Housing Law


Are you facing housing or homeownership issues?  Substandard living conditions, unlawful evictions and the unavailability of affordable housing are critical issues facing the low income population.

LASOC and CLS work to preserve housing stability and affordability as well as the availability of housing for low income individuals. Our attorneys also assist clients with eviction defense and help clients respond to issues of retaliation, discrimination and substandard housing. LASOC and CLS promote the production of new affordable housing units, work with cities on code enforcement and challenge land use decisions and actions by local governments.  Whether it’s landlord/tenant issues or habitability issues, housing issues can be stressful.  At LASOC/CLS, our Hotline is equipped to answer many tough housing and homeownership questions.

If you seek legal advice regarding any of the following issues and qualify for services, you may be able to get free legal advice on our Hotline:  eviction, foreclosure, loan modification, federally or other public subsidized housing, substandard housing, landlord/tenant issues, homeownership issues, Homeowners Associations issues, mobile homes, housing discrimination, predatory mortgage lending practices, and other housing issues.

LASOC/CLS also offers the following services* and resources in the area of housing law:

*Placement in clinics, appointments, or other services lies at the discretion of LASOC/CLS staff.  Services are offered based on a variety of factors, including need, availability, and evaluation of each legal matter’s independent facts.