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Counseling

harmonyWe offer free tenant rights counseling for San Francisco renters (phone numbers below) and are one of a few organizations in the city that does so for both private and subsidized housing tenants, including public housing, low-income housing and and section 8 tenants.  Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, our offices are closed and all counseling is being done via phone. We have stayed committed to helping all tenants fight for their rights since 1979!

Mission Office

Monday to Thursday, 1-5pm
1663 Mission St, Suite #504
San Francisco, CA 94103
415-703-8644

Richmond Office

Monday, Wednesday-Friday  9am-12noon (closed Tuesday)
4301 Geary Blvd at 7th Ave

415-947-9085

Please call our counseling lines (numbers above) and leave a message. A counselor will return your call during counseling hours Monday through Thursday, 1-5pm, if you’re calling the Mission office; and every weekday but Tuesday, 9am-noon, if you’re calling the Richmond office. The call will be from a blocked number. Please state your name and number slowly, so we can return your call. 

IF YOU’VE RECEIVED AN UNLAWFUL DETAINER (COURT PAPERS), YOU NEED TO CONTACT THE EVICTION DEFENSE COLLABORATIVE by calling (415) 659-9184. 

Counseling is available in Cantonese, Mandarin, Spanish, English and Russian. Sorry, we do NOT accept counseling questions via email.