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SFAA November 2016 Slate Card

SF Planning's Accessory Dwelling Unit Handbook

Residential Fireplace Disclosure Addendum

Starting June 1, 2016 all lease agreements for apartments with wood-burning fire places within the Bay Area Air Quality Management District must use this addendum.

SFAA PAC's June Election 2016 Slate Card

Updated Pre-Buyout Disclosure Form available now

Updated 3 Day Notice to Pay Rent available now

The 2016 Allowable Rental Increase Amount is 1.6% effective 3/1/16

Effective March 1, 2016 through February 29, 2017, the allowable annual increase amount is 1.6%.

In accordance with Rules and Regulations Section 1.12, this amount is based on 60% of the percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for All Urban Consumers in the San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose region for the 12-month period ending October 31, which was 3.2% as posted in November 2014 by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

To calculate the dollar amount of the 1.6% annual rent increase, multiply the tenant's base rent by .016. For example, if the tenant's base rent is $1,500.00, the annual increase would be calculated as follows: $1,500.00 x .016 = $24.00. The tenant's new base rent would be $1,524.00 ($1,500.00 + $24.00 = $1,524.00).

2015 Gross Receipts Tax Adjustment and Payroll Expense Tax Rate

Amending Regulation of Short-Term Residential Rentals (141036)

Construction of Accessory Dwelling Units in D8 (150365)

Conditional Use Requirement for Residential Mergers (150532)

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Street Trees and Adoption of Associated Fees (150221)

Construction of Accessory Dwelling Units in D3 (150585)

Notice to Tenants of Dwelling Unit Merger or Demolition (150587)

Eviction Protection Ordinance 2.0 (150646)

Applying Inclusionary Housing Requirements to Group Housing (150348)

Press Release: SFAA and Housing Groups File Suit Against Buyout Ordinance

Legislation to create additional units while conducting seismic work was passed by the Board of Supervisors

Learn about Inlaw Legalization

Short Term Rental Letter to Residents Now Available

Judge tosses S.F. law meant to shield evicted tenants

Legislation to provide clarity on removing parking spaces from use during mandatory seismic retrofit work is now in effect.

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SF Apartment September 2016

September 2016 - Click here to read selections from the current edition of SFAA's SF Apartment magazine. SFAA members receive the full magazine every month.

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