Tenant resources

Information to make your next tenancy run smooth

Great information every tenant should know

At ReLISTO, we feel strongly about building great relationships between tenants and landlords. This starts with everyone being well-informed about the terms of the lease and of landlord-tenant laws. Here are some of our favorites.

California Tenants: A guide to residential tenants’ and landlords’ rights and responsibilities

A great objective resource for California Tenants and Landlords to help guide tenancy. Download PDF

Call a lawyer at night

Have a specific legal question? Radio Station KALW hosts a Know Your Legal Rights forum which allows you to call in with your questions.

Rent stabilization boards

Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board
Los Angeles Housing Department
San Francisco Rent Board
San Jose Rent Ordinance
Santa Monica Rent Control Board 
West Hollywood Rent Stabilization Commission

Tenant advocacy

San Francisco Tenants Union
Santa Monicans For Renters Rights
Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco
Tenants Together

ReLISTO rental calculators

Calculate Rent Board Fees
Calculate Security Deposit Interest
Calculate Allowable Rent Increase