Legal Assistance The EDC provides legal assistance to people who are in legal proceedings for eviction in San Francisco. Learn more here. Rental Assistance If you are behind on rent, you may be able to avoid having an eviction filed against you. Learn more here. Shelter Client Advocacy The Shelter Client Advocates work with residents of homeless shelters funded by the City and County of San Francisco to monitor shelter conditions and the application of shelter rules. Learn more here. Tenant Right to Counsel EDC is the Lead Agency to design and implement San Francisco Right to Counsel. Universal right to counsel in eviction is a proven and cost-effective way of keeping people housed. Learn more here.