City of Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board
City of Berkeley Rental Housing Safety Program
Small Claims Court (Security Deposits)
(510) 272 1393
Advice Line: (888) 495-8020
East Bay Community Law Center
Eviction Defense Center
Tenants may obtain referrals to other Rental Assistance providers, like Catholic Charities, by contacting the East Bay Community Law Center or calling 211.
More info: Rental Assistance Program
(The City of Berkeley is discussing reinstating the Rental Assistance funding as part of discussions on “antidisplacement” in Summer 2017)
SEEDS Community Resolution Center (Mediation)
1968 San Pablo Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94702
Telephone: (510) 548-2377
San Francisco tenant lawyer rants about landlords and other tenants rights issues. Humorous, informative comments about tenants rights and tenant law.