4427
Office Hours:
HAP is closed on Mondays. Our office hours for Tuesday through Friday are as follows: Tu: 9:00 - 11:45 a.m. W: 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. Th: 9:00 - 11:45 a.m. and 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. F: 9:00 - 11:45 a.m. and 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. We conduct intake for new clients on Tuesdays from 1:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Eligibility:
The Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) of the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) may be able to help you if you are homeless, or threatened with homelessness, and you have a disability or minor children living with you.
Address: San Francisco
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Legal Services Agency
  • San Francisco

Housing Advocacy Council of Monterey County

The Housing Advocacy Council provides homeless prevention services to low income residents of Monterey County. Services includes emergency rental assistance, security deposit guarantees, tenant education, and financial literacy education.
Phone:
(831) 424-9186
Fax:
831 757-1349
Office Hours:
Montday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm
Eligibility:
Rental assistance-need, sustainability following assistance, documentation of the emergency or homelessness, completion of application process. Security deposit - Adequate income to cover all household costs Education - none
Address: 134 E Rossi St, Salinas 93901
  • Rental Assistance
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Monterey

Housing and Economic Rights Advocates

Housing and Economic Rights Advocates (HERA) is a California statewide, not-for-profit legal service and advocacy organization. HERA's mission is to ensure that all people are protected from discrimination and economic abuses, especially in the realm of housing. We focus particularly on the needs... continue reading
Phone:
(510) 271-8443
Fax:
(510) 868-4521
Address: P.O. Box 29435, Oakland 94604
  • General Information
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Alameda

Housing Authorities City and County Fresno

According to its website, for over 60 years Housing Authorities City and County of Fresno has been providing Affordable Housing solutions to families throughout the County. The Housing Authority is a combined agency, for both the City and County of Fresno. Most services and programs are operated... continue reading
Phone:
(559) 443-8400
Eligibility:
Resident of Fresno County.
Address: 1331 Fulton Mall, Fresno 93721
  • General Information
  • Rental Assistance
  • Other
  • Government Agency
  • Fresno

Housing Authority of the City of Redding

According to its website, the mission of the Housing Authority of the City of Redding is to improve and expand the City's housing stock, address the needs of low and moderate-income residents, and stimulate the physical and economic revitalization of the City's neighborhoods in concert with other... continue reading
Phone:
(530) 225-4048
Fax:
(530) 225-4126
Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM
Eligibility:
Resident of the City of Redding
Address: 777 Cypress Avenue, Redding 96001
  • General Information
  • Rental Assistance
  • Other
  • Government Agency
  • Shasta

Housing Equality Law Project (HELP)

Founded in 2009, HELP seeks to expand legal protections in fair housing through its advocacy, leadership training, education and outrach, and enforcmeent of anti-discrimination laws. HELF offers consultations to people who believe that they are victims of housing discrimination at no charge. We... continue reading
Phone:
(415) 434-9400
Fax:
415-434-9410
Office Hours:
Monday thru Friday 9am to 5pm Our counselors are available to travel to meet with you at your location as well.
Eligibility:
Tenants: complaint must be an allegation of discrimination based on fair housing laws. Landlords: Fair Housing training available for private groups as well as larger groups for a fee Government: Provide input on policy making,preparing analysis of impediments, compliance audits to ensure CDBG & HUD guidelines are being met by local municipalities and subcontractors
Address: 3 Embarcardero Center, Suite 420, San Francisco 94111
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Fair Housing Organization
  • Alameda

Housing for All Burlingame

We are Burlingame renters and supporters of renters, unified to put a stop to the displacement that is occurring because of soaring rents and a lack of affordable housing. We are working to stabilize rents in Burlingame at reasonable rates, so that people can remain in their homes without fear of... continue reading
Eligibility:
resident in Burlingame
Address: 1228 Floribunda Ave. #2 , Burlingame 94010
  • Tenant organizing
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • San Mateo

Housing Long Beach

Tenant organizing resource. Housing Long Beach uniquely meets the needs of Long Beach residents by working to improve, preserve, and increase the supply of affordable housing for the well-being of Long Beach residents through community organizing, policy work, and systems change.
Phone:
(562) 436-8592
Eligibility:
resident of Long Beach
Address: 525 E. 7th St. Suite 111, Long Beach 90813
  • Tenant organizing
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Services for Tenants
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Los Angeles

Housing Opportunities Collaborative

Housing Opportunities Collaborative mission is “to promote equal access to housing for all persons in the region, especially low income and underprivileged individuals and families, by educating the public concerning home ownership and landlord-tenant rights and responsibilities, seeking financial... continue reading
Phone:
(619) 283-2200
Fax:
619.283.2201
Office Hours:
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday to Friday
Eligibility:
None
Address: 4305 University Avenue, San Diego 92105
  • General Information
  • Phone Hotline
  • Other
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • San Diego

Housing Resource Center

Mission Statement: "Assist and educate Monterey County residents to obtain and maintain affordable housing and prevent homelessness." History of the Organization The Housing Resource Center (HRC) of Monterey County was incorporated in January of 1984 as the Monterey County Housing Council. In 1986... continue reading
Phone:
(831) 424-9186
Website:
Office Hours:
8-5 M-F
Eligibility:
Income and need that varies for services needed
Address: 124 E Rossi, Salinas 93901
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Rental Assistance
  • Other
  • Tenant Association
  • Monterey

Housing Rights Center of Los Angeles

The Housing Rights Center's (HRC) mission is to eliminate housing discrimination through education and advocacy to the end that all persons have fair and equal housing opportunities without regard to their characteristics protected by law. HRC provides free services to residents in Los Angeles and... continue reading
Phone:
(800) 477-5977
Fax:
2133818555
Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm
Eligibility:
Everyone is eligible to receive services
Address: 3255 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles 90010
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • General Information
  • Fair Housing Organization
  • Los Angeles

Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco

HRCSF provides tenant's rights counseling to San Francisco renters. We have a free, drop-in service by phone or in person. HRCSF has a special focus on serving the needs of HUD-Subsidized, Public Housing and Section 8 renters. HRCSF also advocates and organizes for the rights of renters.
Phone:
(415) 703-8644
Fax:
415-703-8639
Office Hours:
1-5, M-F for drop-in counseling
Eligibility:
Any renter in San Francisco
Address: 427 S Van Ness, San Francisco 94103
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Phone Hotline
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Code Enforcement
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • San Francisco

Humboldt County Self-Help Center

The Court’s self-help centers provide assistance in the areas of both family law and non-family (civil) law. These services are available to all self-represented parties, regardless of income. The self-help center staff can provide you with information on your legal rights and obligations; they... continue reading
Phone:
(707) 445-7256
Office Hours:
9 AM - 2PM
Address: 421 I Street , Eureka 95501
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Phone Hotline
  • Self Help Center
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Government Agency
  • Humboldt

Humphreys Joiner Law Group, LLP

Humphreys Joiner Law Group, LLP represents tenants who have been wrongfully evicted by their landlords, as well as tenants whose landlords have attempted to wrongfully evict them. In most situations, we takes these kinds of cases on a contingency basis, meaning you pay costs but you do not pay... continue reading
Phone:
(415) 528-2929
Fax:
(415) 528-2919
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Evening and after work appointments available.
Address: 870 Market Street, Suite 841, San Francisco 94102
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Private Law Office (All private attorneys are members of our Tenant Lawyer Network)
  • San Francisco

Inland Counties Legal Services - Indio Office

Inland Counties Legal Services pursues justice and equality for low income people through counsel, advice, advocacy, and community education,treating all with dignity and respect."
Phone:
(760) 342-1591
Eligibility:
Riverside County Residents and low income.
Address: 92632C US Highway 111, Indio 92201
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Phone Hotline
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Mediation
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Tenant Association
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Riverside

Inland Counties Legal Services, Inc.

According to its website, Inland Counties Legal Services pursues justice and equality for low income people through counsel, advice, advocacy, and community education, treating all with dignity and respect. Eligible clients are provided free legal assistance in case priority areas adopted by the... continue reading
Phone:
(951) 368-2555
Office Hours:
M-F 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Mondays and Wednesdays are dedicated to landlord-tenant cases
Eligibility:
Must meet ICLS low-income guidelines, be a U.S. citizen or Legal Permanent Resident.
Address: 1040 Iowa Avenue, Suite 109, Riverside 92507
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Legal Representation
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Riverside

Inland Empire Latino Legal Aid

The Inland Empire Latino Lawyers Association, Inc. (IELLA), is a non-profit legal service provider. IELLA's mission has been to provide free legal services for the poor and underprivileged residents of the Inland Empire via it's volunteer attorneys and staff. All of the services are rendered... continue reading
Phone:
(951) 369-3009
Fax:
951-369-6211
Office Hours:
Our normal business hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Our phone hours are Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Eligibility:
You must physically live in either Riverside or San Bernardino County. IELLA is able to help U.S. citizens, legal residents, and non-legal residents. If your case is opened in Riverside or San Bernardino County, but you reside outside of Riverside or San Bernardino Counties, we will not be able to assist you. Since we receive federal and non-federal funds such as from United Way and the State Bar of California, we must adhere to their specific requirements. We do not disclose our eligibility guidelines. If you have a case that we can help you with, you must attend a legal aid clinic to determine if you are eligible for our services.
Address: 2060 Univeristy Ave, Suite 113, Riverside 92507
  • General Information
  • Phone Hotline
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Legal Representation
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Tenant Association
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Riverside

Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board

First established in 1980, Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board was initially formed to help individuals avoid costly court actions and reduce court caseloads by settling landlord and tenant issues. Since that time, IFHMB has continued to expand its programs, offering services to meet the... continue reading
Phone:
(800) 321-0911
Address: 10681 Foothill Blvd. Suite 101, Rancho Cucamonga 91730
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Mediation
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Fair Housing Organization
  • Imperial

Inner City Law Center

“The poorest among us should have the same access to justice as the richest and most powerful.” - Nancy Mintie, founder of Inner City Law Center
Phone:
(213) 891-2880
Fax:
213-891-2888
Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Walk-in Center at the Weingart Access Center, 506 S. Main Street, Los Angeles, 8:30-12; 1:00-4:30
Eligibility:
No documentation required for most programs. Must meet income requirements.
Address: 1309 E. Seventh Street, Los Angeles, 90021
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Tenant organizing
  • Rental Assistance
  • Code Enforcement
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Los Angeles

Inner City Law Center

The only provider of legal services on Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles, Inner City Law Center combats slum housing while developing strategies to end homelessness. Inner City Law Center is recognized for our expertise in housing issues, veterans’ benefits, and homelessness prevention. Our staff of... continue reading
Phone:
(213) 891-2880
Fax:
(213) 891-2888
Office Hours:
Mon-Fri. 9am to 5pm
Eligibility:
Must be low-income. ICLC serves clients without regard to citizenship or residency status.
Address: 1309 E. Seventh Street, Los Angeles 90021
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Code Enforcement
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Los Angeles

InnVision Shelter Network

InnVision Shelter Network (IVSN) is dedicated to helping homeless families and individuals across Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Peninsula return to permanent housing and self-sufficiency.
Phone:
(650) 685-5880
Fax:
(650) 685-5881
Office Hours:
9:00AM to 5:00PM Mon-Fri
Address: 1450 Chapin Avenue, 2nd Floor, Burlingame 94010
  • Rental Assistance
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • San Mateo

Inquilinos Unidos

Inquilinos Unidos (United Tenants) is dedicated to empowering low-income tenants through community organizing, education and advocacy to fight for safe, decent, and affordable housing in Los Angeles.
Phone:
(213) 483-7497
Fax:
(213) 483-6817
Office Hours:
9-5:30 General Hours of operation Tenant Resource Clinics ea. Wed. 1:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Eligibility:
Open to general public.
Address: 660 S. Bonnie Brae Street, 2nd Fl., Los Angeles 90057
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Tenant organizing
  • Mediation
  • Code Enforcement
  • Other
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Los Angeles

Isla Vista Tenants Union

The Isla Vista Tenants Union (IVTU) is an organization serving the interests of Isla Vista tenants. We recognize the diversity of our community, and we strive to meet the different needs of our members while uniting our common interests as tenants. We educate tenants on their rights and... continue reading
Phone:
(805) 968-6704
Fax:
805-968-6726
Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Eligibility:
We serve residents of Isla Vista and UC Santa Barbara students.
Address: 6550 Pardall Road, Isla Vista 93117
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Phone Hotline
  • Self Help Center
  • Tenant organizing
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Tenant Association
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Educational Institution
  • Santa Barbara

Jewish Free Loan Association

The Jewish Free Loan Association of Los Angeles offers interest-free loans on a non-sectarian basis to individuals and families whose needs are urgent and who may not qualify through normal financial resources. Interest-free loans instead of charity fill an important gap in our social system by... continue reading
Phone:
(323) 761-8830
Fax:
(323) 761-8841
Email:
Office Hours:
Wilshire Blvd. Office Mon - Thur 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM, last appointment at 4:00 Fri 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM, last appointment at 2:30 Second location at: 22622 Vanowen Street West Hills, CA 91307 (818) 464-3331 valleyoffice@jfla.org (for appointments only)
Eligibility:
The Jewish Free Loan Association is a nonprofit non-sectarian agency, providing interest-free loans to people of all faiths. *Please note: there are specific donor-directed loan programs that are restricted to Jewish clients only.* Borrowers must be permanent residents of Southern California. In addition, borrowers must have a current California ID or drivers license, have legal residency status (no VISAs) and are required to live at least 6 months in the area to qualify as a permanent resident. *There are some exceptions to this rule.* Typically, we do not check the borrower's credit for emergency loans. We rely primarily on the co-signers' credit and income to determine the viability of the loan. Each loan application is handled on a case by case basis, so this information is meant only as a general guideline.
Address: 6505 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 715, Los Angeles 90048
  • Rental Assistance
  • Religious Organization
  • Los Angeles

JFKU Housing Advocacy Clinic

Represents low-income clients throughout the Bay Area. Takes cases on: UDs, vacate defaults, Housing Authority grievance hearings, sec8 hearings, Rent Board.
Phone:
(925) 969-3493
Eligibility:
Low-income, bay area resident
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Alameda

L.A. Tenants Union / Sindicato de Inquilinos de L.A.

L.A.T.U.
Eligibility:
L.A. Tenants Union solidarity assistance is available on a fee for service basis at a low cost with Tenants Union membership included. Assistance is available in Spanish and English.
Address: P.O. Box 27354 , Los Angeles
  • Tenant organizing
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Services for Tenants
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • General Information
  • Tenant Association
  • Los Angeles

Law Foundation of Silicon Valley

The Law Foundation, a non-profit agency, provides free legal services to Silicon Valley individuals in need.To secure justice and protect human rights by providing legal advocacy, counseling and access to the legal system for those who would otherwise be underrepresented. The Law Foundation of... continue reading
Phone:
(408) 293-4790
Fax:
408-293-0106
Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday 9 AM -12 Pm and 1Pm-5 Pm Frdiay - 9AM -12PM and 1PM -4PM
Address: 152 N 3rd St, 3rd Floor , San Jose 95112
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Phone Hotline
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Legal Representation
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Other
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Legal Services Agency
  • San Mateo

Law Office of David Hall

UDs and Habitabilty cases. **This attorney is a member of the Tenant Lawyer Network. Tenants Together is not a lawyer referral service. We operate the Tenant Lawyer Network of California, a professional association of dues paying tenant lawyers. TLN members do not share fees with TLN or Tenants... continue reading
Phone:
(510) 868-2598
Fax:
510.868.9723
Office Hours:
Monday through Thursday 9:25 - 4:30
Eligibility:
Contingency arrangements or payment
Address: 1736 Franklin Street, Oakland 94612
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Private Law Office (All private attorneys are members of our Tenant Lawyer Network)
  • Alameda
  • Contra Costa

Law Office of David L. McCarthy

Established in 2008, the Law Office of David L. McCarthy only represents tenants. Writing demand letters, resolving disputes, defending evictions and stopping lockouts are just a few of the services that I provide. Affordable, flat rate fees are told to the potential client in advance. Evening and... continue reading
Phone:
(858) 876-2141
Fax:
858-240-5262
Office Hours:
by appointment, weekday, evening and weekend appointments available.
Eligibility:
CA Bar # 254352 I have devoted my entire practice to representing tenants only.
Address: 2667 Camino Del Rio South, San Diego 92108
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • San Diego

Law Office of Jeremy V. Reyes

Public interest law firm specializing in helping people access the legal system regarding employee rights, wage claims, housing, eviction defense and personal injury.
Phone:
(707) 815-0088
Fax:
888-400-0340
Office Hours:
By appointment. We are located at American Canyon City Hall (across the street from Walmart along Highway 29) (between Vallejo and & the city of Napa)
Eligibility:
Eviction defense issues - sliding scale based on income.
Address: 4381 Broadway Street, American Canyon 94503
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Private Law Office (All private attorneys are members of our Tenant Lawyer Network)
  • Napa

Law Office of Kirkland & Rozzo

***This attorney is a member of the Tenant Lawyer Network of California (TLN). The TLN is a professional association of dues-paying tenant lawyers operated by Tenants Together. The TLN is not a lawyer referral service. TLN members do not share fees with TLN or Tenants Together or pay any... continue reading
Phone:
(559) 884-5528
Fax:
(559) 840-8753
Office Hours:
8-5 Monday-Friday
Address: 2014 Tulare Street, Fresno 93721
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Private Law Office (All private attorneys are members of our Tenant Lawyer Network)
  • Fresno

Law Office of Mark B. Palmer

Mark Palmer has been a private attorney since 1984. He has operated his own firm, the Law Office of Mark B. Palmer, since 1994, representing tenants only. Mark Palmer represents both commercial and residential tenants in unlawful detainer actions (eviction cases), lease reviews, security deposit... continue reading
Phone:
(310) 260-6199
Fax:
(310) 531-7058
Office Hours:
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Eligibility:
Although I have been in practice since 1984, I have operated my own firm since 1994, representing tenants only. I have handled hundreds of unlawful detainer actions and many appeals. I donate my time at Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (Santa Monica office) for the tenants’ rights clinics.
Address: 900 Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica 90401
  • Eviction Defense
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Private Law Office (All private attorneys are members of our Tenant Lawyer Network)
  • Los Angeles

