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Management company Membership details

Managing property in San Francisco has a host of unique challenges. SFAA helps property managers navigating all aspects of San Francisco’s rapidly changing rental landscape.


  • Seminars
    Stay up to date on the always changing housing issues through educational seminars. SFAA offers a wide range of classes that address all aspects of the rental housing industry. Plus, we are available to teach our courses at your site.

    These seminars will offer your employees the skills and knowledge needed to understand and perform the day to day tasks of property management. Educational events, classes, and seminars also provide your employees networking opportunities with other industry professionals.

  • SFAA's annual Trade Show
    Help your employees identify new vendors and build your referral list. Get information on new products and services to our industry that will help you better serve your buildings.

  • Operational advice
    Receive access to our one-on-one counseling services Monday through Friday that address your questions related to rent control or market rate buildings. Assistance with local regulations and ordinances.

  • Advocacy for landlord rights on a local and state level
    SFAA is dedicated to keeping our members informed about new and proposed laws in San Francisco while fighting to protect the rights of rental property owners.

    San Francisco's land use policy changes so often that it's nearly impossible for property owners to keep abreast of the new laws. SFAA tracks new legislative activity and translates it into understandable and concise language.

  • Rental forms
    SFAA Residential Tenancy Agreement available in word document, for a fee. Updated annually by a panel of the top SF landlord attorneys.

  • Executive Managers luncheons
    Featuring key issues and government leaders.

  • Direct contacts to local utility representatives
    Including San Francisco Water Department, PG&E and Recology.

  • Looking for employees?
    SFAA can help you build your team and find new employees who have completed the CCRM designation.

  • Quarterly Market Conditions
    Our invaluable assessment of the current market is available via email to all of your employees.

  • Publications

    SF Apartment
    – Free monthly subscription
    SFAA’s monthly publication is the premier publication in SF that delivers the latest and most vital information on issues that affect SF Rental Housing Community. SF Apartment Magazine prides itself on giving apartment owners the information needed to navigate the legal and political minefields in this tenant-friendly city.

    Published by Black Point Press, the magazine boasts an impressive and varied pool of writers and columnists—from the region’s top landlord/tenant lawyers to real-estate dealmakers to mom-and-pop owners—who educate readers on their rights and responsibilities of owning and managing rental property in San Francisco. The publication delivers in-depth features, colorful columnists and up-to-date sales statistics and trends, all wrapped up in a vibrant and innovative design.

    Professional Services Directory – our directory of member products and services, considered to be the “Yellow Pages” of the rental housing industry in SF. The Professional Services Directory is a resource guide of vendors that includes a full listing of SFAA Associate Members.

    Electronic Publications
    Stay up to date with email blasts, such as Legislative Updates, upcoming Education seminars, monthly member meetings and more. SFAA help you stay on top of the latest news in the rental community.

Trophy Awards

The San Francisco Apartment Association is proud to announce the 2014 Trophy Awards are coming November 13, 2014 to the elegant Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco.

The Trophy Awards honor the firms, employees and properties that lead San Francisco's Rental Housing Community. To nominate an outstanding individual or business, visit our events page.

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