For help with an eviction, tenants must be referred to ICLC via Shriver Self Help Centers in the courthouses or Stay Housed LA (www.stayhousedla.org)
ICLC provides a wide variety of legal services focused mainly on housing and homelessness to low-income individuals and families:
ICLC promotes decent, affordable housing and addresses conditions that threaten the health and safety of low-income tenants. ICLC educates and organizes tenants so as to empower them to force landlords to repair buildings and improve unhealthy conditions. ICLC sues landlords who fail to comply with the legal requirements of safe and decent housing.
We also advocate for veterans so that they obtain and maintain housing, health and other assistance, thereby ensuring veterans receive the benefits they need and have earned.
Provides legal assistance to keep low-income families in their homes, prevent homelessness, and preserve affordable housing.
ICLC’s public benefits advocacy helps low-income individuals, families, and people living with disabilities apply for and maintain social security disability benefits, food stamps, general relief, and other benefits.
ICLC advocates for innovative and effective policy changes that have the potential to dramatically improve our clients’ lives, focusing on healthy homes, veteran homelessness, homelessness prevention, permanent supportive housing, and tenants rights.
ICLC provides legal services and advocacy to people living with HIV or AIDS and their families.