Law Office of Monique K. Doryland

sole practitioner. not able to take all cases. UD defense, affirmative actions (suing LL for money damages due to breach of warranty of habitability.) Also Sec. 8 voucher termination hearings and writs of mandate.
Phone:
(510) 558-0855
Fax:
(510) 527-2323
Office Hours:
10-6 most weekdays. If I am in court, office voice mail will pick up, as no support staff.
Eligibility:
Private law office - $200 per hour for representation. Limited service negotiable. Represent on contingency fee basis if tenant is suing landlord.
Address: 10329 Sab Pablo Avenue, El Cerrito 94530
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Private Law Office (All private attorneys are members of our Tenant Lawyer Network)
  • Contra Costa

Law Office of Pahoua C. Lor

**This attorney is a member of the Tenant Lawyer Network of California (TLN). The TLN is a professional association of dues-paying tenant lawyers operated by Tenants Together. The TLN is not a lawyer referral service. TLN members do not share fees with TLN or Tenants Together or pay any referral... continue reading
Phone:
(559) 840-2780
Fax:
(559) 224-1601
Office Hours:
M-Thursday 9-12 and 1-5 Friday 9-12 (to the public)
Eligibility:
Must be a tenant.
Address: 1500 W. Shaw Avenue #200, Fresno 93711
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Private Law Office (All private attorneys are members of our Tenant Lawyer Network)
  • Fresno

Law Office of Philip Shakhnis

The Law Office of Philip Shakhnis represents tenants in cases involving uninhabitable conditions, including mold, lead-based paint, carbon monoxide exposure, bed bugs, vermin, lack of weatherization.
Phone:
(213) 250-9367
Fax:
(213) 250-9368
Office Hours:
9 am to 5 pm
Address: 1055 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1660, Los Angeles 90017
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Private Law Office (All private attorneys are members of our Tenant Lawyer Network)
  • Los Angeles

Law Office of Richard L. Spix

Bilingual Spanish staff, close to major bus lines, other attorneys in office to family law, wills and trusts at reduced rates
Phone:
(714) 835-5112
Fax:
714-835-8897
Office Hours:
9-4:30 M-F
Eligibility:
Case intake evaluated on merit
Address: 1535 E. 17th St., Ste. 106, Santa Ana 92705
  • Eviction Defense
  • Private Law Office (All private attorneys are members of our Tenant Lawyer Network)
  • Orange

Law Office of Todd Espinosa

Todd Espinosa is an attorney who has practiced law in the Bay Area since 2000. He represented tenants as a staff attorney with the National Housing Law Project in Oakland. He has also represented consumers and investors in class action litigation at a private law firm in San Francisco. Practice... continue reading
Phone:
(650) 241-3873
Address: 2000 Broadway Street, Redwood City 94063
  • Legal Representation
  • Private Law Office (All private attorneys are members of our Tenant Lawyer Network)
  • San Mateo

Law Offices of Daniel W. Wayne, PC

The Law Offices of Daniel W. Wayne is a boutique landlord-tenant law firm located in the heart of San Francisco's Financial District. Since our founding in 2012, we have built a reputation as one of the Bay Area's premier firms for tenants' rights representation. We pride ourselves on providing... continue reading
Phone:
(415) 649-6203
Fax:
415.649.6739
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 9 am - 5 pm
Address: 260 California Street, Ste 1001, San Francisco 94111
  • Legal Representation
  • Private Law Office (All private attorneys are members of our Tenant Lawyer Network)
  • San Francisco

Law Offices of Frank M. Nunes, Inc

Phone:
(559) 436-0802
Fax:
(559) 436-0850
Address: 6073 N. Fresno St, Suite 101, Fresno 93710
  • Fresno
  • San Joaquin

Law Offices of J. Wallace Oman

In tenants' disputes with landlords, this law office does everything it can to assist tenant clients to prepare their own cases by conducting their own legal research, investigations, and, if the tenants wish, negotiations with their landlords or property managers, while being mentored by this... continue reading
Phone:
(415) 658-5400
Eligibility:
Clients must be able to receive and send email. Clients' rental units must generally be located in San Francisco, Oakland, or Berkeley, California. Initial consultation meetings are scheduled after prospective clients have sent a brief email description of their problem to this office and then have completed and returned the background information forms and other documents emailed to them as pdf files.
Address: 240 Stockton St., Suite 400, San Francisco 94108
  • Code Enforcement
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Mediation
  • Other
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Private Law Office (All private attorneys are members of our Tenant Lawyer Network)
  • San Francisco

Lawyer’s Referral Service/ Volunteer Legal Service Center

Provides free legal assistance to low-income residents in Alameda County in the areas of general family law advice (custody, visitation, and support), dissolution of marriage, immigration, debt collection, guardianship, and low-income landlord eviction assistance. For certain types of cases, and... continue reading
Phone:
(510) 893-7160
Fax:
510-893-3119
Office Hours:
M-F: 8:30am-4:30pm
Eligibility:
Provide referrals to pro bono attorneys for a fee of $30
Address: 610 16th Street, Oakland 94612
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Alameda

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

Legal Services Organization providing Eviction Defense Representation, Impact litigation in Federally Subsidized Housing, Fair Housing, Slum Housing, and Redevelopment cases. Affordable housing advocacy.
Phone:
(213) 640-3812
Fax:
213-640-3850
Office Hours:
24/7
Eligibility:
LSC income and immigration status eligibility guidelines.
Address: 1550 W. 8th Street, Los Angeles 90017
  • Legal Representation
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Los Angeles

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

Legal Aid is a legal services agency.
Phone:
(562) 435-3501
Fax:
(562) 435-7118
Address: 110 Pine Ave., Long Beach 90802
  • Phone Hotline
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Los Angeles

Legal Aid Foundation of Santa Barbara

The mission of the Legal Aid Foundation of Santa Barbara County is to provide high-quality legal services in order to ensure that low-income persons and seniors have access to the civil justice system in times of crisis – to secure safe, habitable shelter, adequate income, and protection from... continue reading
Phone:
(805) 963-6754
Fax:
805-963-6756
Office Hours:
Monday–Thursday: 9:30am–12pm, 1:30–4pm Friday: by appointment
Eligibility:
Low-Income
Address: 301 East Canon Perdido St., Santa Barbara 93101
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Phone Hotline
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Legal Representation
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Other
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Santa Barbara

Legal Aid of Sonoma County

Legal Aid of Sonoma County has provided services to Sonoma County’s indigent population for over 50 years. Founded in 1958 and incorporated in 1983 as a private non profit, Legal Aid provides free crisis legal services to low-income families and children.
Phone:
(707) 542-1290
Office Hours:
Monday: 9:15 - 11:30 & 1:15 - 4:00 Tuesday: 9:15 - 11:30 & 1:15 - 4:00 Wednesday: 9:15 - 11:30 & Afternoon is by appointment only Thursday: 9:15 - 11:30 - 1:15 - 4:00 Friday: CLOSED
Eligibility:
Low income Sonoma county resident
Address: 1105 N Dutton Ave, Suite B, Santa Rosa 95401
  • General Information
  • Phone Hotline
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Legal Representation
  • Other
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Sonoma

Legal Aid Society of Orange County/Community Legal Services

Legal Aid Society provides civil legal services to very low income resident sand seniors of Orange County and South East Los Angeles County. We provide hotline advice to tenants, eviction defense clinics, and office appointments.
Phone:
(800) 834-5001
Fax:
(714) 571-5270
Office Hours:
9AM-5PM The hotline number to get legal advice and/or an appointment at any of the LASOC offices is: (800) 834-5001.
Eligibility:
All seniors, 60+ Legal Services Corporation and State Bar guidelines for income Please note that our Compton office serves the following areas: Carson (north of San Diego Freeway) Compton Cudahy Hollydale Huntington Park Lynwood Maywood South Gate Walnut Park Willowbrook Our Norwalk office serves the following area: Artesia Bell Bell Gardens Bellflower Cerritos Downey Norwalk Paramount
Address: 2101 N Tustin Avenue, Santa Ana 92705
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Phone Hotline
  • Self Help Center
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Code Enforcement
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Los Angeles

Legal Aid Society of San Bernardino

The primary purpose for which the Legal Aid Society of San Bernardino (LASSB), a non-profit organization, was formed is to provide counseling and legal services to indigent individuals belonging to our community. The organization is here to ensure that the rights and privileges of an individual are... continue reading
Phone:
(866) 889-7328
Fax:
909-889-6338
Office Hours:
Our normal business hours are Monday thru Friday from 9:00A.M. to 5:00P.M. excluding all Federal holidays.
Eligibility:
Must be a resident of San Bernadino County
Address: 588 West 6th St, San Bernardino 92410
  • General Information
  • Phone Hotline
  • Self Help Center
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Other
  • San Bernardino

Legal Aid Society of San Diego

The dedicated attorneys and advocates of the Legal Aid Society of San Diego, Inc., provide thousands of legal service activities to their clients annually. These services are provided through the LASSD Community Response Team (CRT - telephone client hotline), direct representation by lawyers and... continue reading
Phone:
(877) 534-2524
Eligibility:
Low Income San Diego residents
Address: 110 South Euclid avenue, San Diego 92114
  • General Information
  • Phone Hotline
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Legal Representation
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Legal Services Agency
  • San Diego

Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County

Three weekly clinics are open to all low income tenants who live in San Mateo County. Call for appointment, or drop-in, priority given to unlawful detainer defendants.
Phone:
(650) 558-0915
Fax:
650-558-0673
Office Hours:
San Mateo clinic: Mondays, 1-4 pm Daly City clinic: Tuesdays, 1-4 pm Redwood City clinic: Fridays, 9 am-noon
Eligibility:
low income
Address: 521 East 5th Avenue, San Mateo 94402
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Eviction Defense
  • Legal Services Agency
  • San Mateo

Legal Aid Society of Santa Clara County

Legal Aid Society investigate , conciliates and when appropriate litigates cases of housing discrimination. Also works with tenants in some areas of tenant/landlord law, subsidized housing rights when combined with a discriminatory housing issue. Offers education and outreach in Housing... continue reading
Phone:
(408) 283-1535 x246
Fax:
(408) 298-3782
Office Hours:
Unlawful detainer clinic hours Monday-Friday 10:00 a. m. ( San Jose residents only). Walk in hours Monday-Thursday 1:30P.M. - 4:00 p.m.
Address: W. Robert Morgan Legal Services Center, San Jose 95110
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Santa Clara

Legal Assistance to the Elderly

Provides assistance with a variety of legal problems including housing (tenants only), public benefits, consumer and debt collection issues, simple wills and elder abuse
Phone:
(415) 538-3333
Fax:
(415) 538-3316
Office Hours:
9:00 - Noon and 1:00 - 5:00 Monday through Friday
Eligibility:
Must be a San Francisco resident age sixty and over or a San Francisco resident age eighteen through fify-nine and disabled.
Address: 995 Market Street, San Francisco 4103
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Legal Services Agency
  • San Francisco

Legal Services for Seniors - Salinas Office

LSS can help with: -Financial & Elder Abuse, Social -Security, SSI and private pension problems -Health care, Medicare, Medi-Cal & private health insurance problems -Housing rights and landlord/tenant disputes -Advanced Health Care Directives and long-term care problems -Simple wills -... continue reading
Phone:
(831) 442-7700
Office Hours:
Walk in's welcome, appointment in preferred. Monday - Friday except wednesday: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, Wednesdays 1:30 PM -5:00 PM
Eligibility:
Must be a Monterey County Resident and at least 60 years old. No income limit to qualify for services.
Address: 21 West Laurel Drive, Suite 83, Salinas 93906
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Legal Representation
  • Tenant organizing
  • Code Enforcement
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Tenant Association
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Monterey

Legal Services of Northern California - Auburn

Since 1956, Legal Services of Northern California has provided quality legal services that empower the poor to identify and defeat the causes and effects of poverty. We offer advice and assistance on a wide range of housing problems facing the low income community.
Phone:
(530) 823-7560
Fax:
(530) 823-7601
Website:
Eligibility:
Serve low income persons--up to 200% of Federal Poverty Guidelines or persons over the age of 59 with housing problems
Address: 190 Reamer Street, Auburn 95603
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Legal Representation
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Amador

Legal Services of Northern California - Butte

Since 1956, Legal Services of Northern California has provided quality legal services that empower the poor to identify and defeat the causes and effects of poverty. We offer advice and assistance on a wide range of housing problems facing the low income community.
Phone:
(530) 345-9493
Fax:
(530) 345-6913
Eligibility:
Low Income - Up to 200% of federal poverty guidelines or persons over age 59 with housing problems
Address: 541 Normal Avenue, Chico 95929
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Eviction Defense
  • Tenant organizing
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Butte

Legal Services of Northern California - Eureka

The Eureka office of LSNC serves Humboldt and Del Norte Counties. Check our website for offices in other parts of Central and Northern California. We provide individual landlord tenant advice, self-help packets and referrals. Direct representation in court is rare, and is generally limited to... continue reading
Phone:
(707) 445-0866
Fax:
(707) 445-0935
Office Hours:
9-3:00 M-Th
Eligibility:
Low-income and Seniors
Address: 123 Third Street, Eureka 95502
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Del Norte

Legal Services of Northern California - Redding

Legal Services of Northern California provides free legal services to eligible low-income and senior citizens in Shasta, Lassen, Trinity, Siskiyou, and Modoc counties.
Phone:
(530) 241-3565
Fax:
530-241-3982
Office Hours:
Mon., Tues., Weds., and Friday 9am to 11:45am and 1pm to 3pm. Closed Thursdays.
Eligibility:
Under 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines
Address: 1370 West Street, Redding 96001
  • General Information
  • Phone Hotline
  • Self Help Center
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Lassen

Legal Services of Northern California - Sacramento

Since 1956, Legal Services of Northern California has provided quality legal services that empower the poor to identify and defeat the causes and effects of poverty. We offer advice and assistance on a wide range of housing problems facing the low income community.
Phone:
(916) 551-2150
Fax:
(916) 551-2196
Website:
Eligibility:
Serve low income persons--up to 200% of Federal Poverty Guidelines or persons over the age of 59 with housing problems
Address: 515 – 12th Street, Sacramento 95814
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Tenant organizing
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Fair Housing Organization
  • Sacramento

Legal Services of Northern California - Ukiah

Legal Services of Northern California provides legal services and advocacy free of charge to low-income residences of Mendocino and Lake Counties.
Phone:
(707) 462-1471
Fax:
(707) 462-9483
Office Hours:
M-Th 9AM noon, 1PM-3PM Tuesdays 9AM-noon closed on Fridays
Eligibility:
Low-income, legal residents
Address: 421 N Oak street, Ukiah 95482
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Self Help Center
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Lake

Legal Services of Northern California - Woodland

Since 1956, Legal Services of Northern California has provided quality legal services that empower the poor to identify and defeat the causes and effects of poverty. We offer advice and assistance on a wide range of housing problems facing the low income community.
Phone:
(530) 662-1065
Fax:
530-662-7941
Email:
Office Hours:
Monday through Thursday 9-3
Eligibility:
Serve low income persons--up to 200% of Federal Poverty Guidelines or persons over the age of 59 with housing problems
Address: 619 North Street, Woodland 95695
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Tenant organizing
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Fair Housing Organization
  • Yolo

LiBRE: Long Beach Residents Empowered

Our primary purpose is to build community power by informing, educating and training low-income, working class, people of color, marginalized, and oppressed communities of Long Beach to organize for more progressive policies within the framework of housing justice. We inform and educate renters on... continue reading
Phone:
(562) 444-5147
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Eligibility:
Must live within Long Beach or surrounding cities
Address: 90802
  • Tenant organizing
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Los Angeles

Los Angeles Center For Law and Justice

Small non-profit legal organization in LA's Boyle Heights
Phone:
(323) 980-3500
Office Hours:
8:30am-5:30pm
Eligibility:
Resident of East LA, Bell Gardens, Cudahy, Commerce, Montebello, or South Gat Federal Poverty Guidelines
Address: 1241 S. Soto Street, Suite 102, Los Angeles 90023
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Code Enforcement
  • Other
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Los Angeles

Los Angeles Human Right to Housing Collective

The mission of the LA Human Right to Housing Collective is to build a city wide tenants movement and create a network of resident-led organizations and committees that can build power to implement the principle of the human right to housing in LA housing policies.
  • Tenant organizing
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Los Angeles

Modesto Community Action Association

We exist to bring our community the resources, support, and guidance with regards to tenants of area residential motels, mobile home parks, and other unique and legally fuzzy living communities.
Phone:
(209) 522-7276 x140
Office Hours:
Web Only at this time, with in person meetings each week.
Eligibility:
We have recently established ourselves in terms of the basics, so we anticipate a trial and error period. Local resources in the Central Valley are welcome to submit questions.
Address: Modesto
  • Code Enforcement
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Mediation
  • Other
  • Tenant organizing
  • General Information
  • Self Help Center
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Fair Housing Organization
  • Tenant Association
  • Stanislaus

Monterey County Housing Alliance

The Monterey County Housing Alliance provides education and one-on-one counseling to enable Monterey County households to become homeowners and to help them maintain ownership once they achieve that status.
Phone:
(831) 757-4657
Fax:
831 757-1349
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm
Eligibility:
Must be Monterey County residents
Address: 134 E Rossi St, Salinas 93901
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Monterey

Monterey County Superior Court Self Help Center

The Monterey County Superior Court opened its Self-Help Center in March 2008. The Self-Help Center in Monterey is a part of the Judicial Council’s Equal Access Project designed to provide assistance to self-represented litigants in civil and family law matters.
Phone:
(831) 647-5800 x3005
Office Hours:
Monday 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM Tuesday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Wednesday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Thursday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Friday 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Eligibility:
Monterey county resident
Address: 1200 Aguajito Road , Monterey 93940
  • General Information
  • Self Help Center
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Mediation
  • Code Enforcement
  • Other
  • Government Agency
  • Court
  • Other
  • Monterey

Mosbrucker & Foran

Free telephone consultations. Wrongful evictions, habitability suits.
Phone:
(415) 398-9880
Fax:
(415) 398-9372
Address: 870 Market Street, Suite 313, San Francisco 94102
  • Legal Representation
  • Private Law Office (All private attorneys are members of our Tenant Lawyer Network)
  • San Francisco

