Appendix 3 - Tenant Information And Assistance Resources

California Tenants, A Guide to Residential Tenants' and Landlords' Rights and Responsibilities

This Tenant Information and Assistance Resources listing also is available through the Department of Consumer Affairs' Web site at www.dca.ca.gov.

The Web site listing is updated periodically. You can also locate lawyer referral services and legal aid programs through these other resources:

ALAMEDA COUNTY

Bay Area Legal Aid
Alameda County Regional Office

1735 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 663-4744
Toll Free (800) 551-5554
info@baylegal.org

Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board
2125 Milvia Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 981-7368
Rent@ci.berkeley.ca.us

City of Fremont - Housing Division
39550 Liberty Street, First Floor
Fremont, CA 94538
(510) 494-4500
Housing@fremontgov
The City of Fremont contracts with Project Sentinel's Fremont Fair Housing and Landlord/Tenant Services to provide information to landlords and tenants regarding their rights and responsibilities.

Eden Council for Hope and Opportunity, Inc
Hayward Office

770 A Street
Hayward, CA 94541
(510) 581-9380
Toll-free (855) ASK-ECHO
Fax (510) 537-4793
Info@echofairhousing.org

Eden Council for Hope and Opportunity, Inc
Livermore Office

3311 Pacific Avenue
Livermore, CA 94550
(925) 449-7340
Fax (925) 449-0470
Info@echofairhousing.org

Eden Council for Hope and Opportunity, Inc
Oakland Office

1305 Franklin Street, Suite 305
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 763-3736
Toll-free (888) 922-ECHO
Fax (510) 763-3736
Info@echofairhousing.org

Fremont Fair Housing and Landlord Tenant Service
39155 Liberty Street, Suite D440
Fremont, CA 94538-1513
(510) 574-2270

BUTTE COUNTY

Community Legal Information Center
25 Main Street, Suite 102
Chico, CA 95929
(530) 898-4354
Mail: Community Legal Information Center
California State University Chico,
Building 25, Suite 102
Chico, CA 95929
clic@csuchico.edu

Legal Services of Northern California
Butte Regional Office
541 Normal Avenue
Chico, CA 95929
(530) 345-9491
Toll Free (530) 345-9491
Fax (530) 345-6913
chico_office@lsnc.net

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY

Bay Area Legal Aid
Contra Costa Regional Office
1025 MacDonald Ave.
Richmond, CA 94801
(510) 233-9954
Toll Free (800) 551-5554
info@baylegal.org

Eden Council for Hope & Opportunity
Contra Costa Office

1760 Clayton Road
Concord, CA 94520
(925) 246-2069
Info@echofairhousing.org

Pacific Community Services
329 Railroad Avenue
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 439-1056
Fax (925) 439-0831

Shelter, Inc.
1815 Arnold Drive
Martinez, CA 94553
(925) 335-0698

FRESNO COUNTY

Central California Legal Services
2115 Kern Street, Suite 1
Fresno, CA 93721
(559) 570-1200
Toll Free (800) 675-8001

KERN COUNTY

California Rural Legal Assistance
Delano Regional Office
629 Main Street
Delano, CA 93215
(661) 725-4350

City of Bakersfield Legal Assistance Center
615 California Avenue
Bakersfield, CA
(661) 325-5943

LOS ANGELES COUNTY

Bet Tzedek Legal Services
145 South Fairfax Avenue, Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 939-0506
Fax (323) 549-5880

Citizens of Inglewood Tenant Association
609 Kew Street
Inglewood, CA 90302-2765
(310) 677-7294

Coalition for Economic Survival (CES)
514 Shatto Place, Suite 270
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 252-4411
Fax (213) 252-4422
contactces@earthlink.net

Consumer Action
523 West Sixth Street, Suite 1105
Los Angeles, CA 90014
(213) 624-8327

