Learn more about mediation and about your rights and responsibilities as a tenant, landlord, or homeowner.

Palo Alto Tenant Guide - A guide to the most frequently asked questions about rental housing; also available in Chinese (simplified) and Spanish

Overview of Landlord/Tenant Laws in California - A summary of key laws that affect nearly all California landlords and tenants

Neighbor Dispute Resources - A collection of articles and FAQs on a variety of neighbor issues

California Evidence Code on Mediation - The full, legal text of the California Evidence Code sections that govern mediations in California

Confidentiality Acknowledgment - A PAMP document that all participants must sign prior to mediation acknowledging that mediations are confidential and guided by the provisions in the California Evidence Code

Participating in Mediation - A brief overview of guidelines that contribute to a successful mediation; recommended reading prior to a mediation session