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Tenant Sanctuary’s office at 703 Pacific Avenue is open

Monday from 3 to 6pm,
Wednesday from 3 to 6pm
Friday from 3 to 6pm

We will also be available for walk-in tenants rights counseling on Wednesdays from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the Live Oak Resource Center at 1740 17th Avenue.

Do you have questions about:

Rent Increases?


Repairs and habitability?

Security Deposits?


Lease Provisions?

And any issue regarding tenant-landlord disputes?

Our Mission

The Tenant Sanctuary works to empower tenants by educating them on their rights and providing the tools to pursue those rights.

Events Calendar

Check to see when we’re having counseling hours, legal clinics, or other public events.

Tenant Sanctuary does not provide legal representation, but our counselors can help you to understand and assert your tenants’ rights.

Contact us for more information: (831) 200 – 0740 or

Tenant Sanctuary is a fiscally sponsored project of the Hub for Sustainable Living, a community center and 501(c)3 non-profit based in Santa Cruz, CA. Sustainable living includes skill-building, appropriate and affordable re/use of resources, human-powered transportation, building solidarity among communities, and nurturing creative culture. The Hub supports a board constellation of independent, interrelated projects by providing space at it’s community center, and/or fiscal sponsorship as a non-profit umbrella organization. The Hub’s projects provide access to space, resources, and educational opportunities through demonstration, outreach, and hands-on learning.