The City of Antioch provides funding to our nonprofit partner ECHO Housing, which has trained mediators that help tenants and landlords settle housing disputes through conciliation and mediation to provide information to tenants and landlords on rental housing issues such as:
If you think you the following questions apply to you, ECHO Housing may be able to help provide support and counseling.
The City also funds Bay Area Legal Aid and Centro Legal de la Raza (through a contract with ECHO Housing) to assist lower income tenants facing eviction with assistance, legal advice and representation as needed.
Bay Area Legal Aid
Phone: (800) 551-5554 or
Bay Area Legal Aid provides legal advice and representation for free to qualifying lower income households on such civil legal issues as:
These services are funded with City of Antioch Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds in order to support tenant rights and housing security.
California Tenant/Landlord Rights and Responsibilities
Please click on the link below for your copy of the California Tenants – A guide to Residential Tenants’ and Landlords’ Rights and Responsibilities:
PDF Version – English: https://landlordtenant.dre.ca.gov/pdf/resources/CaliforniaTenantRenterGuide.pdf
PDF Version – Spanish: https://landlordtenant.dre.ca.gov/pdf/resources/CaliforniaTenantRenterGuide_Spanish.pdf