City of Santa Monica Consumer Protection Unit
1685 Main Street, Third Floor
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 458-8336
Espanol (310) 458-8370
consumer.mailbox@smgov.net

Fair Housing Council of the San Fernando Valley
8134 Van Nuys Blvd., Suite 206
Panorama City, CA 91402
(818) 373-1185
Toll-free (800) 287-4617
info@fhcsfv.org

Housing Rights Center
520 South Virgil Avenue, Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 387-8400
Toll-Free (800) 477-5977
info@housingrightscenter.org

Inner City Law Center
1325 East Seventh Street
Los Angeles, CA 90021
Tel: (213) 891-2880
Fax: (213) 891-2888
Info@innercitylaw.org

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
1550 West Eighth Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Toll-free (800) 399-4529

Fair Housing Foundation
3605 Long Beach Boulevard, Suite 302
Long Beach, CA 90807
(562) 989-1206
Toll-free (800) 446-3247
Fax (562) 989-1836

4401 Crenshaw Boulevard, Suite 317
Los Angeles, CA 90043
(323) 295-3302
Fax (323) 295-4660

Los Angeles County Department of Consumer Affairs
500 West Temple Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012-2722
(213) 974-1452
Toll-free (800) 593-8222

Los Angeles County Department of Consumer Affairs-East Los Angeles Service Center
4801 East Third Street
Los Angeles, CA 90022
(323) 881-7099

Los Angeles County Department of Consumer Affairs-Florence Firestone Service Center
7807 South Compton Avenue, Room 218
Los Angeles, CA 90001
(323) 586-7268
(Monday and Wednesday 10 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

Los Angeles County Department of Consumer Affairs-Lancaster Public Library
601 West Lancaster Boulevard
Lancaster, CA 93534
Main (661) 726-7550
Rollover (661) 726-7551
(Friday only 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)

Los Angeles County Department of Consumer Affairs-San Gabriel Service Center
1441 Santa Anita Avenue
South El Monte, CA 91731
(626) 575-5425 or (626) 575-5426
(Monday and Friday 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

Los Angeles County Department of Consumer Affairs-South Bay/Lomita Center
24340 South Narbonne Avenue
Lomita, CA 90717
(310) 325-1035
(Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Los Angeles County Department of Consumer Affairs-Valencia/Courthouse
23747 West Valencia Boulevard
Valencia, CA 91355
(661) 253-7328
(Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

Los Angeles County Department of Consumer Affairs-San Fernando Valley Office
14340 Sylvan Street
Van Nuys, CA 91411
(818) 901-3829 or (818) 901-3820
(Tuesday and Thursday Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

Santa Monica Rent Control Board
1685 Main Street, No. 202
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 458-8751
Rentcontrol@smgov.net

MADERA COUNTY

California Rural Legal Assistance
126 North B Street
Madera, CA 93638
(559) 674-5671

MARIN COUNTY

Fair Housing of Marin
615 "B" Street, #1
San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 457-5025
Fhom@fairhousingmarin.com

MERCED COUNTY

Central California Legal Services
1640 N. Street, Suite 200
Merced, CA 95340
(209) 723-5466
Toll-free (800) 464-3111
Cclsino@centralcallegal.org

MONTEREY COUNTY

California Rural Legal Assistance
Salinas Regional Office
3 Williams Road
Salinas, CA 93905
(831) 757-5221

NAPA COUNTY

Fair Housing Napa Valley
603 Cabot Way
Napa, CA 94559
(707) 224-9720

ORANGE COUNTY

Fair Housing Council of Orange County
201 South Broadway
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 569-0823
(800) 698-FAIR

Legal Aid Society of Orange County
2101 North Tustin Street
Santa Ana, CA 9275
(714) 571-5200
(800) 834-5001

PLACER COUNTY

Legal Services of Northern California
190 Reamer Street
Auburn, CA 95603
(530) 823-7560
(income and residency requirements; serves Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Nevada, Plancer and Sierra counties)
auburn-office@lsnc.net

