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CONSUMER AGENCIES (LOCAL)

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Many of the local consumer agencies listed below are able to provide consumer assistance for a variety of issues. If no county is listed, the consumer may have to resort to Small Claims Court, the Better Business Bureau, or a private attorney.



See Landlord/Tenant entry for Landlord/Tenant referrals by county.


ALAMEDA COUNTY:


Alameda County District Attorney:

  • Does not mediate landlord/tenant disputes.
  • Mediates consumer and business disputes.
  • Investigates business fraud.
  • Provides referrals to other agencies.

Alameda County District Attorney
Consumer and Environmental Protection Division
7677 Oakport Street, #400
Oakland, CA 94621
(510) 569-9281
*Respondent must reside in Alameda County.


Eden Council for Hope and Opportunity, Inc. (ECHO):

  • Provides landlord/tenant counseling and mediation.
  • Offers assistance to renters who have experienced temporary financial setback repayment contract set up with landlord).
  • Renters Assistance Program (RAP).

Eden Council for Hope and Opportunity, Inc. (ECHO)
770 A Street
Hayward, CA 94541

Hayward, CA (510) 581-9380
Berkeley, CA (510) 845-9030
Livermore,CA (510) 449-7340
Oakland, CA (510) 836-4826 (RAP)
Renter must reside in the city of Oakland.


Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board:

  • Provides landlord/tenant counseling and mediation.
  • Provides information about rent control or general rental information for residents in Berkeley.
  • Provides general information about landlord/tenant issues for any consumer

Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board
2125 Milvia Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 644-6128
www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/rent/





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