Disability Rights Legal Center - Provides mediation services to persons with disabilities or those whose conflicts involve a person or persons with disabilities
Human Services, City of Santa Monica - Develops and implements social policies and programs that address the needs of community members of all ages
Westside Center for Independent Living - Coordinates a variety of services for persons with disabilities
City Attorney, Consumer Protection Unit, Santa Monica - Investigates complaints of illegal lockouts, utility shutoffs, discrimination, tenant harassment & consumer fraud
Dept. of Consumer Affairs, Los Angeles County - Provides information regarding state landlord/tenant law and other consumer issues
Community Corporation of Santa Monica - Owns/operates units in Santa Monica for low to moderate-income households.
Housing Authority (Section 8) - Coordinates the federal Section 8 program in the City of Santa Monica
Production & Preservation – Santa Monica Housing Division - Inclusionary housing program, affordable rental housing and a senior resource directory
211 LA County - Referral to community services
CLARE Foundation - Substance abuse assessment/referral
OPCC - Provides case management, crisis intervention, outreach, referrals and meals to homeless individuals
St. Joseph Center - Emergency and long-term services to homeless and low-income people.
Building and Safety Division, Code Compliance Section, City of Santa Monica - Enforces City ordinances and State laws regulating construction activity and the maintenance of building and property in the interest of community health, safety and environmental quality.
Fire Department, City of Santa Monica - Fire Prevention, Hoarding
Planning and Community Development, City of Santa Monica - Information services to enhance and maintain Santa Monica’s environment while ensuring a high quality of life for the community
Air Quality Management District, South Coast, County of Los Angeles - Asbestos issues
Vector Borne Disease Control - Mosquito, bee, or red imported fire ant issues
Los Angeles County Public Health Department - Investigation and enforcement; mold issues
Latino Resources Organization - Community outreach and referral services to Latino residents living on the Westside
Santa Monica Rent Control Website in Spanish
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles - Provides legal assistance to very low- to moderate-income Santa Monica residents on landlord/tenant, government benefits, domestic violence, family law, unemployment and wage claim issues
Santa Monica Bar Association, Lawyer Referral & Info Service - Provides referrals to attorneys, $25 for initial half-hour consultation
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Smart Law Line - Recorded informational messages 24 hours a day.
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Attorney Referral Service - Referrals to free or low-cost attorneys for low-income clients
Bet Tzedek Legal Services - Assists low-income residents with legal issues but excludes Santa Monica landlord/tenant issues
Los Angeles Housing Law Project - Provides low-cost consultations to tenants in eviction-related actions. Fees are on a sliding scale based on income and family size
Center for Civic Mediation- Owner/Tenant, Tenant/Tenant, Neighbor/Neighbor, Employer/Employee, Family and Domestic law. Lawyer referral service
ACTION in Santa Monica - Owner members only
Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles (AAGLA) - For owners
California Apartment Association - For owners
Recorder/County Clerk, Los Angeles County - Records changes in ownership of real property
Treasurer & Tax Collector, Los Angeles County - Provides information related to property tax records.
Beverly Hills Rent Stabilization Division
Los Angeles Housing Rent Stabilization Board
West Hollywood Rent Stabilization and Housing Dept.
Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board
City and County of San Francisco Rent Board
WISE & Healthy Aging - Synergy of services, information, programs and support for seniors, those who care for them and the professionals who work with them
State Franchise Tax Board - Homeowner & Renter Assistance Claim
Los Angeles County Small Claims Court Advisor - Provides legal advice and referrals. 24-hour pre-recorded informational messages on a range of topics
Superior Court of California: Small Claims – General Information - Overall guide to small claims
Department of Consumer Affairs: Using the Small Claims Court - Guide to practical use
Center for Civic Mediation - Landlord/Tenant, Tenant/Tenant, Neighbor/Neighbor, Employer/Employee, Family and Domestic Law
Santa Monicans for Renters’ Rights (SMRR) - For tenants
Golden State Manufactured Home Owners League - Provides general information on state and local laws and other issues affecting mobile home owners