Fair Housing Counseling & Investigation
Fair Housing Advocates of Northern California provides free comprehensive fair housing counseling, complaint investigation, and assistance in filing housing discrimination complaints with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) or the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH).
If you believe you may have experienced housing discrimination based on your race, color, national origin, religion, gender, disability, familial status, sexual orientation, marital status, source of income, or any other arbitrary characteristic such as age or occupation, click the button below to request assistance, or call Fair Housing Advocates at (415) 457-5025, extension 101, to speak to our intake counselor.
Schedule Tenant Workshops
Fair Housing Advocates offers workshops to educate tenants on their rights and responsibilities under fair housing law. The workshops cover topics such as: basics of fair housing law, how to detect discriminatory practices, protections for immigrants, people with disabilities and families with children, occupancy standards and differences between fair housing and landlord-tenant laws. Contact our education department to schedule a presentation for your group in English or Spanish.
Download Fair Housing Literature
Fair Housing and Legal Protections
Watch Fair Housing Video
Watch our video “Seven Steps to Obtaining Housing” in English or Spanish to learn basic information on the steps to securing housing and how to prepare for the housing search.
Frequently Asked Questions