There are many ways that you can support the Eviction Defense Collaborative, but the easiest and most immediate is to give online through this web site.

Here are just a few of the reasons to support the EDC:

  • We make the most of your contributions: 96% of our budget goes to our services.
  • Our legal clinic assists over 2,500 families a year.
  • Our rental assistance program helps over 600 families a year.
  • Our Coming to Agreement program is extremely successful: 80% of the families assisted created a binding agreement with their landlord and avoided going to trial.
  • We prevent homelessness: Eviction is a leading cause of homelessness.
  • We preserve affordable housing: Maintaining low-income families in their below-market-rent homes is the most cost-effective affordable housing strategy.
  • We encourage diversity: San Francisco is a better, more dignified city when people from diverse backgrounds, including the disabled, the working poor, minorities, and low income families can afford to keep the City their home.
  • Everyone deserves equal access to the justice system: We make that happen.
  • Our clients are satisfied:
    • 98% of respondents say our counselors explained their legal options effectively.
    • 99% of respondents say they understood our settlement conference preparatory workshop well.
    • 93% of respondents rated the speed at which they were able to meet with a counselor as “excellent.”

There are many ways to support us:

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