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Rent Cap and Just Cause Protections

The Tenant Protection Act extends protections to millions of California renters. See our explainer for more details about the law.

Get Help Defending Your Rights

If you believe your rights are being violated, you are currently facing an unjust eviction or unfair rent increase, or are under threat of either, the below legal services organizations can help you free of charge or at a low cost.

Tenant Hotline

The Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE) has set up a Tenant Hotline: 1-888-428-7615

Find Legal Help

To find a lawyer, local groups, other resources and get involved, go to the Tenants Together Directory.

Fight for Your Rights

To get involved in a statewide coalition fighting for tenants rights, Housing Now!, sign-up here.

More information at Housing Now!'s Know Your Rights page.