Public Housing, Subsidized Housing, and Section 8

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Most Frequently Viewed Resources

Read about where to file your lawsuit or case. Information on jurisdiction and venue.

If you cannot afford the filing fee or other court costs, you may qualify to have these fees and costs waived by the court.

The Constitution; Executive and Administrative Laws; County, Appellate, Supreme Court, and Federal Districts; State Legislation; and Legal Guides.

Annual general adjustments (and other rent increase notices), capital improvements, codes & habitability, eviction, leases, mediation services, occupancy registration, roommates & neighbors, section 8, security deposit, separate agreements, subletting, tenant rights & responsibilities, vacancy decontrol

This section will give you general guidelines for how to best prepare yourself for court.

Cities' public housing government agencies.

Whatever the reason, you have the right to represent yourself, to be your own lawyer in all cases in California.

The housing choice voucher program is the federal government's major program for assisting very low-income families, the elderly, and the disabled to afford decent, safe, and sanitary housing in the private market.

Alphabetical Listing of Resources

Who is eligible? How do I apply? How does the application process work?