Eviction Prevention Resources
Get advice from a tenant counselor. You may have rights to stay in your home.
Housing Rights Committee
Mission Office - 1663 Mission Street, Suite 504
Counseling: Monday – Thursday (1 pm – 5 pm)
Richmond Office – 4301 Geary Boulevard (at 7th Avenue)
Counseling: Monday, Wednesday – Friday (9 am – 12 pm)
The Bar Association of San Francisco provides mediators for free, to help you resolve disputes.
Conflict Intervention Service
- Call the helpline for a free phone consultation to resolve disputes.
- If needed, a free mediation session with a social worker may be organized. This session is voluntary and confidential for all parties involved.
- Summons or Complaint for "Unlawful Detainer," or
- A "Notice to Vacate" from the Sheriff's Department
You need emergency legal services if you receive either.
Eviction Defense Collaborative
1338 Mission Street, 4th Floor
Drop-In Clinic: Monday – Friday (9 am – 11 am, 1 pm – 3 pm)
Causa Justa :: Just Cause
Free counseling and case management for low-income tenants in Oakland and San Francisco. All counselors speak Spanish.
2301 Mission Street, Suite 201
La Raza Centro Legal's Housing Law Program
Offers legal representation to monolingual Spanish-speaking low-income tenants.
Make an appointment for a consultation: 415-575-3500
474 Valencia Street #295
Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach
(Vietnamese, Korean, Tagalog, Spanish, Russian, and Cantonese)
Offers full legal representation for eviction defense.
1121 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus
(Cantonese, Mandarin, Tagalog, and English)
Drop-in clinics: 1st, 3rd, and last Tuesday of every month 10am-12pm
55 Columbus Avenue
Tenderloin Housing Clinic Legal Services
Primarily represent seniors, the disabled, and minority and immigrant families, in long-term rent-controlled units.
Call for a consultation: 415-771-9850
126 Hyde Street
Bay Area Legal Aid
Free legal advice, counsel, and representation related to housing preservation.
Legal Advice Line: (800) 551-5554 (toll-free) or (415) 354-6360https://baylegal.org
Hours: Mon & Thurs 9:30 AM – 3 PM, Tues & Wed 9:30 AM – 1 PM
Note: This list of resources is by no means a complete list of everything available in the City. It should be a starting point for further reference.