RIVERSIDE COUNTY

California Rural Legal Assistance
Coachella Regional Office

1460 Sixth Street
Coachella, CA 92236
(760) 398-7261

Fair Housing Council of Riverside County Inc.
3933 Mission Inn Avenue
Riverside, CA 92501
(951) 682-6581
Toll-free (800) 655-1812

SACRAMENTO COUNTY

California Apartment Association
980 9th Street, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95814
Toll-free (800) 967-4222
(877) 999-7881
membership@caanet.org

Human Rights Fair Housing
1112 "I" Street, Suite 250
Sacramento, CA 95814
Housing Counseling Hotline: (916) 444-0178
Main: (916) 444-6903

Legal Services of Northern California
515 12th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 551-2150
sacto@lsnc.net

Sacramento Mediation Center
2015 J Street, Suite 2014
Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 441-7979
Sacramento@calawyersforthearts.org

Senior Legal Hotline
(916) 551-2140
(800) 222-1573
Fax (916) 551-2197

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY

Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board
560 North Arrowhead Avenue, Suite 7A
San Bernardino, CA 92401
(909) 888-3763
(800) 321-0911
sanbernardino@ifhmb.com

SAN DIEGO COUNTY

Center for Social Advocacy
227 E. Lexington Avenue
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 444-5700
Toll-free (800) 954-0441

Fair Housing Council of San Diego
625 Broadway, Suite 811
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 699-5888

Legal Aid Society of San Diego
110 South Euclid
San Diego, CA 92114
(877) 534-2524

Neighborhood House Association
5660 Copley Drive
San Diego, CA 92111
(858) 715-2642

National Conflict Resolution Center
625 Broadway, Suite 1221
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 238-2400
(760) 494-4728
info@ncrconline.com

Tenants Legal Center
5252 Balboa Avenue, Suite 408
San Diego, CA 92117
(858) 571-7100
Info@tenantslegalcenter.com

SAN FRANCISCO COUNTY

Asian Law Caucus
55 Columbus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 896-1701
alc@asianlawcaucus.org

Bay Area Legal Aid
San Francisco Regional Office
1035 Market Street, Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 982-1300
Toll-free (800) 551-5554

Consumer Action
221 Main Street, Suite 480
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 777-9635
hotline@consumer-action.org

Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco
417 South Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 703-8644

San Francisco County District Attorney-Consumer Protection Unit
(handles security deposit cases after tenants move out)
732 Brandon Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 551-9595

San Francisco Human Rights Commission
25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 800
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 252-2500

San Francisco Rent Board
25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 320
San Francisco, CA 94102-6033
(415) 252-4602
Fax (415) 252-4669

San Francisco Tenants Union
558 Capp Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 282-6622

Tenderloin Housing Clinic
126 Hyde Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 771-2427

SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY

California Rural Legal Assistance
145 East Webber
Stockton, CA 95202
(209) 946-0605

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY

California Rural Legal Assistance
1011 Pacific Street, Suite A
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(805) 544-7997

San Luis Obispo County Government Center-Economic Crime Unit
1050 Monterey Street, Room 223
San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
(805) 781-5856
Fax (805) 781-1173

SAN MATEO COUNTY

Bay Area Legal Aid
San Mateo Regional Office
539 Middlefield Road
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 358-0745
Legal Assistance Line (650) 472-2666

Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County
330 Twin Dolphin Drive, Suite 123
San Mateo, CA 94065
(650) 558-0915
(800) 381-8898
TTD (650) 558-0786

San Mateo County District Attorney
Consumer and Environmental Protection Unit

400 County Center, Third Floor
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 363-4651

Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center
520 South Amphlett Boulevard, No. 219
San Mateo, CA 94402
(650) 513-0330
info@pcrcweb.org

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY

California Rural Legal Assistance
2050 G South Broadway
Santa maria , CA 93454
(805) 922-4563

