Many tenant rights organizations and legal service providers have switched to phone counseling or appointment-only meetings due to the Stay-in-place order.  You can find a list of how to get in touch with them all here.

There are many excellent resource guides available right now.  We recommend you start with the one by Bay Rising, a comprehensive guide for the Bay Area, searchable by city or county, and available in English, Spanish, and Chinese.


Resources for Tenants, produced by Causa Justa :: Just Cause in Spanish and English

Filipino Bay Area COVID-19 Resources, produced by SOMCAN

• A resource guide created by the Mission SRO Collaborative for SRO tenants in Spanish and English.

Chinese-Language COVID Resource List: Chinese for Affirmative Action’s guide in Chinese, focused on SF resources.

Bay Area COVID-19 Relief Funds for Undocumented Communities

Bay Area Mutual Aid Wiki: Round up of food, financial, and mutual aid resources in the Bay Area. Languages: English and Spanish

• The Bay Area COVID-19 Mass Resource List (or here in Spanish) from the Freedom Community Clinic

1 Degree resource Guide, searchable by city/county in SF Bay Area and LA.


Free COVID19 testing for anyone with symptoms in San Francisco

Help paying for housing costs: informational page by city of San Francisco

High Risk Community Housing Program: this program provides free rooms and meals at a centrally located hotel for eligible residents who work outside the home

Office of Economic and Workforce Development: San Francisco’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development has information about federal, state, and local resources for workers and employers in a clearly laid out website. For more questions. call the Worker Information Line at 415-701-4817 or Email 7 days a week, 8am-6pm.


• Tenants Together has two resources guides: one for California tenants and one for CA Organizations doing tenants’ rights advocacy during Covid-19.

• The Guide for Immigrant Californians produced by the state of California. Languages: Spanish, Chinese traditional, Chinese simplified, Korean, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.

A List of Relief Funds for Undocumented Workers in California

Click here to search ProPublica's database to see if your address is covered by the Federal CARES Act, which offers some tenant protections.

• Legal Aid at Work: FAQs: The guide discusses how to file a claim for Unemployment Insurance benefits or disability, how to access paid sick leave, and what resources undocumented workers, independent contractors, and gig workers have access to. They discuss discrimination at work, reasonable accommodations for workers with a disability such as a compromised immune system, and much more. Languages: English, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese

Health Information guides in many languages