CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS
has waded through a tangle of state regulations to produce a comprehensive
and readable rental guide that's equally useful to tenants and landlords.
Helpful tenant information based on California law.
Information on evictions, leases, agreements, repairs,
rents, inspections, security deposits, evictions, mediation, courts, and
more.The guide is logically divided into more
than a dozen Web pages, making the information easy to digest and even
easier to print for later reading.
Telephone: (800) 952-5210
Law - The Legislative Counsel of California maintains this online
copy of all 29 codes of California Law, each one searchable by keyword
Landlords & Tenants >
Landlord-Tenant Statutes >
If Nolo Press' online legal encyclopedia is among the most helpful legal
resource available online for consumers, not lawyers.
The encyclopedia's Landlords & Tenants section has dozens of useful
Nolo's Web guide is based on general legal principles that apply to all 50
states. Several articles and links offer state-specific information, but
look elsewhere if you want state and local statutes.
Francisco Rent Board || www.ci.sf.ca.us/rentbd/
For San Francisco residents, the city's Residential Rent Stabilization &
Arbitration Board offers fact sheets, general housing information and very
specific references to city ordinances and resolutions affecting tenants and
25 Van Ness Ave., Suite 320, SF, CA 94102-6033 415/252-4600
Fax-back info: 252-4660 Rent Board Commission Meetings 1st & 3rd Tuesdays Six
o'clock p.m., 25 Van Ness Ave., Suite 70 (lower level).
"incredibly thorough website"
California Tenants: A Guide to Residential Tenants' and Landlords' Rights and
Provided by the California Department of Consumer
Housing.org is the home of Project Sentinel, a
nonprofit organization serving Northern California with consumer education
projects, a free mediation service for landlords and tenants and authority
to investigate reports of housing discrimination. Project Sentinel has
offices in Palo Alto, San Jose, Gilroy and Modesto. It produces the Rent
Watch column printed in SF Chronicle and elsewhere.
, the California Apartment Association
Apartment Owners's Magazine
Founded in 1917, the San Francisco Apartment Association is the only Trade
Association that represents the nearly 40,000 rental property owners in San Francisco.
Small Property Owners Association of San Francisco, which focuses on
protecting the rights of small property owners and promoting opportunities
for first-time home buyers.
IREM Chapters with WebSites
Housing Industry Links
|| links ||
The Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco has excellent easy to
understand summaries of recent changes to Landlord-Tenant Laws
Also find a very good link guide to City of SF web pages. HUD subsidy
Seattle's Tenants Union's Tenant Resource Directory has closed. They
suggest the Bad Landlords
or Tenant.net website to find
information about tenant resources in your area