Mountain View Tenants Coalition

The MVTC formed out of necessity as Mountain View rents reached astronomical heights in 2015 and it made sense to seek relief in the form of a rent stabilization law. When the City Council failed to pass any meaningful rent stabilization ordinance in early 2016, despite hearing from hundreds of... continue reading
Eligibility:
resident in Mountain View
Address: Mountain View Tenants Coalition, P.O. Box 93, Mountain View 94042
  • Tenant organizing
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Tenant Association
  • Santa Clara

Neighborhood House Association

The Neighborhood House Association (NHA) is San Diego County's largest multi-purpose human services agency. NHA helps thousands of individuals and families improve their quality of life by providing vital social services including employment, healthcare, child, family and senior services.
Phone:
(619) 263-7761
Fax:
619-263-6398
Office Hours:
8:00AM to 5:00PM Mon - Fri
Eligibility:
Available to all San Diego County residents
Address: 5660 Copley Dr., San Diego 92111
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Other
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • San Diego

Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles - El Monte

Phone:
(800) 433-6251
Address: 9354 Telstar Avenue, El Monte 91731
  • Los Angeles

Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles - Glendale

Phone:
(800) 433-6251
Address: 1104 E. Chevy Chase Drive, Glendale 91205
  • Los Angeles

Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles - Pacoima

Phone:
(800) 433-6251
Address: 13327 Van Nuys Boulevard, Pacoima 91331
  • Los Angeles

Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County

Changing lives and transforming communities since 1965, NLSLA is a private, non-profit law firm advocating for low-income residents by providing effective legal representation and a variety of legal services and community education. With a proven track record of leadership and success, NLSLA finds... continue reading
Phone:
(800) 433-6251
Fax:
626-307-3650
Office Hours:
9am to 5pm
Eligibility:
Legal Services Corporation income and eligbility guidelines must be met to qualify for services.
Address: 9354 Telstar Ave., El Monte 91731
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Self Help Center
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Los Angeles

Novato Human Needs Center

Our mission is to assist low income clients to move towards self sufficiency. We have a rental assistance program, for Novato residents who have lived here for at least 6 months only. All potential clients for this program must meet our eligibility. We also provide resources and referrals as needed.
Phone:
(415) 897-4147
Fax:
415-897-7171
Website:
Office Hours:
9-5. No services on Thursday.
Eligibility:
Must be resident of Novato for 6 months. Must show certain paperwork as mandated by case manager. Must call on the 15th and get on the rental list
Address: 1907 Novato Blvd, Novato 94947
  • Rental Assistance
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Marin

Oakland City Attorney’s Office – Neighborhood Law Corps

Neighborhood Law Corps Oakland's community law unit puts attorneys in the streets to tackle drug houses, prostitution, slumlords, blight and other problems affecting the quality of life in our community. The program inspired by the Peace Corps was recognized with the Gold Award for Municipal... continue reading
Phone:
(510) 238-6517
Address: City Hall, 6th Floor, 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza, Oakland 94612
  • Legal Representation
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Alameda

Oakland Housing Authority

ong recognized as one of the leading housing authorities in the nation, the Oakland Housing Authority continues to introduce innovative solutions that address the increasing need for housing assistance. We own, operate or administer subsidized rent payments for nearly 15,000 households,... continue reading
Phone:
(510) 874-1500
Fax:
(510) 587-2168
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 to 4:30 PM
Address: 1619 Harrison Street , 94612
  • Rental Assistance
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Alameda

Oakland Tenants Union

Oakland Tenants Union (OTU) monitors the Oakland Rent Board and the Oakland Rent Law; advises tenants on applicability of Oakland law and regs, or makes referrals to appropriate agencies or resources; represents some tenants at Rent Hearings and appeals; works to bring about improvements in Oakland... continue reading
Phone:
(510) 704-5276
Office Hours:
Message phone
Eligibility:
None
Address: P.O. Box 10573, Oakland 94610
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Tenant organizing
  • Tenant Association
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Alameda

Orange County Superior Court Self Help center

The Superior Court of Orange County Self-Help Centers and website provide services and procedural information for self-represented litigants in order to increase understanding, participation, and access to the justice system and to enhance efficiencies and effectiveness of the court.
Phone:
(657) 622-5500
Eligibility:
Orange county resident.
Address: 341 The City Drive South, Orange 92868
  • General Information
  • Phone Hotline
  • Self Help Center
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Government Agency
  • Tenant Association
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Orange

P.U.E.B.L.O

PUEBLO (People United for Economic Justice Building Leadership through Organizing) is a multi-issue community-based social, economic and environmental justice organization building the power and leadership of low-income Santa Barbara County residents. PUEBLO develops leadership and mobilizes... continue reading
Phone:
(805) 882-2484
Fax:
805-963-4799
Office Hours:
9am to 6pm
Eligibility:
We organize the working class
Address: 114 E Haley St Suite E, Santa Barbara 93101
  • Tenant organizing
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Santa Barbara

Palo Alto Mediation Program

For more than 25 years, the Palo Alto Mediation Program has been promoting peace in Palo Alto by using trained volunteers to help people resolve everyday disagreements.
Phone:
(650) 856-4062
Office Hours:
Mon-Fri, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Eligibility:
Mediation services are offered to those who live, work, or own property in Palo Alto. These services are free, voluntary, and confidential.
Address: 450 Bryant Street, Palo Alto 94301
  • Mediation
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Santa Clara

Parkmerced Residents Organization

Parkmerced Residents Organization is the SF Board of Supervisors recognized tenant organization for the neighborhood. We have fought for tenants rights and community issues and are a volunteer based organization.
Phone:
(415) 267-3961
Address: P.O. Box 27609, San Francisco 94132
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Self Help Center
  • Rental Assistance
  • Other
  • Tenant Association
  • San Francisco

Pasadena Eviction Clinic

This is a weekly clinic that provides FREE one-on-one consultations with our eviction defense attorney and attorney volunteers. Anyone with a UD or pre-UD questions can come to the clinic for information. The Clinic is held every Thursday from 3pm-7pm at the Pasadena Central Library in the meeting... continue reading
Phone:
(213) 385-2977 x402
Office Hours:
Thursdays 3-7pm
Eligibility:
Assistance is limited to eviction cases filed in Pasadena or Van Nuys Courthouses
Address: 285 E. Walnut St, Pasadena 91101
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Los Angeles

Pasadena Tenants Union

We are a grassroots movement founded in November 2016 by tenants and homeowners. We are a membership body of volunteers and have no paid staff. We believe housing is a human right and renters have an inalienable right to safe, decent, stable, and affordable housing. We advocate for renter rights... continue reading
Phone:
(626) 491-1044
Address: PO Box 2264, Pasadena 91102
  • Tenant organizing
  • Tenant Association
  • Los Angeles

Peninsula Interfaith Action

Peninsula Interfaith Action (PIA) creates justice by forging a common sense of purpose among diverse communities, addressing local problems, putting faith into action, building hope and finding solutions.
Phone:
(650) 592-9181
Address: 1336 Arroyo, San Carlos
  • Other
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • San Mateo

People Organized for Westside Renewal (POWER)

People Organized for Westside Renewal (POWER) has been organizing low-income tenants to fight for affordable housing in Westside Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley since 1999. By training grassroots leaders to work together, we have stopped hundreds of unfair evictions, prevented the loss of... continue reading
Phone:
(310) 392-9700
Fax:
310-392-9765
Office Hours:
Call to make appointment
Eligibility:
POWER works with any tenants who are willing to stand together, help build a bigger base of organized tenants, and who are willing to fight for the Human Right to Housing for people of all incomes, races, religions, ethnicities, genders and backgrounds.
Address: 235 Hill Street, Santa Monica 90405
  • Tenant organizing
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Los Angeles

Petaluma People Services

Petaluma People Services Center is dedicated to improving the social and economic health of our community by providing programs that strengthen the dignity and self-sufficiency of the individual.
Phone:
(707) 765-8488
Fax:
707-765-8482
Office Hours:
8:00 - 5:00 or call for appointment
Eligibility:
Visit www.petalumapeople.org for eligibility of programs.
Address: 1500 Petaluma Blvd. South/ Suite A, Petaluma 94952
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Self Help Center
  • Mediation
  • Rental Assistance
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Fair Housing Organization
  • Sonoma

POWER (People Organized to Win Employment Rights)

POWER is a multi-racial membership organization of low-income tenants and workers, working class women and people of color who come together to take control over the conditions in our workplaces and in our communities. Since the organization was founded in 1997, POWER has waged and won campaigns... continue reading
Phone:
(415) 864-8372
Fax:
(415) 864-8372
Eligibility:
POWER's main constituency in the Bayview Organizing Project is public housing residents and low-income home owners in the Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood. In the Women Workers Project, our primary constituency is Latina immigrant women workers.
Address: 32 - 7th Street, San Francisco 94103
  • Tenant organizing
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • San Francisco

Pro-Bono Project Silicon Valley

The Pro Bono Project provides quality, caring representation to clients with limited means. Our volunteer attorneys make the courts and the protection of the laws accessible to the most vulnerable members of our community.
Phone:
(408) 998-5298
Eligibility:
Low income Santa Clara County Residents
Address: 480 N 1st Stretet, San Jose 95112
  • General Information
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Legal Representation
  • Mediation
  • Code Enforcement
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Santa Clara

