The Tenants Union provides non-legal online information, advocacy, and in-person counseling on housing matters in SF. They act more as a support center for self help than as a legal advocate, and are mostly run by volunteers.

Ways to Contact

Request a counseling appointment. English speakers: Come in person during counseling hours. See schedule HERE. Spanish speakers: call 415.606.3160


For low income individuals, it is $30 for membership for the year (including counseling) or people can make a donation, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds.


Collect key information in advance if possible: case numbers, names of key people, court dates and deadlines, documents related to the issue, and any questions you have.