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Rental Rights & Referrals Program
200 E. Santa Clara St.
San Jose, CA 95113

Ph: (408) 975-4480

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Renters & Landlords
Rental Housing in San Jose

Safe and clean housing that costs no more than 30% of a person's income is critically important to ensuring that our residents can lead healthy and self-sufficient lives. San Jose is home to approximately 122,000 rental homes. Of those, the City has helped build approximately 17,000 of income-restricted affordable apartments. 

Are you searching for an apartment to rent? Click here for a variety of rental listings. 

The Rental Rights and Referrals Program is part of the Department of Housing and provides education and information to protect the rights of, and improve relations between, tenants and property owners. The program provides services to apartment owners and tenants of buildings that fall under the City's Apartment Rent Ordinance (see below), as well as mobilehome park owners and residents. 

Contact us during normal business hours, Monday - Friday at 408-975-4480.


Apartment Rent Ordinance

The City of San Jose's Apartment Rent Ordinance applies to rental apartment buildings in San Jose that have three or more units, and were built and first rented before September 7, 1979. The Ordinance applies to roughly 44,300 apartment homes. Learn more about the Ordinance here. 

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The Rental Rights and Referrals Program provides education and information to protects the rights of, and improve relations between, tenants and landlords.
The Rental Rights and Referrals Program provides education and information to protects the rights of, and improve relations between, tenants and landlords.
The Rental Rights and Referrals Program provides education and information to protects the rights of, and improve relations between, tenants and landlords.