Project Return Peer Support Network

Project Return Peer Support Network (PRPSN) promotes wellness, personal growth and self-determination for people who have experienced mental illness by providing social opportunities, education, and community involvement. We believe in diversity, acceptance, advocacy and empowerment while... continue reading
Phone:
(888) 448-9777
Website:
Office Hours:
Available weekdays from 5pm to 10pm.
Eligibility:
Helps individuals dealing with mental health issues navigate social support services and obtain support from peers.
Address: 6055 E. Washington Blvd., #900, Commerce 90040
  • Phone Hotline
  • Rental Assistance
  • Other
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Los Angeles

Project Sentinel : Santa Clara Office

Project Sentinel is a non-profit organization. Our primary function is to assist individuals with housing problems such as discrimination, mortgage foreclosure & delinquency, rental issues including repairs, deposits, privacy, dispute resolution, home buyer education, post purchase education... continue reading
Phone:
(408) 720-9888 x888
Fax:
(408) 216-9968
Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 9AM – 12PM and 1PM – 4PM
Address: 1490 El Camino Real , Santa Clara 95050
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Mediation
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Phone Hotline
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Fair Housing Organization
  • Santa Clara

Project Sentinel: Fremont Office

Project Sentinel is a non-profit organization. Our primary function is to assist individuals with housing problems such as discrimination, mortgage foreclosure & delinquency, rental issues including repairs, deposits, privacy, dispute resolution, home buyer education, post purchase education... continue reading
Phone:
(510) 574-2270
Fax:
Fax (510) 574-2275
Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 9AM – 12PM and 1PM – 4PM
Address: 39155 Liberty Street, Ste. D440, Fremont 94538
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Mediation
  • Rental Assistance
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Fair Housing Organization
  • Alameda

Project Sentinel: Gilroy Office

Project Sentinel is a non-profit organization. Our primary function is to assist individuals with housing problems such as discrimination, mortgage foreclosure & delinquency, rental issues including repairs, deposits, privacy, dispute resolution, home buyer education, post purchase education... continue reading
Phone:
(408) 842-7740
Fax:
(408) 842-8054
Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 9AM – 12PM and 1PM – 4PM
Address: 8339 Church Street, Suite 104, Gilroy 95020
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Mediation
  • Other
  • Rental Assistance
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Phone Hotline
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Fair Housing Organization
  • Santa Clara

Project Sentinel: Milpitas Office

Project Sentinel is a non-profit organization. Our primary function is to assist individuals with housing problems such as discrimination, mortgage foreclosure & delinquency, rental issues including repairs, deposits, privacy, dispute resolution, home buyer education, post purchase education... continue reading
Phone:
(408) 470-3730
Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 9AM – 12PM and 1PM – 4PM
Address: 554 Valley Way, Bldg. 4, Suite 554, Milpitas 95035
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Mediation
  • Other
  • Rental Assistance
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Phone Hotline
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Court
  • Educational Institution
  • Fair Housing Organization
  • Santa Clara

Project Sentinel: Modesto Office

Project Sentinel is a non-profit organization. Our primary function is to assist individuals with housing problems such as discrimination, mortgage foreclosure & delinquency, rental issues including repairs, deposits, privacy, dispute resolution, home buyer education, post purchase education... continue reading
Phone:
(209) 236-1577
Fax:
(209) 236-1578
Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 9AM – 12PM and 1PM – 4PM
Address: 1231 8th street, Suite 425 , Modesto 95354
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Mediation
  • Other
  • Rental Assistance
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Phone Hotline
  • Fair Housing Organization
  • Stanislaus

Project Sentinel: Redwood City Office

Project Sentinel is a non-profit organization. Our primary function is to assist individuals with housing problems such as discrimination, mortgage foreclosure & delinquency, rental issues including repairs, deposits, privacy, dispute resolution, home buyer education, post purchase education... continue reading
Phone:
(650) 321-6291
Fax:
(650) 321-4173
Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 9AM – 12PM and 1PM – 4PM
Address: 1615 Hudson St, Suite A, Redwood City 94061
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Mediation
  • Rental Assistance
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Phone Hotline
  • Fair Housing Organization
  • San Mateo

Project Sentinel: Sacramento Office

Project Sentinel is a non-profit organization. Our primary function is to assist individuals with housing problems such as discrimination, mortgage foreclosure & delinquency, rental issues including repairs, deposits, privacy, dispute resolution, home buyer education, post purchase education... continue reading
Phone:
(916) 341-0593 x260
Fax:
(916)341-0598
Address: PO Box 188445 , Sacramento 95818
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Mediation
  • Other
  • Rental Assistance
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Phone Hotline
  • Fair Housing Organization
  • Sacramento

Public Counsel

Public Counsel is the nation's largest public interest law firm specializing in delivering pro bono legal services to low-income communities. Founded in 1970, Public Counsel strives to achieve three main goals: protecting the legal rights of disadvantaged children; representing immigrants who have... continue reading
Phone:
(213) 385-2977
Fax:
213-385-9089
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Clients seen by appointment only - Sorry, no walk-ins
Eligibility:
Low-income communities.
Address: 610 South Ardmore Avenue, Los Angeles 90005
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Los Angeles

Public Law Center

The Public Law Center (PLC), Orange County's pro bono law firm, is committed to providing access to justice for low income residents. Through volunteers and staff, PLC provides free civil legal services, including counseling, individual representation, community education, and strategic litigation... continue reading
Phone:
(714) 541-1010
Fax:
714--541-5157
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Eligibility:
Orange County low-income resident and meet income requirements
Address: 601 Civic Center Dr. West, Santa Ana 92701
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Legal Representation
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Orange

Residential Disaster Clean-Up & Restoration

When unexpected tragedy and environmental emergencies occurs, we provide clean up services for Trauma Scenes, Crime Scenes, Unattended Deaths, Vandalism, and Hoarding Situations. If a suicide or a violent crime happens, this scenario might need general decontamination.
Phone:
(323) 799-5541
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 7:00am to 5:00pm 323-799-5541 Emergency Responders/ 24-hr 213-359-2897
Eligibility:
Renters Insurance or Homeowners Insurance persons can recieve our services. Except for Hoarding Clean-Up & Situations direct pay.
Address: p.o. box 44665, Los Angeles 90044
  • General Information
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Los Angeles

San Diego Tenants United

San Diego Tenants United is an organization that fights for affordable & safe housing. We amplify the voices of tenants and aim to implement rent control. Learn more at https://www.facebook.com/SDTenantsUnited/ or follow on twitter @SDTenantsUnited 
Address: San Diego
  • Tenant organizing
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Tenant Association
  • San Diego

San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program - UD Clinic

The North County Unlawful Detainer Clinic provides legal information to litigants in unlawful detainer cases. Clinics operate weekly and are provided on a walk-in basis.
Phone:
(619) 235-5656
Office Hours:
Walk-in Clinic: Mon. & Thurs. 9:00am - 3:00pm Closed from 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Eligibility:
If you receive financial assistance under one or more of the following programs, you meet the income eligibility criteria for SDVLP's free legal services: CAL-WORKS (TANF) Program Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or State Supplemental Payments Program (SSP) Food Stamps Program County Relief, General Relief (G.R.) or General Assistance (G.A.) Program Older Americans Act (age 60 or older) Developmentally Disabled Assistance Act OR: If your household income is at or below established income guidelines as determined by Title 25 of the California Administrative Code for Housing and Community Development you are eligible.
Address: Vista Courthouse, Traffic Annex, Dept. 35, Vista 92081
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Legal Services Agency
  • San Diego

San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program Inc.

Since 1983, San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program (SDVLP) has changed the lives of thousands of poor women, children and men throughout San Diego County. A private, non-profit organization, SDVLP is the county's oldest and largest pro bono legal services program. SDVLP serves the most vulnerable... continue reading
Phone:
(619) 235-5656
Fax:
619-235-5668
Website:
Office Hours:
Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Eligibility:
San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program, Inc. provides free civil legal services to disadvantaged families, seniors, persons with disabilities, persons infected with HIV or AIDS, and domestic violence survivors in San Diego County. If you live in San Diego County and are a low-income individual, you may be eligible for legal assistance. If you receive financial assistance under one or more of the following programs, you meet the income eligibility criteria for SDVLP's free legal services: CAL-WORKS (TANF) Program Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or State Supplemental Payments Program (SSP) Food Stamps Program County Relief, General Relief (G.R.) or General Assistance (G.A.) Program Older Americans Act (age 60 or older) Developmentally Disabled Assistance Act OR: If your household income is at or below established income guidelines as determined by Title 25 of the California Administrative Code for Housing and Community Development you are eligible.
Address: 707 Broadway, Suite 1400, San Diego 92101
  • General Information
  • Phone Hotline
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Legal Representation
  • Mediation
  • Other
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Legal Services Agency
  • San Diego

San Francisco Housing Authority

According to its website, the San Francisco Housing Authority's mission is to provide for nearly 12,000 public housing residents and 21,000 Section 8 participants. A primary goal of the Authority is to continue to provide housing for these low-income households, while integrating housing and... continue reading
Phone:
(415) 345-0123
Website:
Eligibility:
Resident of San Francisco County.
Address: 440 Turk Street, San Francisco 94102
  • General Information
  • Rental Assistance
  • Other
  • Government Agency
  • San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO HOUSING DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

