Our Mission: 

Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County works with communities and their leaders to produce and preserve quality affordable homes. 

Tenant Legal and Health Resources

Legal & Health Resources for Tenants:

Address: 2117‐B University Avenue, East Palo Alto 94303
Phone: (650) 326‐6440 ∙ Fax: (650) 326‐9722
The CLSEPA Housing Program strives to safeguard decent and affordable housing by working with individual clients and their families to resolve specific housing problems. Our Housing Program also advocates with local and state agencies to protect homeowners both locally and state-wide.
Services: Information, Outreach & Referral; Foreclosure Counseling; Credit Readiness Counseling; Refinance/Loan Modification; and Eviction Prevention & Defense
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Address: Natalie Lanam Justice Center, Sobrato Center for Nonprofits Redwood City, 330 Twin Dolphin Dr., Suite 123, Redwood City, CA 94065
Phone: (800) 381-8898
Provides free civil legal advice, counsel and representation to low-income people living in San Mateo County.
Services: Clients' Rights Advocate Program, Domestic Violence Collaborative, Health Consumer Center, HomeSavers Project, Kids in Crisis Project, Linking Immigrants to Benefits Resources & Education (LIBRE), Peninsula Family Advocacy Program (FAP), Protecting Victims of Domestic Violence Project, Safety Net Services, Senior Advocates Program, Teen Parent Project
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Address: 298 S. Sunnyvale Ave., #209, Sunnyvale 94309
Phone: (408) 720‐9888, x 11, (888) 331-3332
Description: Project Sentinel is a HUD‐approved housing counseling agency. It provides foreclosure prevention counseling in San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Alameda counties.
Services: Information, Outreach & Referral; Financial Education & Coaching; Foreclosure Counseling; Credit Readiness Counseling; Refinance/Loan Modification; Negotiating Settlement of Second Mortgages; and Referrals to Housing Options
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Mandarin

Address: 180 Grand Ave. Suite 750, Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 302-3365
Description: RAMP’s mission is to reduce the burden of asthma through a comprehensive approach, ranging from clinical management to environmental protection. We collaborate, coordinate, share resources, advocate, and promote policy change in order to reduce inequities, strengthen asthma prevention efforts, and improve management for all communities.
Services: See information sheet here
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Address: 995 Market Street, Suite 1202
Phone: (415) 495-8100
Description: Tenants Together is a nonprofit organization dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of California tenants to safe, decent and affordable housing.  As California’s only statewide renters' rights organization, Tenants Together works to improve the lives of California’s tenants through education, organizing and advocacy.  Tenants Together seeks to galvanize a statewide movement for renters’ rights.
Services: Tenants rights' hotline, tenants rights' resources
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish