General Membership Meeting
Monday, July 21, 2008
Golden Gate Room, Building A
The 2008 SFAA Trophy Awards are coming Nov. 13. Learn more and nominate a business or individual today!
File, Shred or Secure: A Legal Guide to Document Retention and Destruction
by Stacy H. Rubin and D. Patrick O’Laughlin
Security Deposit Basics
by Michael C. Hall
The President’s Report
Get Past Your Rent Board Bias
by David Wasserman
The TIC World
TICs a Bright Spot in the Floundering Market
by D. Andrew Sirkin
On the Level
Perennial Painting Problems
by Terry Meany
The Other Side
The Need for Masking Court Unlawful Detainer Records
by J. Wallace Oman
Big Changes Since Last Summer
by Jay Greenberg
Legal Corner Q&A
When Does Rent Control Apply?
by Various Authors
State High Court Weighs in on Code Violations
by Clifford E. Fried
Sacramento Buzzing with Talk of ADA Reform
by Monica Williamson
The Sheridan Report
How Long Can San Francisco Beat Back the Economic Doldrums?
by Matthew C. Sheridan
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SFPUC Calls for Voluntary Conservation
Following two consecutive dry winters, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission is asking customers to continue the voluntary conservation efforts that were effective in reducing water consumption by 13% overall last year.
Green Your Property
Victory Gardens is a pilot project funded by the City of San Francisco to support the transition of backyards, front yards, window boxes, rooftops and unused land into organic food production areas.
SFAA at RBA Gala
The board members and staff of the San Francisco Apartment Association attended the annual banquet for the Residential Builders Association of San Francisco.
No Fear of SF Rent Strike
Since mid-May, thousands of flyers calling for a “rent strike” have been circulated around San Francisco.
Managers Luncheon August 21
SFAA invites all of its members in property management firms to join the Managers Luncheon on August 21, 2008, at Absinthe in Hayes Valley.
Tropical Blast Trade Show September 22
On Monday, September 22, 2008, the San Francisco Apartment Association will hold its annual boutique trade show at Fort Mason. SFAA’s Tropical Blast Trade Show will cover all facets of the multifamily housing industry.
Second Annual SFAA Trophy Awards November 13
SFAA’s second annual Trophy Awards will be held at the Palace Hotel on November 13, 2008.
New Assessment Districts Considered
Building owners in the Financial District and SOMA are considering assessing themselves additional taxes in order to finance community benefit districts in three areas.
Prop. 98 Defeated
Proposition 98, an eminent domain reform measure that would have begun the phase-out of rent control throughout the state, was defeated at the polls on June 3.