Get Housing Help in California, USA

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 Feb 8th, 2024

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Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment

(888) 964-8086
(888) 964-8086

Los Angeles

Asian Americans Advancing Justice

(888) 349-9695
(888) 349-9695

Los Angeles

Bay Area Legal Aid

(800) 551-5554
(800) 551-5554

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

Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board

(510) 981-7368
(510) 981-7368

Berkeley

Berkeley Tenants Union

(520) 982-6696
(520) 982-6696

Berkeley

Bet Tzedek

(323) 939-0506
(323) 939-0506

Los Angeles County

Serves all local counties and cities

Serves all local counties and cities

Serves all local counties and cities

California Indian Legal Services, Inc.

(800) 743-8941
(800) 743-8941

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

California Rural Legal Assistance

(510)-267-0762
(510)-267-0762

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 all local counties and cities

Central California Legal Services

(800) 675-8001
(800) 675-8001

Fresno, Kings, Mariposa, Merced, Tulare, Tuolumne

Centro Legal de la Raza

(510) 437-1554
(510) 437-1554

Alameda County

Coalition for Economic Survival (CES)

(213) 252-4411
(213) 252-4411

Los Angeles

Community Legal Aid SoCal

(800) 834-5001
(800) 834-5001

Orange, Los Angeles (some southeast cities)

Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto

(650) 326-6440
(650) 326-6440

San Mateo County, Santa Clara County

East Bay Community Law Center

(510) 548-4040
(510) 548-4040

Alameda County

East Palo Alto Fair Rent Coalition

(415) 845-7447
(415) 845-7447

East Palo Alto

Elder Law Advocacy

(858) 565-1392

San Diego and Imperial Counties

Eviction Defense Center

(510) 452-4541
(510) 452-4541

Alameda County

Eviction Defense Collaborative

(415) 947-0797
(415) 947-0797

San Francisco

Eviction Defense Network

(213) 385-8112
(213) 385-8112

Los Angeles

Serves all local counties and cities

Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance

(888)-292-4252
(888)-292-4252

Kern (except northwest portion)

Housing Rights Center

(800) 477-5977
(800) 477-5977

Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, South LA, Harbor, Pasadena, Long Beach, and San Gabriel Valley

Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco

(415) 703-8644
(415) 703-8644

San Francisco

Inland Counties Legal Services

(888) 245-4257
(888) 245-4257

Riverside, San Bernardino

Inner City Law Center (ICLC)

(213) 891-2880
(213) 891-2880

Los Angeles

Law Foundation of Silicon Valley

(408) 293-4790
(408) 293-4790

Santa Clara County

Serves all local counties and cities

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

(800) 399-4529
(800) 399-4529

Los Angeles (Greater Long Beach & Los Angeles Harbor area, Greater City of Los Angeles area)

Legal Aid Society of San Diego

(877) 534-2524
(877) 534-2524

San Diego

Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County

(650) 558-0915
(650) 558-0915

San Mateo County

Legal Services of Northern California

(888)-354-4474
(888)-354-4474

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

Los Angeles

City of Los Angeles

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

Riverside Legal Aid

(951) 682-7969
(951) 682-7969

Riverside, Indio

San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program

(619) 235-5656
(619) 235-5656

San Diego area

San Francisco Tenants' Union

(415) 282-6622
(415) 282-6622

San Francisco

San Jose Tenants Legal Advice Line

(800) 551-5554
(800) 551-5554

San Jose

San Luis Obispo

South of Market Community Action Network

(760) 913-8913
(760) 913-8913

San Francisco

Serves all local counties and cities

Tenderloin Housing Clinic CEOP

415-775-7110 ext. 1702
415-775-7110 ext. 1702

San Francisco

United Tenants - Inquilinos Unidos

(213) 483-7497
(213) 483-7497

Los Angeles

Unión de Vecinos

(323) 908-3454
(323) 908-3454

Los Angeles

Find Financial Assistance for Housing Costs

Find Financial Assistance for Housing Costs in California, USA

211 Bay Area

Call 2-1-1
Call 2-1-1

Bay Area counties

211 Los Angeles

Call 2-1-1
Call 2-1-1

Greater Los Angeles Area

211 San Diego

Call 2-1-1
Call 2-1-1

San Diego area

San Benito County

California 2-1-1

Call 2-1-1
Call 2-1-1

Serves all local counties and cities

Los Altos, Mountain View

Contra Costa Affordable Housing Resources

(925) 674-7208
(925) 674-7208

Contra Costa County

Homelessness Prevention System

(408) 926-8885
(408) 926-8885

San Jose

LifeMoves Opportunity Center

(650) 853-8672
(650) 853-8672

Palo Alto, Stanford

LifeMoves San Jose

(408) 271-1630
(408) 271-1630

Milpitas, San Jose

Mammoth Lakes

Oakland Rental Adjustment Program

(510) 238-3721
(510) 238-3721

Oakland, California

Sacred Heart Community Services

(408) 278­2160
(408) 278­2160

San Jose

Santa Clara County

Santa Clara Salvation Army

(408) 247-4588
(408) 247-4588

City of Santa Clara

Contra Costa and Solano County

Contra Costa and Solano County

Silicon Valley Salvation Army

(408) 282-1165
(408) 282-1165

Silicon Valley

St. Joseph's Family Center

(408) 842­6662
(408) 842­6662

Gilroy, San Martin

Sunnyvale Community Services

(408) 738­4321
(408) 738­4321

Sunnyvale

Riverside County

West Valley Community Services

(408) 255­8033
(408) 255­8033

Cupertino, Los Gatos, Saratoga, San Jose

National United Way/211

Call 2-1-1
Call 2-1-1

Serves all of USA

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