|San Francisco City Attorney’s Office
City Hall, Room 234
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA. 94102
Phone: 1 (415) 554-4700
Committed to providing highest quality legal services to the City & County of San Francisco, can help take action against musical rooming and major code violations in buildings/hotels.
*Contact the Tenderloin Housing Clinic’s Code Enforcement Outreach Program (CEOP) first for advice and help at 1 (415) 775-7110
|San Francisco Department of Building Inspection (DBI)
1660 Mission St., 6th floor
San Francisco, CA. 94103-2414
Phone: 1 (415) 558-6220
|Inspects buildings with code violations, ensures that buildings comply with state regulations and city laws.
*Contact the Tenderloin Housing Clinic’s Code Enforcement Outreach Program (CEOP) for guidance and assistance.
|San Francisco Department of Public Health (DPH)
1390 Market St.
San Francisco, CA. 94102-5301
Phone: 1 (415) 206-5317
|Inspects for health code violations that endanger quality of life for residents and community.|
|San Francisco Fire Department, Bureau of Fire Prevention
698 2nd St. Room #109
San Francisco, CA. 94107-2012
Phone: 1 (415) 558-3300
|Inspects buildings for fire hazards, monitors sprinklers, fire extinguishers, fire escapes, and exits.|
|San Francisco Housing Authority
1815 Egbert Ave.
San Francisco, CA. 94124-2519
Phone: 1 (415) 715-5200
|Contact San Francisco Housing Authority for information on upcoming openings of waiting list.|
|Mayor’s Office of Housing & Community Development (MOHCD)
1 South Van Ness Ave. 5th floor
San Francisco, CA. 94103-1226
Phone: 1 (415) 701-5500
|Maintains an up-to-date roster of low-income, non-profits, below market-rate (BMR) housing options and soon-to-be available housing units.|
|San Francisco Rent Stabilization & Arbitration Board
25 Van Ness Ave. Suite #320
San Francisco, CA. 94102-6012
Phone: 1 (415) 252-4602
|Provides information and resources for tenants and landlords regarding rental increases; establishes policies and guidelines for rental units in San Francisco, and provides counseling for anyone who has questions about status of their rental unit.
|San Francisco Superior Court Small Claims Court Division
400 McAllister St. Room #103
San Francisco, CA. 94102-4512
Phone: 1 (415) 551-3957
|Rules on suits for up to $5,000 with a $10,000 limit. Participants must self-represent. Tenants may be able to sue for poor conditions if eligible. Disputes may be resolved quickly and inexpensively.|
|Bar Association of San Francisco
301 Battery St. 3rd floor
San Francisco, CA. 94111
Phone: 1 (415) 982-1600
|Provides pro bono legal services to low-income people and educational programs that foster diversity in the legal profession.|
|Causa Justa:: Just Cause
2301 Mission St. Suite #201
San Francisco, CA. 94110-1813
Phone: 1 (415) 487-9203
|Builds grassroots power and leadership to create strong, equitable communities; provides tenants’ rights counseling in Spanish and English, coverage area is mainly in the Mission neighborhood.|
|Central City SRO Collaborative
48 Turk St.
San Francisco, CA. 94102-2808
Phone: 1 (415) 775-7110
|Organize tenants residing in SRO’s for better habitable living conditions, coverage areas are Tenderloin and South of Market (SoMA) neighborhoods.
|Chinatown Community Development Center
663 Clay St.
San Francisco, CA. 94111-3029
Phone: 1 (415) 984-2730
|Provides housing counseling for tenants living in the Chinatown and Northeast sector of the city, assist with repairs request, translation and filing forms and documents.
|Evictions Defense Collaborative
995 Market St. Suite #1200
San Francisco, CA. 94102-1700
Phone: 1 (415) 947-0797
|Provides legal assistance in helping low-income tenants respond to eviction lawsuits (Unlawful Detainer); provides rental assistance for qualified tenants.
|Homeless Advocacy Project
125 Hyde St.
San Francisco, CA. 94102-3605
Phone: 1 (415) 575-3130
|Provides legal services and supporting social services to individuals and families in San Francisco who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness, while prioritizing individuals who have mental health disabilities.
We conduct intake for new clients on Tuesdays from 1:30 – 4:00 p.m.
|Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco
417 South Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA. 94103-3629
Phone: 1 (415) 703-8634
|Offers free counseling for San Francisco tenants living in all types of housing, including rent-control, SRO’s, public housing and Section 8.
|Independent Living Resources Center San Francisco
825 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA. 94103-3009
Phone: 1 (415) 543-6222
|Offers a variety of services for people with disabilities, including peer counseling, employment counseling, housing referrals, and assist in applying for rental assistance programs.|
|Mental Health Association of San Francisco
870 Market St. Suite #928
San Francisco, CA. 94102-2900
Phone: 1 (415) 421-2926
|Resource for hoarder/cluttering issues, operate hot-line for peer responders.|
|San Francisco Apartment Association
265 Ivy St.
San Francisco, CA. 94102-4463
Phone: 1 (415) 255-2288
|Supports rental owners by offering an array of benefits that address all aspects of rental housing industry; dedicated in educating, advocating for, and supporting the Rental Housing Community.|
|San Francisco Tenants Union
558 Capp St.
San Francisco, CA. 94110-2516
Phone: 1 (415) 282-6622
|Leading agency in fighting for rights of tenants and for the preservation of affordable housing in S.F., provides tenant counseling and lawyer referral for members on a sliding scale, as well as advocacy for tenant’s rights campaigns.
|Tenderloin Housing Clinic
126 Hyde St.
San Francisco, CA. 94102-3606
Phone: 1 (415) 885-3286
|Provides legal assistance and representation for tenants undergoing Ellis Act evictions; facilitates code enforcement process (CEOP) for SRO hotels and apartment buildings in the Tenderloin and South of Market (SoMA) neighborhoods.|