If you believe your landlord has violated your rights, or you may be living in sub-standard housing, you have the right to FILE A COMPLAINT.


FEDERAL HOUSING DISCRIMINATION

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
https://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/fair_housing_equal_opp/online-complaint


COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

Department of Building Safety:
https://www.ladbsservices2.lacity.org/OnlineServices/?service=rav
Department of Public Health:
http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/report/phreports.htm
City of Los Angeles Housing Department:

(866) 557-7368

http://hcidapp.lacity.org/ReportViolation/Pages/ReportViolation
City of Santa Monica Rent Control Board:
https://www.smgov.net/departments/RentControl/
City of West Hollywood Rent Stabilization & Housing:
http://www.weho.org/residents/rent-stabilization-housing


COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO

Code Enforcement:
http://cms.sbcounty.gov/lus/CodeEnforcement/Complaints/ComplaintForm.aspx
Department of Public Health
https://www.sbcounty.gov/dph/ehsportal/Complaint


COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE

Code Enforcement Department:
http://user.govoutreach.com/riversideco/
Housing Authority:
http://www.harivco.org/Tenant/WhentenantandlandlorddisagreeWhattodo/tabid/84/Default.aspx
Department of Environmental Health:
http://www.rivcoeh.org/Complaint


COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO

Housing Complaints:
http://www.sandiegocounty.gov/content/sdc/deh/fhd/housing/housingcomplaints.html


COUNTY OF ORANGE

Department of Environmental Health:
http://www.ochealthinfo.com/eh/home/complaints
Public Works - Code Enforcement:
http://apps.oc.ca.gov/ActionHandler/processComplaint


CALIFORNIA LANDLORD-TENANT HANDBOOK:

A Guide to Residential Tenants’ and Landlords’ Rights and Responsibilities

http://www.dca.ca.gov/publications/landlordbook/catenant.pdf


Tenants' Rights

THEY CAN'T LOCK YOU OUT

California Civil Code §789.3 - No Landlord Lockouts, Shut off Utilities

THEY CAN'T INTRUDE

California Civil Code §1954 – landlord entering dwelling/property

THEY CAN'T PUSH YOU AROUND

California Civil Code §1940 – Unlawfully influencing tenant to leave

TENANT ENTITLED TO QUIET ENJOYMENT OF PROPERTY

California Civil Code §1927 - A Tenant Has The Right To Quiet Enjoyment Of Rental Property Without A Landlord’s Interference

THEY CAN'T FORCIBLY ENTER OR DETAIN POSSESSIONS

California Penal Code §418 - It Is Illegal To Forcibly Enter A Property Or Detain A Tenant’s Personal Possessions

THEY HAVE TO FIX IT

California Civil Code §1942 - A Tenant Has The Right To Prompt Response To Request For Repairs

FILE A COMPLAINT

Report health problems, building violations, and substandard conditions to local agencies.

Start
(800) 390-9397