Know Your Rights – San Antonio Renterzine

If you’re looking for a quick look at what rights are available to you as a tenant in San Antonio, You can read our renterzine below. We want to thank Texas RioGrande Legal Aid for their help in the creation of this document and Mary Agnes for her illustration.

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Forms/Links found in the zine:

Recommended resources we mentioned in the zine:

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA) – Right to Counsel Project:
Phone Number: (210)-212-3703
Email: RightToCounsel@trla.org
Address: 1111 N. Maine Ave

St. Mary’s University School of Law Center for Legal and Social Justice:
Phone Number: (210)-570-6135
Address: 1 Camino Santa Maria

San Antonio Legal Services Association:
Website: www.sa-lsa.org

Haven for Hope Resource Center:
Address: 1231 W. Martin St.

Community Justice Program Legal Clinics:
Phone Number: (210)-227-8822
Address: 100 Dolorsa, Suite 500

Caritas Legal Services:
Phone Number: (210)-222-1294
Address: 202 W. French Place

Texas Law Help:
Website: www.texaslawhelp.org

Texas Tenant Advisor:
Website: www.texastenant.org

Disability Rights Texas
Phone Number: 1-833-212-4212
Website: www.disabilityrightstx.org
Email: housing@DRTx.org

Eviction Resources

Electricity:
Department of Human Services: Utility Assistance Program*
Phone Number: (210)-207-7830
Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM to 3:45 PM
*Only Electricity – If the individual is paying CPS directly

Bexar County Residents Hotline
Meant for Utilities
Phone Number: 210-335-3666
Hours: Monday: 8:00 AM to 9:45 AM, 11:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Tuesday – Friday: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Rent:
Catholic Charities*
On Mondays, they only have staff to answer calls for electricity assistance. All day, Monday through Friday, they have staff to answer calls over rent assistance
Phone Number: (210)-226-6178
Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
*Must have: Lease, Eviction Notice or a Notice to Vacate, must be a Bexar County Resident

General:
Neighborhood and Housing Services Utilities, Water, and Internet
Phone Number: (210)-207-7830
Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Eviction Resources

Neighborhood & Housing Services Department
Phone Number: (210)-207-5910
Email: evictionhelp@sanantonio.gov
Hours: Monday – Friday: 7:45AM-4:30PM

San Antonio Homeless Connection Alliance:
Phone Number: 210-207-1799

Emergency Family Shelter (The Salvation Army):
Phone Number: (210)-352-2046

Roy Maas Youth Alternatives/Youth Hotline:
Phone Number: (210)-340-8090

The Battered Women and Children’s Center:
Phone Number: (210)-733-8810

Join the coalition and attend our meetings. You can learn more about the Coalition for Tenant Justice by calling (210)-201-3563!