SANTA CLARA COUNTY

Bay Area Legal Aid
Santa Clara Regional Office

2 West Santa Clara Street, 8th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113
(408) 283-3700
Toll-free (800) 551-5554

California Rural Legal Assistance
21 Carr Street
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 724-2253

Eden Council for Hope & Opportunity
Palo Alto Office
547 Kingsley Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301
(650) 327-1718 or (408) 730-8491

Legal Aid Society of Santa Clara County
480 North First Street
San Jose, CA 95112
Main (408) 998-5200

Midpeninsula Citizens for Fair Housing
(Part of Eden Council for Hope & Opportunity)
457 Kingsley Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301
(650) 327-1718 or (408) 730-8491
Fax (650) 327-1859

Project Sentinel
7800 Arroyo Circle, Building A
Gilroy, CA 95020
(408) 842-7740
gilroy@housing.org

Project Sentinel
298 South Sunnyvale Avenue, Suite 209
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
(888) 331-3332
(408) 720-9888
mediate4us@aol.com

Morgan Hill Office
(Friendly Inn Facility)
17666 Crest Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
(408) 465-2330

Santa Clara District Attorney's Office
70 West Hedding Street
San Jose, CA 95110
(408) 299-7400
(408) 792-2880 Consumer Protection Unit
Consumer_mediation@da.sccgov.org

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY

California Rural Legal Assistance
21 Car Street
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 724-2253

Santa Cruz District Attorney's Office
701 Ocean Street, Room 200
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Consumer Affairs: (831) 454-2050
dao@ca.Santa-cruz.ca.us

SHASTA COUNTY

Legal Services of Northern California-Shasta Regional Office
1370 West Street
Redding, CA 96001
(530) 241-3565
Toll-free (800) 822-9687

SOLANO COUNTY

Legal Services of Northern California - Solano
1810 Capitol Street
Vallejo, CA 94590
(707) 643-0054

SONOMA COUNTY

California Rural Legal Assistance
Santa Rosa Regional Office
725 Farmers Lane, No. 10, Building B
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
(707) 528-9941

Fair Housing Sonoma County
1500A Petaluma Bl S
Petaluma, CA 94952
(707) 579-5033
Fax: (707) 765-8482
fairhousing@petalumapeople.org

TULARE COUNTY

Central California Legal Services-Tulare Kings Legal Service
208 West Main Street, Suite U-1
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 733-8770
Toll-free (800) 350-3654

VENTURA COUNTY

California Rural Legal Assistance (and CRLA Migrant Project)
338 South A Street
Oxnard, CA 93030
(805) 483-8083

Community Action of Ventura County
621 Richmond Avenue
Oxnard, CA 93030
(805) 436-4000

Housing Rights Center
1020 North Fair Oaks Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91103
(626) 791-0211
Toll-free (800) 477-5977

Oxnard Housing Department
435 South D Street
Oxnard, CA 93030
(805) 385-8041
Fax: (805) 385-7969

Ventura County District Attorney-Consumer Mediation Unit
800 South Victoria Avenue
Ventura, CA 93009
(805) 654-2500

YOLO COUNTY

City of Davis Fair Housing Services
1818 Fifth Street
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5623
fairhousing@cityofdavis.org

Legal Services of Northern California
619 North Street
Woodland, CA 95695
(530) 662-1065

STATE DEPARTMENTS

Department of Consumer Affairs
Consumer Information Center

1625 North Market Boulevard, Suite N-112
Sacramento, CA 95834
(916) 445-1254
Toll-Free (800) 952-5210
TDD (800) 326-2297

Department of Fair Employment and Housing
2218 Kausen Drive, Suite 100
Elk Grove, CA 95758
(housing discrimination complaints only)
(800) 884-1684
Videophone (916) 226-5285
TDD (800) 700-2320
Contact.center@dfeh.ca.gov

Department of Real Estate
2201 Broadway
Sacramento, CA 95818
Consumer Information (916) 227-0864