Upcoming Events

08/03/2021 - 11:00am

Please register for Fair Housing - The Basics and Covid-19 Updates on August 3, 2021, at 11:00 AM PST at::

08/05/2021 - 10:00am

The Family Law Team will host a virtual informational session on the 1st Thursday of the month beginning July 1, 2021 at 10 AM.

08/11/2021 - 10:00am

Free Housing Webinar Fair Housing - Sexual Harassment and Domestic Violence on August 11, 2021  10:00 AM PST at:

INFORMATION ON RENTAL ASSISTANCE

San Diego County residents financially impacted by COVID-19 who need help paying their rent and utilities may qualify for assistance.
Applications for the County of San Diego’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) 2021 can be submitted starting March 2, 2021.The County’s ERAP 2021 serves all areas of the San Diego region except for the cities of San Diego and Chula Vista. 
For more information on the County’s program, please visit www.sdhcd.org or call (858) 694-4801 to speak to a housing representative. 
If you are a resident of the cities of San Diego and Chula Vista, or if you are not sure which program serves your area, you can visit www.ERAPsandiego.org 

More information can also be found here  /  County of San Diego COVID-19 Emergency Rent & Utilities Assistance Program - Creating An Account - YouTube

San Diego Eviction Prevention Collaborative Launches Housing Help San Diego website - For more information click here  (Español)

LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF SAN DIEGO’S GUIDE TO EVICTION MORATORIUMS RELATED TO COVID-19:

WHAT TENANTS AND LANDLORDS NEED TO KNOW

Please be advised that due to the U.S. being in a state of emergency, government directives and orders, and associated enforcement procedures are rapidly changing. 

Legal Aid Society of San Diego, Inc. has compiled the following:

San Diego County Eviction Ban and Rent Cap FAQ created 5/14/21:  Click Here  (Español)

The CDC's Temporary Halt in Residential Evictions FAQ created 3/29/21:  Click Here (Español)

 AB 1482 Tenant Protection Act of 2019:  Click Here (Español)

AB 3088 COVID-19 Small Landlord and Homeowner Protections created 9/3/20:  Click Here  (Español)

AB 832 The COVID-19 Relief and Federal Rental Assistance Act created 7/2/21: Click Here (Español)

Eviction Rights for City of San Diego Residents updated 8/27/20: Click Here (Español)

Eviction Rights under the Federal CARES Act updated 4/7/20: Click Here (Español)

Unlawful Detainer Cases Procedures During Emergency Conditions FAQ: Click Here

WE ARE STILL OPERATING and PROVIDING FULL SERVICES REMOTELY, BUT OUR 3 MAIN OFFICES ARE TEMPORARILY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

 Please call our main intake line at 877-LEGAL-AID (877-534-2524)

If you think your landlord is attempting to evict you in violation of state and local moratoriums, you can make a complaint to the City Attorney's Office by clicking this link: https://www.sandiego.gov/cityattorney/divisions/civillitigation/civilpro...

Please visit our free legal clinic information page at website at https://www.lassd.org/area/free-clinics for updates about our free legal clinics, or if you want to see if we can help you, you can submit through our online form, click here.

Thank you for your cooperation!


Providing Free Legal Assistance for People Living in San Diego County Who Qualify for Our Services

Beneath the Beauty that is San Diego, lies a shocking reality:  Over 1 million of our 3 million County Residents live in Economic Hardship (at or below 200% of the federal poverty limit). These residents lack the funds to meet all of their basic needs, let alone pay for a lawyer.  We are here to help

Our legal system is complex for anyone. But for those unable to hire a lawyer, it is downright intimidating. For 96 years The Office of Public Attorney, now the Legal Aid Society of San Diego, has steadfastly provided free professional legal services to these families and individuals.

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