Get Housing Help in California

Find local resources for your housing issues in your state. You can find legal aid groups to call for help. You can see what rental assistance programs may help you. Or you can use tools to write letters or file court documents to protect yourself.

Last updated on Sep 25th, 2022

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Find Local Legal Help

Find Local Legal Help in California

Tenant Rights Hotline from Tenants Together

(888) 495-8020

Serves all local counties and cities

Serves all local counties and cities

Bay Area Legal Aid

(800) 551-5554

Serves local areas: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara (except Gilroy & Morgan Hill areas)

Serves all local counties and cities

Serves all local counties and cities

Serves all local counties and cities

Serves local areas: Alameda County

Serves local areas: Alameda County

Serves local areas: Alameda County

Serves local areas: Alpine, Inyo, Mono; Native Americans living in all counties in California, including those who live on its 102 Native American Reservations

Serves local areas: Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Del Norte, El Dorado, Glenn, Humboldt, Lake, Lassen, Mendocino, Modoc, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Tehama, Trinity, Yolo

Serves local areas: Berkeley

Serves local areas: Berkeley

Serves local areas: City of Los Angeles

Serves local areas: Colusa, Imperial, Kern (northwest portion), Madera, Monterey, San Benito, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara (Gilroy and Morgan Hill Area), Santa Cruz, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Ventura, Yuba

Serves local areas: East Palo Alto

Serves local areas: Fresno, Kings, Mariposa, Merced, Tulare, Tuolumne

Serves local areas: Kern (except northwest portion)

Serves local areas: Los Angeles

Serves local areas: Los Angeles

Serves local areas: Los Angeles

Serves local areas: Los Angeles

Serves local areas: Los Angeles

Unión de Vecinos

(323) 908-3454

Serves local areas: Los Angeles

Serves local areas: Los Angeles

Serves local areas: Los Angeles

Serves local areas: Los Angeles (Greater Long Beach & Los Angeles Harbor area, Greater City of Los Angeles area)

Serves local areas: Los Angeles (San Fernando, Santa Clarita and Antelope Valleys, Glendale, Burbank, San Gabriel, Pomona Valley including Pasadena)

Bet Tzedek

(323) 939-0506

Serves local areas: Los Angeles County

Housing Rights Center

(800) 477-5977

Serves local areas: Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, South LA, Harbor, Pasadena, Long Beach, and San Gabriel Valley

Serves local areas: Orange, Los Angeles (some southeast cities)

Serves local areas: Riverside, San Bernardino

Serves local areas: San Diego

Serves local areas: San Diego area

Serves local areas: San Francisco

Serves local areas: San Francisco

Serves local areas: San Francisco

Serves local areas: San Francisco

Tenderloin Housing Clinic CEOP

415-775-7110 ext. 1702

Serves local areas: San Francisco

Serves local areas: San Francisco

Serves local areas: San Francisco

Serves local areas: San Francisco, CA

Serves local areas: San Jose

Serves local areas: San Luis Obispo

Serves local areas: San Mateo County

Serves local areas: San Mateo County, Santa Clara County

Serves local areas: Santa Clara County

Find Financial Assistance for Housing Costs

Find Financial Assistance for Housing Costs in California

Serves all local counties and cities

California 2-1-1

Call 2-1-1
Text your Zip Code to 898-211

Serves all local counties and cities

211 Bay Area

Call 2-1-1

Serves local areas: Bay Area counties

Serves local areas: City of Santa Clara

Serves local areas: Cupertino, Los Gatos, Saratoga, San Jose

Serves local areas: Gilroy, San Martin

211 Los Angeles

Call 2-1-1

Serves local areas: Greater Los Angeles Area

Serves local areas: Los Altos, Mountain View

LifeMoves San Jose

(408)271-1630

Serves local areas: Milpitas, San Jose

Serves local areas: Oakland, California

Serves local areas: Palo Alto, Stanford

211 San Diego

Call 2-1-1

Serves local areas: San Diego area

Serves local areas: San Jose

Serves local areas: San Jose

Serves local areas: Santa Clara County

Serves local areas: Silicon Valley

Serves local areas: Sunnyvale

California renters and landlords can get up to 100% of rent and utilities covered.

Serves local areas: Fremont

Serves local areas: Fresno County

Serves local areas: Kern County, Bakersfield

Serves local areas: Marin County

Serves local areas: Merced County

Serves local areas: Oakland

Serves local areas: Orange County

Serves local areas: Placer County

Serves local areas: Riverside County, Moreno Valley

Serves local areas: Sacramento, Sacramento County

Serves local areas: San Bernadino

Serves local areas: San Bernadino County

Serves local areas: Santa Ana

Serves local areas: Santa Clarita

Serves local areas: Solano County

Serves local areas: Sonoma County

Serves local areas: Stanislaus County, Modesto

Serves local areas: All Mission Indian Housing Authority

Serves local areas: Bear River Band of the Rohnerville Rancheria

Serves local areas: Enterprise Rancheria Indian Housing Authority

Serves local areas: Greenville Rancheria

Serves local areas: Hoopa Valley Housing Authority

Serves local areas: Karuk Tribe Housing Authority (Tdhe Karuk Tribe)

Serves local areas: Kashia Band Of Pomo Indians

Serves local areas: Mesa Grande Band of Mission Indians

Serves local areas: North Fork Rancheria Indian Housing Authority (NFRIHA)

Serves local areas: Northern Circle Indian Housing Authority

Serves local areas: Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians

Serves local areas: Quartz Valley Indian Reservation

Serves local areas: Resighini Rancheria

Serves local areas: San Pasqual Band Of Mission Indians

Serves local areas: Santa Rosa Band of Cahuilla Indians

Serves local areas: Yurok Indian Housing Authority

National United Way/211

Call 2-1-1
Text your Zip Code to 898-211

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