Fair housing advocacy organizations

Get help with housing discrimination and reasonable accommodations for disability.

Organizations in San Francisco

AIDS Legal Referral Panel (ALRP)

ALRP works to help people with HIV/AIDS maintain or improve their health by resolving their legal issues.

Phone: 415-701-1100, ext. 314


Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus

Housing advocacy for low-income residents.

55 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94111

Phone: 415-896-1701


Bay Area Legal Aid

Income restrictions apply.

1800 Market Street, 3rd Floor (between Octavia & Laguna)

Phone: 800-551-5554 (legal advice line) or 415-982-1300


Independent Living Resource Center of San Francisco

Advocacy, information, and support services for people with disabilities.

825 Howard Street, SF, CA 94103

Phone: 415-543-6222 

Legal Assistance to the Elderly

Free legal services for senior and disabled San Francisco residents.

701 Sutter Street, 2nd Floor (call first to make an appointment)

Phone: 415-538-3333


Open Door Legal

Limited service area. See if you're eligible and open a case.

4622 3rd St., San Francisco, CA 94124

Phone: 415-735-4124

Organizations in other parts of California

California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA)

CRLA offers a variety of services and programs to California's low-income communities, including advocacy for people who experience housing discrimination.

CRLA Santa Rosa office: 1160 N. Dutton Ave., Suite 105, Santa Rosa, CA 95401

Phone: 707-528-9941


Disability Rights California

California's statewide advocacy organization for people with disabilities.

Oakland office: 1330 Broadway, Suite 500, Oakland, CA 94612

Phone: 510-267-1200 or 800-776-5746


Fair Housing Advocates of Northern California (formerly Fair Housing of Marin)

Service area includes Marin County, Solano County, and Sonoma County (except the city of Petaluma).

1314 Lincoln Avenue, Suite A San Rafael, CA 94901

Phone: 415-457-5025


Legal Services of Northern California (LSNC)

LSNC is a federal, state and local-funded legal services program providing civil representation to low-income clients in Northern California, including the following counties: Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Chico, Colusa, Del Norte, El Dorado, Glenn, Humboldt, Lake, Lassen, Mendocino, Modoc, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Tehama, Trinity, and Yolo counties.

LSNC Vallejo office: 1810 Capitol Street, Vallejo, CA 94590

Phone: 707-643-0054


Project Sentinel

Project Sentinel is a nonprofit agency dedicated to ending housing discrimination through education, advocacy, investigation and enforcement of fair housing laws. Service area includes Monterey County, Sacramento County, Santa Clara County, San Mateo County, Stanislaus County, and parts of Alameda County. 

Phone: 888-324-7468 or 650-321-6291

Email: info@housing.org

Last updated December 17, 2021