NOTE: OTU monthly meetings are suspended until further notice. For help, call or email us, or contact the tenant resources listed here.
Oakland Tenants Union meets regularly at 7:00-9:00 pm on the second Monday of each month. Our monthly meetings are held in the Community Room of the Madison Park Apartments, 100 9th Street (at Oak Street, across from the Lake Merritt BART Station). To enter, gently knock on the window of the room to the right of the main entrance to the building.
Help and Support
If you have a tenant/landlord issue or want to learn about your rights as a renter learn more here, or contact the tenant resources listed here.
For more information about your legal protections and options, or for a referral, you may also call OTU's Information and Referral Line at (510) 704-5276 and leave a voicemail or email us at help@OaklandTenantsUnion.org. OTU is a volunteer organization and we may not be able to reply right away.
OTU members are also available for questions at the Oakland Public Library Main Branch on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month from 3:00-5:00 pm at the Veteran's Center in the main lobby. Check the current schedule here. NOTE: Oakland libraries are currently closed until further notice due to the public health emergency. OTU library advice hours will resume when libraries re-open. To schedule a consultation for a specific time during these hours, call or email us at the contact information above.
Oakland Tenants Union is a volunteer organization and relies entirely on donations to provide assistance to fellow tenants through our tenant support phone line, website, and other materials. Any amount is appreciated. Thank you!
Learn how to donate online, by mail, or in person: