Services provided by the Fair Housing Council include fair housing enforcement and education, landlord/tenant counseling, mediation and homebuyer HUD counseling which includes first-time homebuyer education and mortgage default counseling.
The EDC provides legal assistance to people who are in legal proceedings for eviction in San Francisco. EDC connects tenants directly with the attorney that will represent them for free through trial.
EDC also runs the Rental Assistance Disbursement Component (RADCo) program, which provides interest-free loans and grants to tenants residing inSan Francisco who have fallen behind in their rent due to a temporary financial setback.
The purpose of the San Francisco Tenants Union is to promote the preservation and expansion of the rights of tenants and the supply of affordable housing. Through drop-in counseling services and the distribution of the Tenants Rights Handbook, the SFTU has educated thousands of San Francisco renters on their rights under local, state and federal law, and empowered residents to assert those rights in an informed and dignified manner.