Rent Board Referral Listing

February 2020

Referral Listing available in PDF.

ACCESS Self-help Center

San Francisco Superior Court
400 McAllister Street, Room 509
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 551-5880
Mon, Tues & Thurs only
8:30 am-11:00 pm & 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Small Claims Assistance:
Room 512; 1st Come 1st Served Basis
Wed only 9:00 am-11:30 am &

1:45 pm-4:00 pm

Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus

(Cantonese/Mandarin/English)
55 Columbus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 896-1701
(415) 896-1702 (FAX)
1st, 3rd & last Tuesday of every month
10:00 am-12:00 pm

AIDS Legal Referral Panel

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

Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach

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

Bar Association of San Francisco-Justice & Diversity Center

Conflict Intervention Service
(415) 782-8940 (Helpline)

Homelss Advocacy Project (HAP)
125 Hyde Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 575-3130; (800) 405-4427 (Toll Free)
New Client Intake: 1:00-4:00 pm Tuesdays

Legal Advice & Referral Clinic (LARC)
UC Hastings College of Law
198 McAllister Street, 1st Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 989-1616
Clinics held: 1-2 Sat/per month
Call for clinic dates or visit website

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)

Board of Appeals (Permit Appeals)

1650 Mission Street 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 575-6880

Causa Justa :: Just Cause

Spanish-speakers and SRO tenants
2301 Mission Street, Suite 201
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 487-9203
(415) 487-9022 (FAX)
Mon & Fri 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

City Hall

One Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102-4689

Assessor's-Recorder's Office
Room 190; (415) 554-5596
Mon-Fri 8:00 am-4:00 pm

SF Sheriff Eviction Assistance Project
Room 456; (415) 554-7235
Mon-Fri 8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tax Collector's Office
Real Estate Division (Rent Board Fee)
Room 110; Call 3-1-1 (in SF)
(415) 701-2311 (from other areas)

Chinatown Community Development Center

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

Community Boards

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

Department of Disability & Aging Services

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

Dept. of Building Inspection

1660 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Housing Inspection Division
Permits of Occupancy and
Inspections / Code Violations
6th Floor; (415) 558-6220

Permit Filing and Routing, 
Certificates of Occupancy
1st Floor; (415) 558-6087

Soft Story Retrofit Program
1st Floor; (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)

Dept. of Fire Prevention & Investigation

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

Department of Public Health

1390 Market Street, Suite 210
San Francisco, CA 94102

Rodent & Pest Control,
Garbage Service Problems, etc.
:
 

(415) 252-3800

Bed Bugs: (415) 252-3805

Children's Environmental Health Promotion
Program (including lead hazards): 

(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 Mediation
732 Brannan Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 551-9595

Eviction Defense Collaborative

1338 Mission Street, 4th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
Mon-Fri 9:00-11:00 am & 1:00-3:00 pm
(415) 947-0797 (Recording Only)
Must Bring All Papers in Person

Eviction Notices / Summons
Mon-Wed, Fri 9:00 am-11:00 am &
1:00 pm-3:00 pm; Thurs 1:00 pm--3:00 pm

RAD Co Rental Assistance Program
Mon-Wed, Fri 9:00 am-11:00 am

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)

Housing Rights Committee of SF

Free counseling; bring proof of income

Main Office
(Cantonese/Mandarin/Spanish/English/Russian)
1663 Mission Street (at Duboce), Suite 504
San Francisco CA 94103
(415) 703-8644
(415) 703-8639 (FAX)
Mon-Thurs 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Richmond District Office
(Cantonese/Mandarin/English/Russian)
4301 Geary Boulevard (at 7th Avenue)
San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 947-9085
Mon, Wed-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

Legal Assistance to the Elderly, Inc.

SF Resident, age 60+ and/or disabled
1663 Mission Street, Suite 225
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 538-3333
(415) 538-3316 (FAX)
Mon-Fri 9:00 am-12:00 pm & 1:00-5:00 pm

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
4634 3rd Street 
San Francisco, CA 94124
(415) 735-4124 
(415) 534-3469 (FAX)

Office of Short-Term Rentals

1650 Mission Street, Suite 400
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 575-9179 
Drop In Schedule:
Wed 1:00-4:00 pm @1660 Mission Street, 1st Floor
1st Mon of mth. 5:30-7:30 pm @ 1650 Mission Street, Suite 400

Planning Department

1660 Mission Street, Ground Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103-2479
(415) 558-6377
(415) 558-6409 (FAX)

Planning Information Center (PIC)
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 8:00 am-5:00pm
Wed 10:15 am-5:00 pm

Accessory Dwelling Unit / Legalization Counter
online appointments available
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am-4:00 pm

San Francisco Apt. Association

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

San Francisco Housing Authority

1815 Egbert Street
San Francisco, CA 94124-2519
(415) 715-5200 (Customer Care Center)
Drop-In for urgent matters:
Mon-Fri 9:00 am-3:00 pm

San Francisco Law Library

1145 Market Street, 4th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 554-1772
Mon-Thurs 8:30 am-6:00 pm
Fri 8:30 am-5:00 pm; Sat 10:00 am-4:00 pm

San Francisco Tenants Union

558 Capp Street (near Mission & 21st Street)
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 282-6622 • Hours Vary-Call first or visit website

Small Property Owners of San Francisco

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

SPCA

201 Alabama Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 554-3000
Pet Agreement & Pet Resume Samples

SRO Collaboratives

Chinatown SRO Collaborative
c/o Chinatown Community Development Center
1525 Grant Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 984-1450

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

Superior Court-Filing Window

400 McAllister Street, Suite 103
San Francisco, CA 94102
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-2:00 pm

Limited Jurisdiction Filings
(415) 551-4000 (Recording)

Small Claims Filings
(415) 551-3191

Tenants Together

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

Tenderloin Housing Clinic:

(Spanish/English)
Code Enforcement Outreach Program
Tenants in SRO hotels and Tenderloin residents
472 Ellis Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 775-7110 • Closed Friday
Mon-Thurs 10:00 am-12:00 pm & 2:00 pm-4:00 pm

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

3-1-1 San Francisco Customer Service Center

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