Housing Law

SDVLP’s housing law programs provide legal services to low-income San Diegans who need assistance with various housing/landlord-tenant issues. Scroll down for information about our programs and eligibility requirements.

Housing Law

SDVLP’s housing law programs provide legal services to low-income San Diegans who need assistance with various housing/landlord-tenant issues. Scroll down for information about our programs and eligibility requirements.

Unlawful Detainer Clinic

The North County Unlawful Detainer Clinic provides legal information to litigants in residential eviction (unlawful detainer) cases. The clinic can also help litigants with Unlawful Detainer court documents. The Walk-in Clinic operates Monday through Friday on a first-come, first-served basis. Those with non-urgent questions may also request assistance by clicking on the button below to apply online.
ADDRESS
Vista Courthouse
Main Building, South Entrance

325 South Melrose Drive
Vista, CA 92081

Walk-in Clinic:

Monday – Friday
8:30 am – 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Or Apply Online:

request landlord – tenant legal help

Tenants’ Rights Program – Remote Eviction Notice Legal Clinic

The Tenants’ Rights Program assists low-income tenants with housing legal issues, with a focus on eviction prevention and housing stability. Currently, the TRP is operating a Remote Eviction Notice Legal Clinic to provide legal advice to low-income San Diego tenants who have received a 30-/60-/90-day eviction notice from their landlord, but who have not yet been sued. The clinic is fully remote and takes place on Thursday mornings at 9:30 am. All applicants must meet SDVLP’s financial guidelines and residency requirements. To apply for this clinic, please call (619) 214-9128. 

“I was hours away from losing my home. The volunteers and staff helped me with paperwork that I never in a million years could have prepared in time. Thank you so much from the bottom of my heart. You literally kept a roof over my head. You folks are heroes.”

UNLAWFUL DETAINER CLIENT

“Really appreciative of the services I received today. It has lifted a lot of stress. I felt like my opinion and concerns were heard, understood, and that’s all I could ask for. Thank you very much.”

UNLAWFUL DETAINER CLIENT

“Amazing to have this level of help. You have taken away so much stress and worry in our lives in just 30 minutes!”

UNLAWFUL DETAINER CLIENT

Unlawful Detainer Clinic

The North County Unlawful Detainer Clinic provides legal information to litigants in residential eviction (unlawful detainer) cases. The clinic can also help litigants with Unlawful Detainer court documents. The Walk-in Clinic operates Monday through Friday on a first-come, first-served basis. Those with non-urgent questions may also request assistance by clicking on the button below to apply online.
ADDRESS
Vista Courthouse
Main Building, South Entrance

325 South Melrose Drive
Vista, CA 92081

Walk-in Clinic:

Monday – Friday
8:30 am – 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Or Apply Online:

request landlord – tenant legal help

Tenants’ Rights Program – Remote Eviction Notice Legal Clinic

The Tenants’ Rights Program assists low-income tenants with housing legal issues, with a focus on eviction prevention and housing stability. Currently, the TRP is operating a Remote Eviction Notice Legal Clinic to provide legal advice to low-income San Diego tenants who have received a 30-/60-/90-day eviction notice from their landlord, but who have not yet been sued. The clinic is fully remote and takes place on Thursday mornings at 9:30 am. All applicants must meet SDVLP’s financial guidelines and residency requirements. To apply for this clinic, please call (619) 214-9128. 

“I was hours away from losing my home. The volunteers and staff helped me with paperwork that I never in a million years could have prepared in time. Thank you so much from the bottom of my heart. You literally kept a roof over my head. You folks are heroes.”

UNLAWFUL DETAINER CLIENT

“Really appreciative of the services I received today. It has lifted a lot of stress. I felt like my opinion and concerns were heard, understood, and that’s all I could ask for. Thank you very much.”

UNLAWFUL DETAINER CLIENT

“Amazing to have this level of help. You have taken away so much stress and worry in our lives in just 30 minutes!”

UNLAWFUL DETAINER CLIENT