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.
For rental assistance, visit sf.gov/renthelp.
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.