Eviction Prevention Resources
MOHCD funds community-based organizations that help San Franciscans handle eviction papers, threats of eviction, housing conflict, and financial help. MOHCD also has a program for renters to avoid displacement.
- Summons or Complaint for "Unlawful Detainer," or
- A "Notice to Vacate" from the Sheriff's Department or
- A written eviction notice from your landlord
Eviction Defense Collaborative
1338 Mission Street, 4th Floor
Drop-In Clinic: Monday-Wednesday and Friday: 9-11, 1-3
Drop-In Clinic: Thursday, 1-3
If you have received a verbal threat of eviction, need help with a rent increase, or requesting that your landlord make necessary repairs:
Get advice from a tenant counselor.
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 a variety of conflict resolution services.
Conflict Intervention Service
- Call the helpline for a free phone consultation to resolve disputes. You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org
- If needed, a free mediation session with a social worker may be organized. This session is voluntary and confidential for all parties involved.
You can contact the following organizations about rental assistance.
MOHCD's Small Sites Program (SSP)
SSP can help you stay in your home, by converting your building to permanently affordable housing. A nonprofit can buy your building before an investor does.