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Sacramento Self Help Housing (SSHH) in collaboration with Community Link, Project Sentinel, Legal Services of Northern California (LSNC), and the Rental Housing Association of Sacramento Valley provides telephone counseling and mediation services for Unincorporated Sacramento County, City of Sacramento, Rancho Cordova, Elk Grove, and Citrus Heights residents in a housing crisis or dispute. The program counselors will deal directly with concerns regarding landlord-tenant disputes and help refer fair housing issues to the appropriate agency. Read more



HAVE A TENTANT-LANDLORD QUESTION?

If you have a question about tenant rights or fair housing, please click here. Renters Helpline staff will contact you soon. Please note that staff may not be able to assist those who live outside our service area.


WITH SUPPORT FROM SACRAMENTO COUNTY

Sacramento County is dedicated to protecting the rights of renters and landlords and promoting fair housing choice. We want everyone to know that discrimination in housing is illegal, and provide you with the resources you need to resolve issues.

Please see the handbook below for more information.

HANDBOOK

WHAT IS FAIR HOUSING?

The Fair Housing Act is a federal act in the United States intended to protect the buyer or renter of a dwelling from seller or landlord discrimination. Its primary prohibition makes it unlawful to refuse to sell, rent to, or negotiate with any person because of that person's inclusion in a protected class.

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