Phone:
(415) 822-1022
Fax:
4158221077
Office Hours:
M-F 9:00am-5:00pm
Eligibility:
Anyone interested in BMR (Below market rate) Housing and rental education.
Address: 4439 Third street, San Francisco 94124
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • San Francisco

San Francisco Rent Board

According to its website, the Rent Board "safeguards tenants from excessive rent increases and, at the same time, assures landlords fair and adequate rents consistent with Federal Anti-Inflation Guidelines." The Rent Board has the authority to: promulgate Rules and Regulations to effectuate the... continue reading
Phone:
(415) 252-4602
Office Hours:
8AM-5PM
Address: 25 Van Ness Avenue #320, San Francisco 94102
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Phone Hotline
  • Mediation
  • Government Agency
  • San Francisco

San Francisco Tenants Union

Tenants rights advocacy
Phone:
(415) 282-6622
Email:
Eligibility:
None
Address: 558 Capp St, San Francisco
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Tenant organizing
  • Other
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Tenant Association
  • San Francisco

San Joaquin Fair Housing

Our office works with the rental and/or sale of housing within San Joaquin County. We are here to assist in creating a healthy coexsistence between responsible tenants and landlords. We want all housing in San Joaquin County to meet the Uniform Housing Codes. Our office works to eliminate housing... continue reading
Phone:
(209) 451-3471
Fax:
209 451-3476
Office Hours:
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Closed for lunch between: 12:00-1:00 PM Our office accepts walk-in clients between 1-5pm Monday thru Friday. We are closed on weekends and holidays. If you need to schedule an appointment to meet with one of our staff members please contact our office.
Address: 247 E Miner Avenue, Stockton 95203
  • Mediation
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Fair Housing Organization
  • San Joaquin

Santa Cruz Tenant's Association

the Santa cruz Tenant's Association seeks to educate, counsel, organize and empower Santa Cruz County tenants. All tenants are welcome to join as memebers. Offers phone counseling and  "know your rights meetings" for groups by request. Spanish language assitance available.
Phone:
(831) 222-0359
Address: Santa Cruz
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Tenant Association
  • Santa Cruz

Santa Monicans for Renters Rights

SMRR won rent control in 1979. It has fought since then to protect renters and all residents of Santa Monica. It is a membership organization, with democratic decision making. It's been active in local elections and won progressive majorities on the SM City Council for all but 4 of those years. It'... continue reading
Phone:
(310) 394-0848
Office Hours:
No office per se. Voice-mail hotline.
Eligibility:
Tenant in the City of Santa Monica
Address: Santa Monica 90404
  • Phone Hotline
  • Tenant Association
  • Los Angeles

Season of Sharing - Rental Assistance

Assistance from the Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund is available to senior citizens (60+), disabled individuals and low-to-moderate income families with dependent children who have a one-time critical need and who reside in the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San... continue reading
Phone:
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Office Hours:
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm To apply, contact a local agency.
Eligibility:
~ Senior ~ Disabled Individual ~ Low-to-Moderate income families with dependent children
  • Rental Assistance
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Alameda

Section 8 Clinic at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

Are you being terminated from section 8? If you have a section 8 voucher and a scheduled hearing date with a local housing authority OR if you live in project-based section 8 housing, and have a termination hearing with your building manager and/or landlord, then sign up for section 8 hearing prep... continue reading
Phone:
(800) 399-4529
Office Hours:
Two Fridays per month 9am-12pm
Eligibility:
Sect 8 Tenants Only , space is limited so call in advance to reserve a spot
Address: 5228 Whittier Blvd. , Los Angeles 90022
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Services for Tenants
  • General Information
  • Self Help Center
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Los Angeles

SEEDS Community Resolution Center

SEEDS, formerly East Bay Community Mediation, represents the recent union of three community mediation programs in Alameda County: Berkeley Dispute Resolution Service, Conciliation Forums of Oakland, and Mediation Services covering Hayward/Castro Valley/Fremont.
Phone:
(510) 548-2377
Fax:
510-548-4051
Address: 1968 San Pablo Ave. , Berkeley 94702
  • Mediation
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Alameda

Senior Legal Services

The Senior Legal Services provides free legal services to seniors aged 60 and older in San Luis Obispo County through the Senior Legal Services Project. The Project offers individuals confidential advice and counsel by appointment. The Project provides attorneys at senior centers throughout the... continue reading
Phone:
(805) 543-5140
Office Hours:
Call for information.
Eligibility:
Seniors aged 60 and older living in San Luis Obispo County.
Address: San Luis Obispo
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Legal Services Agency
  • San Luis Obispo

SF Bar Association's Legal Advice and Referral Clinic- Bay View/ Hunter's Point

Do you have a problem that may require an attorney? Visit the free Legal Advice and Referral Clinic (LARC). You will have a meeting with a volunteer lawyer who will give you legal advice. You may also receive referrals to agencies that might be able to help you. There will be lawyers who specialize... continue reading
Phone:
(415) 989-1616
Office Hours:
Last Saturday of every month 11:00pm - 12:30pm
Eligibility:
accepts tenants from any city or county
Address: 1601 McKinnon Avenue: Providence Baptist Church of San Francisco , San Francisco 94103
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Services for Tenants
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • General Information
  • Eviction Defense
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Marin
  • San Francisco
  • San Mateo

Sonoma County Adult and Youth Development (SCAYD)

We are a non-profit organization serving low-income families in Rohnert Park and Cotati. We offer several programs, including Homeless Prevention (rental and deposit assistance), Youth Education and Employment, Counseling, Latino Outreach and Diversion Counseling.
Phone:
(707) 588-2285
Fax:
707-793-9234
Email:
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm
Eligibility:
Applicants need to be low-income families or individuals living in or moving to Rohnert Park or Cotati, and have already lived in Sonoma County for at least six months. Applicants are not eligible if: 1) they have received assistance for rent or deposit within the last two years; 2) have received deposit assistance that was not returned to the funding agency when the tenant moved out; 3) have Section 8 Housing Assistance (can apply for deposit only); or 4) can not prove that they will be able to pay their future rent. Applicants need to attend a Homeless Prevention workshop, which is offered twice each week (please call the information line listed for eligibility requirements and workshop times and locations.)
Address: P.O. Box 7078 (mailing address), Cotati 94931
  • Rental Assistance
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Sonoma

South Pasadena Tenants Union

SPTU is a grassroots organization dedicated to defending tenants rights and interests. We are a community of activists that believe in fair and affordable housing. We are in support of Rent Control and Just Cause Eviction for South Pasadena. We aim to spread awareness, support, and education for... continue reading
Phone:
(626) 667-4778
Eligibility:
tenants and their supporters in Pasadena
Address: PO BOX 208, Pasadena 91102
  • Tenant organizing
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Tenant Association
  • Los Angeles

St. Joseph's Family Center

To improve the quality of life through comprehensive services that help establish food security, shelter, gainful employment and other opportunities toward achieving self-sufficiency. In existence since 1981.
Phone:
(408) 842-6662 x25
Fax:
408-842-5842
Office Hours:
Monday through Friday, 9:00am - 12:00; 1:00-4:00pm
Eligibility:
Low income; resident of Gilroy or San Martin, CA; other minor criteria depending on what service is being sought.
Address: 7950 Church Street, Suite A, Gilroy 95020
  • Rental Assistance
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Santa Clara

St. Vincent de Paul Society of Marin County

Our primary service is home visits providing food, rent and utility assistance to people living in Marin County. For people that have no home, we have an assistance desk open in the afternoon, M - F, providing rent deposit help and other emergency needs. We also have a Free Dining Room at 820 B... continue reading
Phone:
(415) 454-3303
Fax:
415-454-3406
Office Hours:
For information or referal for home visit: 9:00 - 3:00 M - F For rent deposit or other homeless assistance: 12:00 - 2:00 Monday - Thursday 1:00 - 3:00 Friday
Eligibility:
Live in Marin County
Address: PO Box 150527, San Rafael 94915
  • Rental Assistance
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Marin

Stanford Community Law Clinic

Based in East Palo Alto, a low-income community four miles from the law school campus, the Community Law Clinic is the closest thing to a traditional legal services office among Stanford’s clinical offerings. The signature feature of the CLC is its off-campus location, which gives students the... continue reading
Phone:
(650) 475-0560
Eligibility:
Call to inquire about eligibility.
Address: 2117 University Ave., Suite A, East Palo Alto 94303
  • General Information
  • Phone Hotline
  • Self Help Center
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Other
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Tenant Association
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Fair Housing Organization
  • Santa Clara

Stanford Community Law Clinic

Phone:
(650) 475-0560
Fax:
(650) 326-4162
Eligibility:
tenant must be low-income
Address: 2117 University Ave, Suite A, East Palo Alto 94303
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Educational Institution
  • San Mateo

Strategic Actions for a Just Economy

Our mission is to change public and corporate policy in a manner that provides concrete economic benefit to working-class people, increases the economic rights of working class people, and builds leadership through a movement for economic justice. In the process, SAJE also creates models of... continue reading
Phone:
(213) 745-9961
Fax:
213-745-9969
Email:
Address: 152 W. 32nd Street, Los Angeles 90007
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Tenant organizing
  • Code Enforcement
  • Environmental Testing Lead/Asbestos
  • Fair Housing Complaints/Investigation
  • Other
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Tenant Association
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Other
  • Los Angeles

