Child care providers have the right to provide child care in any residential property of their choosing, whether they rent or
own those homes. Learn about these rights below:
Fact Sheets about housing rights from the California Civil Rights Department:
Watch our Video on Housing Rights for Child Care Providers
Also view the video in Spanish, Chinese, Farsi, Arabic, and Russian.
It is illegal to refuse to rent to or evict someone who operates or plans to operate a family child care in their home. Learn more about these rights stated in The Keeping Kids Close to Home Act:
More resources on fair housing rights:
- California Tenants: A Guide To Residential Tenants’ and Landlords’ Rights and Responsibilities
- CAL FIRE – Office of the State Fire Marshal, Information Bulletin 20-008: Guidance for Family Day Care Homes
If you or someone you know has received a “Notice to Vacate,” “Notice to Pay Rent or Quit,” an “Unlawful Detainer” notice, or another notice demanding you move from your home or face eviction, please visit lawhelpca.org or contact an eviction defense attorney/law office or your city or county’s local fair housing agency IMMEDIATELY.