University & Community Housing Services Office

The University & Community Housing Office (UCHO) is a one-stop resource for rental housing information and dispute resolution. Experienced staff members can help answer questions and provide guidance regarding rental rights and responsibilities. Some services that are available to students, faculty, staff, and property providers include off-campus rental listings, landlord/tenant, neighbor, and roommate dispute resolution, a mediation program, educational workshops, move-in and move-out videotaping, and advice and information about rental rights and responsibilities for both tenants and property providers.


805-893-4371 | 
University of California, Santa Barbara,
University Center, Room 3151 (third floor),
Santa Barbara, CA 93106

IV Community Services District

The Isla Vista Community Services District provides this impartial mediation service to the Isla Vista community to resolve housing issues/disputes fairly, safely, and economically. Our District's Mediator will meet and discuss the best way to find an equitable solution. This program is free & open to all residents.  

Mediation services are open to and can be initiated by both landlords and tenants. Our goal is the create a culture of mutual respect and understanding between all members of community while ensuring housing security for all. 

Email for more questions:

IV Tenants Union

The A.S. Isla Vista Tenants Union (IVTU) strives to serve the needs of UCSB students living in Isla Vista. They educate tenants on their rights and responsibilities and act as a resource when problems arise. They place a strong value in making sure people live without the suffering that arises from discrimination, retaliation, or neglect. In order to ensure this mission, they reach out to property managers, the University, elected officials, local groups, and individuals in order to address pressing tenant issues.

For more information go to IVTU.


(805) 968-6704 
6550 Pardall Road Suite B
Goleta, CA, 93117