Federal and state laws provide that it is unlawful "to discriminate against any person in the terms,conditions, privileges of sale or rental of a dwelling, or in the provision of services or facilities in connection therewith, because of race, color, religion, sex, marital statues, handicap, national origin or ancestry." If you believe that you have been discriminated against by your landlord or real estate agent, the following agencies may be able to provide you assistance:
California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. (805) 544-7997
California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (800) 884-1684
San Luis Obispo Housing Authority (805) 543-4478
U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development - Office of Fair Housing Enforcement (800) 347-3739
The following agencies may be able to provide you assistance in resolving disputes:
SLO Solutions (mediation service) (805) 549-0442.
State Department of Consumer Affairs (800) 952-5210.
District Attorney - Consumer Affairs - Small Claims division (805) 781-5856.
California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. (805) 544-7994