Sunnyvale Community Services

We are an emergency services provider to residents of Sunnyvale. We provide financial help to prevent evictions and utility disconnections; to pay medical and other critical bills; to prevent homeless families regain permanent housing. We also have an emergency food program in cooperation with... continue reading
Phone:
(408) 738-4321
Fax:
408-738-1125
Office Hours:
Monday-Friday from 9:00-11:30a.m. and 1:00-4:30p.m.
Eligibility:
Clients must be Sunnyvale residents and income eligible to be considered for services
Address: 725 Kifer Road, Sunnyvale 94086
  • Rental Assistance
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Santa Clara

Tenants Buying Real Estate

Real estate broker & tenant attorney, Richard Hurlburt, represents tenants buying their units and non-profit organizations buying apartment buildings where tenants are under threat of Ellis Act eviction. Will litigate tenant "right to purchase" cases, such as rent-to-own agreements, rights of... continue reading
Phone:
(415) 391-6496
Office Hours:
Please call or email to make an appointment.
Address: 870 Market St Ste 315, San Francisco 94102
  • Mediation
  • Rental Assistance
  • Tenant organizing
  • Services for Tenants
  • Legal Representation
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Private Law Office (All private attorneys are members of our Tenant Lawyer Network)
  • San Francisco

Tenants Legal Center

Tenants rights law office providing information and low cost legal services to residential and commercial tenants. We have been assisting our tenant community since 1993.
Phone:
(858) 571-7100
Fax:
(858) 277-5401
Office Hours:
9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. M-F
Eligibility:
No restrictions
Address: 5252 Balboa Ave., San Diego 92117
  • General Information
  • Eviction Defense Assistance
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • San Diego

Tenants Together

Tenants Together is a nonprofit organization dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of California tenants. As California’s only statewide tenant organization, Tenants Together works to improve the lives of California’s tenants through education, organizing and advocacy. Tenants Together... continue reading
Phone:
(415) 495-8100
Fax:
(415) 495-8105
Eligibility:
California tenants.
Address: San Francisco
  • General Information
  • Tenant organizing
  • Other
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • San Francisco

The Law Offices of Andrew Wolff, P.C.

Andrew Wolff is an attorney working on behalf of injured people and tenants suing their landlord due to the poor conditions of their rental units.For three years, Mr. Wolff served as a City Commissioner on the Oakland Rent Stabilization Board as a tenant representative. He is currently a member of... continue reading
Phone:
(510) 834-3300
Fax:
510-834-3377
Eligibility:
The Law Offices of Andrew Wolff, P.C. is a contingency law firm. That means that you don’t pay any costs upfront. If we recover money for you in a trial or settlement, costs that we paid to prosecute your case would be deducted from any money you receive.
Address: 1956 Webster St. Suite 275 , Oakland 94612
  • Legal Representation
  • Private Law Office (All private attorneys are members of our Tenant Lawyer Network)
  • Alameda

The Salvation Army- Fresno Citadel Corps Community Center

The Fresno Citadel Corps Community Center will assist in paying PG&E utility bills up to $200. See Eligibility section for details.
Phone:
(559) 233-0138
Office Hours:
Monday through Friday: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Eligibility:
This is for renters of Clovis and Fresno cities that do not receive any kind of subsidy for rent. The Fresno Citadel Corps will help when PG&E has delivered a 14-day or 48-hour shutoff notice. Must bring documentation of a financial hardship (e.g. auto repair bill); photo identification of the adults of the household; birth certificates for children; PG&E bill; and income statements of the members of the household, i.e., paycheck stubs and W-2s. Basically, bring all paper documentation proving your hardship. Must show up at the address listed above at 8:45 a.m. or 12:45 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Address: 1854 Fulton Street, Fresno 93721
  • Rental Assistance
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Religious Organization
  • Fresno

Tobener Ravenscroft LLP

Tenant lawyers serving San Jose, Oakland, San Francisco, Fremont, San Rafael, Berkeley and surrounding Bay Area cities. We stop landlord harassment, refusal to repair, and wrongful evictions. In rent-controlled jurisdictions, we fight illegal rent increases, landlord move-in evictions (OMIs and... continue reading
Phone:
(415) 504-2165
Address: 21 Masonic Avenue Suite A, San Francisco 94118
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Private Law Office (All private attorneys are members of our Tenant Lawyer Network)
  • Alameda
  • Marin
  • San Francisco
  • San Mateo

Torrance Self Help Legal Access Center

They are walk-in clinics that offer individuals who are representing themselves legal information, assistance in preparing legal forms, guidance on a variety of civil matters, including evictions, divorces and paternity actions, and civil harassment. Referrals to private attorneys or legal services... continue reading
Phone:
(800) 399-4529
Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-12 noon, 1:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Friday: 9:00 a.m.-12 noon only
Eligibility:
The Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA) is the frontline law firm for poor and low-income people.
Address: 825 Maple Avenue Room 160, Torrance 90503
  • General Information
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Self Help Center
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Legal Representation
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Legal Services Agency
  • Los Angeles

Urban Habitat (Oakland)

Urban Habitat believes that every Bay Area resident has the right to safe, decent, and affordable housing. Current housing policies foster chronic housing insecurity in many communities, and contribute to gentrification, displacement, and the suburbanization of poverty.
Phone:
(510) 839-9510
Address: 2000 Franklin Street, Oakland 94612
  • Tenant organizing
  • Community/Neighborhood Organization
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Alameda

USD Legal Clinics

USD Legal Clinics are funded by University of San Diego and, in part, by grants from the State Bar of California and the U.S. Department of Treasury. Landlord Tenant: Represents clients in matters such as Superior Court unlawful detainer trials and in administrative hearings involving federally... continue reading
Phone:
(619) 260-7470
Office Hours:
The Legal Clinics at University of San Diego School of Law provide training to upper-level law students while providing needed legal services to the community. All Legal Clinic students are supervised by a practicing attorney. We will make appointments for qualifying individuals to meet for an intake with a law student, on a space available basis. We do NOT accommodate walk-in clients. You can reach us by calling (619) 260-7470.
Eligibility:
Services are available to lower income individuals. If you are interested in obtaining free assistance from USD Legal Clinics, or have any questions, please contact us at (619) 260-7470.
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Legal Representation
  • Eviction Defense
  • Legal Services Agency
  • San Diego

Ventura Self-Help Legal Access

Provides information to help people representing themselves navigate the court process. The Centers do not provide legal advice or representation, but they can provide legal information as well as information about affordable legal services.
Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. It closes during the lunch hour from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Address: 4th Floor of the Hall of Justice, in Room 40, Ventura
  • Self Help Center
  • Court
  • Ventura

Virtual Self-Help Law Center

This is a virtual online self-help center for understanding the legal process. Our goal is to provide information that will make it easier for you to handle your court case, whether you have a lawyer or not. This site can help you learn about court procedures, find forms, and links to other... continue reading
  • Self Help Center
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Contra Costa

Voluntary Legal Services of Northern California

  VLSP is a volunteer-based “pro bono” legal aid program that provides free assistance with civil legal matters to low income clients living in the Sacramento region. VLSP can provide information for the following issues:  Eviction Defense (see VLSP Eviction defense listing) Civil Self-Help Center... continue reading
Phone:
(916) 551-2102
Address: 517 12th Street, Sacramento 9581
  • Tenant Counseling
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • General Information
  • Legal Representation
  • Self Help Center
  • Legal Services Agency
  • El Dorado
  • Placer
  • Sacramento
  • Yolo

Voluntary Legal Services of Northern California - Eviction Defense

The Voluntary Legal Services Program of Northern California provides limited services to clients who need help with the defense of unlawful detainer actions filed by their landlords. We help our low-income clients stay in their homes when they are being evicted unfairly. We also handle cases where... continue reading
Phone:
(916) 551-2150
Address: 517 12th Street , Sacramento 95814
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Eviction Defense
  • Legal Services Agency
  • El Dorado
  • Placer
  • Sacramento
  • Yolo

Wartelle, Weaver & Schreiber

Our firm started in 1981 and focuses on tenant rights litigation, including wrongful evictions, affirmative habitability, including class actions. We also do some general real estate litigation.
Phone:
(415) 693-0504
Fax:
(415) 693-9102
Office Hours:
Monday to Friday 9:00 to 5:00
Eligibility:
Mostly contingency. Some hourly.
Address: 369 Pine Street, Suite 506, San Francisco 94131
  • Legal Representation
  • Private Law Office (All private attorneys are members of our Tenant Lawyer Network)
  • San Francisco

West Marin Community Services

Non-profit that provides emergency funds and supportive care to people in crisis or who have special needs and are unable to find assistance through any other means. We have an emergency food pantry, rental assistance programs and utility assistance. We organize a variety of community events and... continue reading
Phone:
(415) 663-8361
Fax:
415-663-8362
Office Hours:
9-5 Monday through Friday and closed for lunch
Eligibility:
low-income and very-low income and no other resources available
Address: P.O. Box 1093, Point Reyes Station 94956
  • Rental Assistance
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Marin

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