Displacement Prevention Resources for Tenants

Contact external agencies to assist with the prevention of displacement.

Posted: August 10th, 2023 2:16 PM

Last Updated: August 10th, 2023 2:28 PM

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


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