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Resources for Tenants: Displacement, Discrimination,

Contact external agencies to assist with the prevention of displacement.

Homelessness Prevention Pilot

Bay Area Community Services (BACS) is providing emergency financial assistance and care coordination services to Oakland residents. Funding is extremely limited.

https://www.keepoaklandhoused.org/howtogethelp

Legal Services, Eviction Defense, and Emergency Financial Assistance

Centro Legal De La Raza strives to stop displacement and stabilize communities through eviction defense, drop-in legal clinics, administrative hearings before rent boards, and more.

Tenants seeking to apply for free legal services should contact Centro Legal via phone at (510) 437-1554 or via email at tenantsrights@centrolegal.org. There are very limited emergency financial assistance funds.

Alameda County Housing Secure

Alameda County Housing Secure is a collaborative of legal services providers partnering to prevent displacement throughout Almada County.

There is very limited rental assistance available for Oakland residents contingent upon Alameda County funding availability. For more information: https://www.ac-housingsecure.org/tenant

Stay Housed Bay Area

Stay Housed Bay Area connects people with the help they need to keep their housing, like rental assistance and legal services.

Get Assistance with Housing Discrimination Issues
The City provides funding to the following non-profits to offer fair housing services to landlords, tenants, and families with children.

 

Causa Justa :: Just Cause (510) 763-5877

ECHO Housing (510) 581-9380

Centro Legal de la Raza (510) 437-1554

East Bay Community Law Center (510) 548-4040

Oakland Housing Authority (510) 874-1653 or (510) 587-2100

Housing Economic Rights Advocates (510) 271-8443

Family Front Door Crisis Line: (888) A-WAY-OUT

 

Posted: August 10th, 2023 2:16 PM

Last Updated: May 28th, 2024 3:14 PM

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