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Covid-19: Resources for Navigating the Outbreak

Under the COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act (AB 3088), Any housing provider who has a tenant who has missed a rent payment since March 2020 must take action by September 30, 2020. 

Landlords must print and mail, or hand-deliver, or post Form CA-400, the Informational Notice of the COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act

CA-400 Notice of CTRA

CA-400 Instructions

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San Francisco Ordered to Shelter In Place-SFAA Office
to Work Remotely Until Further Notice.

The SFAA office will be working remotely in accordance
with the City and County of San Francisco's order to shelter.

If you need advice or counseling, please email your question to a staff member will respond within
24-48 hours, as we will not be answering calls.

If you need access to SFAA or CAA forms, please log in to or

SFAA Staff Directory: 415-255-2288

Executive Director: Janan New- or x.112
Deputy Director: Vanessa Khaleel- or x.116
Government and Community Affairs: Charley Goss- or x.114
Membership Services: Maria Shea- or x.110
Database and Website Manager: Stephanie Alonzo- or x.113
Accountant: Crystal Wang- or x. 111
Marketing Manager: Lara Bogardus Kisich- or x.117
Magazine: Vanessa Khaleel-
Magazine: Pam McElroy-

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SFAA Virtual Monthly Member Meeting

January 25th, 2021

 2021 SFAA Lease Review and Covid-19 Compliance Discussion

Our January Member Meeting will feature a review of the revisions and updates to our new 2021 SFAA Residential Tenancy Agreement. The SFAA lease is updated each year by leading landlord/tenant attorneys and property managers in San Francisco.

Presented by: Eric Andresen, West Coast Property Management

Our January Member Meeting will also feature an attorney discussion on Covid-19 Compliance. Learn how attorneys are helping clients handle the litany of new Covid-19 related rental issues including; Temporary & permanent rent reductions, Covid-19 Tenant Relief Act, accepting partial payments, payment plans, and forbearance.

Covid-19 Compliance Panel:
Justin Goodman, Zacks, Freedman & Patterson
Clifford Fried, Fried & Williams LLP
Curtis Dowling, Dowling & Marquez LLP

The meeting will kick off as always with SFAA’s free Legal Panel. This month we are joined by:
 Legal Q & A Panel Guests 
Moderator: Dave Wasserman, Rent Board Commissioner
Andrew Zacks, Freedman & Patterson, PC
Clifford Fried, Fried & Williams LLP
Curtis Dowling, Dowling & Marquez LLP

Please submit your Legal Q & A questions by Friday, January 15th, by 4pm to Maria Shea at

In order to view our virtual member meeting, please log in to the SFAA website. When logging into the site, your username is your membership number and your password is your zip code followed by sfaa. Your membership number can also be found on the back of your monthly magazine. 

Example: Username: 1234 
Password: 94102sfaa 

We look forward to presenting our pre-recorded Membership Meeting on Monday, January 25th watch your inbox for the link!


Thank you to our member meeting sponsors:

Adapt Dwellings 

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