Housing Complaints

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The purpose of the housing program is to ensure safe housing such as rental units in regulated areas of the County. To accomplish this the Food and Housing Division enforces state laws pertaining to sanitation, maintenance, ventilation, and occupancy.

This program does not serve the following cities: Chula Vista, El Cajon, Escondido, Imperial Beach, National City, Oceanside, or San Diego.

Municipality Phone Number Report a Violation
Chula Vista (619) 691-5280 English
El Cajon (619) 441-1742  
Escondido (760) 839-4650 English  en Español
Imperial Beach (619) 628-1358 English
National City (619) 336-4287 English  en Español
Oceanside (760) 435-3360  
San Diego (619) 236-5500 English
All Others (858) 505-6903 Email: fhdutyeh@sdcounty.ca.gov

 

To report a housing complaint (All Others)

Phone: (858) 505-6903

Fax: (858) 505-6998

Email: fhdutyeh@sdcounty.ca.gov

Department of Environmental Health,
Food & Housing Division
Attn: Duty Desk
P.O. Box 129261
San Diego, CA  92112-9261

 

Housing Disputes

The California Department of Consumer Affairs has published a handbook called "California Tenants: a guide to residential tenants' and landlords' rights and responsibilities" that is available on their website.

Tenant / Landlord Rights and Responsibilities: PDF

 

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California Department of Health Services

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