Rent Board Referral Listing

October 2017

Referral Listing available in PDF here.

ACCESS Self-help Center

San Francisco Superior Court
400 McAllister Street, Room 509
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 551-5880
Open: Mon, Tues & Thurs only
8:30 am-12:00 pm & 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus

55 Columbus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 896-1701 • Call for Appointment
(415) 896-1702 (FAX)

www.advancingjustice-alc.org

AIDS Legal Referral Panel

1663 Mission Street #500
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 701-1100
(415) 701-1400 (FAX)

www.alrp.org

Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach

1121 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 562-6255
(415) 562-6248 (FAX)

www.apilegaloutreach.org

Assessor's–Recorder's Office

City Hall, Suite 190
One Dr.Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102-4689
Assessor's Info: (415) 554-5421
Real Estate Records: (415) 554-5596
Recorder's Info: (415) 554-4178

Bay Area Legal Aid

(Section 8 and public housing)
1800 Market Street, 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 982-1300
(415) 982-4243 (FAX)

www.baylegal.org

Board of Appeals (Permit Appeals)

1660 Mission Street 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 575-6880

California Department of Consumer Affairs

400 R Street
Sacramento, CA 95814-6200
(800) 952-5210

Causa Justa :: Just Cause

(Spanish-speakers and SRO tenants)
2301 Mission Street, Suite 201
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 487-9203 • By Appointment Only
(415) 487-9022 (FAX)
Mon & Wed 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Tues, Thur & Fri 9:30 am-12:00 pm &
1:00-5:30 pm

www.cjjc.org

Chinatown Community Development Center

663 Clay Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 984-2728 • Call for Appointment
Drop-in Clinic: Mon 2:00 pm-4:00 pm &
Thur 10:30 am-12:30 pm

www.chinatowncdc.org

Community Boards

601 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 2040
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 920-3820

www.communityboards.org

Department of Aging & Adult Services

1650 Mission Street, 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 355-6700 Intake/Information/Referral

www.sfdaas.org

Dept. of Fire Prevention & Investigation

Inspection, Permit & Violation History Records
(for property & environmental site assessments)
(415) 558-3300
(415) 558-3323 (FAX)

Dept. of Building Inspection

(1) Housing Inspection Division
1660 Mission Street, 6th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 558-6220
(Permits of Occupancy and
Inspections/Code Violations)

(2) Permit Filing and Routing, 
Certificates of Occupancy
1660 Mission Street, 1st Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 558-6087

(3) Soft Story Retrofit Program
1660 Mission Street, 1st Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
415) 558-6699

Dept. of Fair Employment and Housing

Bay Area Regional Office
39141 Civic Center Drive, Suite 250
Fremont, CA 94538
(800) 884-1684
(800) 700-2320 (TTY)

www.dfeh.ca.gov

Department of Public Health

(1) Rodent & Pest Control,
Garbage Service Problems, etc.

1390 Market Street, Suite 210
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 252-3800
(415) 252-3805 (Bed Bugs)

(2) Children's Environmental Health Promotion
Program (including lead hazards)
1390 Market Street, Suite 210
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 252-3956

Department of Public Works

Bureau of Street Use & Mapping
Condo-Conversion Division
1155 Market Street, 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 554-5827

District Attorney's Office

Consumer Fraud Unit
732 Brannan Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 553-1814 or (415) 551-9595

Eviction Defense Collaborative

(Unlawful Detainers/Summons)
1338 Mission Street, 4th Floor
Mon-Fri 9:00-11:00 am & 1:00-3:00 pm
(415) 947-0797 (Recording Only)

www.evictiondefense.org
Must Bring All Papers in Person

Helplink 2-1-1/United Way

(Info & referral to community services – 24/7)
Dial 2-1-1 (in San Francisco)
(800) 273-6222 (from other areas)
(415) 808-4444 (Spanish)
(415) 808-7339 (Chinese)
(415) 808-4440 (TTY)

www.uwba.org

Homeless Advocacy Project (H.A.P.)

125 Hyde Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 575-3130
Intake: 1:00-4:00 pm –Tuesdays only

www.sfbar.org/jdc/legal-services/hap

Housing Rights Committee of SF

(Free counseling; bring proof of income)
(1) Main Office
1663 Mission Street (at Duboce), 5th Floor
San Francisco CA 94103
(415) 703-8644
(415) 703-8639 (FAX)
Mon-Thurs 1:00-5:00 pm

www.hrcsf.org

(2) Richmond District Office
4301 Geary Boulevard (at 7th Avenue)
San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 947-9085
Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri 9:00 am-12:00 pm

Human Rights Commission

25 Van Ness Avenue, 8th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 252-2500

JFK University Housing Advocacy Clinic

2956 San Pablo Avenue
Berkeley, Ca 94702
(925) 969-3493
Intake: September–April

La Raza Centro Legal, Inc.

(Including Senior Law Clinic)
474 Valencia Street, Suite 295
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 575-3500

www.lrcl.org

Legal Assistance to the Elderly, Inc.

(SF Resident, age 60+ and/or disabled)
701 Sutter Street (at Taylor Street)
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 538-3333
(415) 538-3316 (FAX)
Mon-Fri 9:00 am-12:00 pm & 1:00-5:00 pm

www.laesf.org

Mayor's Office of Housing

1 South Van Ness Avenue, 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 701-5500

Open Door Legal

(Tenants in zip codes 94107, 94124, 94134 only)
4622 3rd Street 
San Francisco, CA 94124
(415) 735-4124 
(415) 534-3469 (FAX)

opendoorlegal.org

Planning Department

1660 Mission Street, Ground Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103-2479
(415) 558-6377
(415) 558-6409 (FAX)
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 8:00 am-5:00pm
Wed 10:15 am-5:00pm

San Francisco Apt. Association

265 Ivy Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 255-2288
(415) 255-1112 (FAX)

www.sfaa.org

San Francisco Bar Association

(1) Lawyer Information & Referral Service
(415) 989-1616

(2) Justice and Diversity Center
(Eviction Defense-60 day notices only)
(415) 477-2377
Mon-Tues 3:00-5:30 pm

www.sfbar.org/jdc

(3) Conflict Intervention Service
(Supportive Housing Tenants, Affordable Housing Tenants, Section 8 Tenants)
(415) 782-8940 (24-hour CIS Helpline)

SF City Attorney's Office

Code Enforcement Division
390 Market Street, 6th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 554-3977 (Hot Line VM)

San Francisco Housing Authority

440 Turk Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 554-1200 (Public Housing)


1815 Egbert Street
San Francisco, CA 94124-2519
(415) 715-3280 (Section 8)

SF Rental Assistance Program

(Must be 60+ or disabled (SDI or SSI)
or have custody of child under 18)
(415) 557-6484 (Recording)

San Francisco Sheriff's Eviction

Assistance Project
City Hall, Suite 456
One Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102-4689
(415) 554-7255

San Francisco Tenants Union

558 Capp Street (near Mission & 21st Street)
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 282-6622 
• Hours Vary-Call First
www.sftu.org

Small Claims Court

400 McAllister, Suite 103
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 551-3955 or 551-4041
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:00 pm

Small Property Owners of San Francisco

P.O. Box 170669
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 647-2419

www.smallprop.org

SPCA

(Pet and Lease Issues)
2500 16th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 554-3000

SRO Collaboratives:

(1) Chinatown SRO Collaborative
c/o Chinatown Community Development Center
1525 Grant Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 984-1489

www.chinatowncdc.org

(2) Mission SRO Collaborative
938 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 282-6209, ext. 119

Superior Court-Limited Jurisdiction

400 McAllister Street, Suite 103
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 551-4000 (Recording)

www.courtinfo.ca.gov

Tax Collector's Office

Real Estate Division (Rent Board Fee)
City Hall, Suite 110
One Dr.Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102-4689
(415) 554-4452

Tenants Together

474 Valencia Street, #156
San Francisco, Ca 94103
(415) 495-8100
Tenant Rights Hotline: 1-888-495-8020

www.tenantstogether.org

Tenderloin Housing Clinic:

(1) Code Enforcement Outreach Program
(Tenants in SRO hotels and Tenderloin residents)
48 Turk Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 775-7110 • Closed Friday
Mon-Thur 10:00 am-12:00 pm & 2:00-4:00 pm

www.ccsro.org

(2) Law Office
(Ellis Act, OMI, No-fault evictions for seniors, disabled, and low-income tenants)
126 Hyde Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 771-9850
Call for appointment or drop-in 10:00 am-3:00 pm

www.thclinic.org

3-1-1 San Francisco Customer Service Center

(Info for non-emergency San Francisco government matters – 24/7)
Dial 3-1-1 (in San Francisco)
(415) 701-2311 (from other areas)
(415) 701-2323 (TTY)

www.sfgov.org/311