Deepika Sharma

Deepika Sharma

Deepika Sharma

Director of Housing Policy & Tenant Protections

Contactdeepika.sharma@lacity.org

Favorite District Restaurant: So Lou Wine Shop and Little Dom's

Prior to joining CD4, Deepika was the Director of Litigation for Mental Health Advocacy Services and a Senior Attorney in the Homelessness Prevention Law Project at the largest pro bono law firm, Public Counsel. Over her career as an advocate, she has represented hundreds of tenants in their individual housing cases and also worked on impact litigation aimed at ending discrimination in housing, supporting racial equity, and providing access to benefits for people with disabilities. She earned her BA and JD from the University of California at Berkeley.

As Tenant Protections Specialist, Deepika applies her expertise in tenant protections to both individual constituent concerns across the district and legislative work in the Housing Committee.