Rent Board

Protecting tenants from excessive rent increases and unjust evictions while assuring landlords fair and adequate rents.

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    For covered units, the current allowable rent increase is 2.3%. This percentage is effective March 1, 2022 through February 28, 2023

    Our office is currently open to the public Monday to Friday from 10am to 2pm.

    Colorful San Francisco houses
    “San Francisco Skyline” by Alyssa Black, CC BY-SA
    Visit the Rent Board's Housing Inventory and Fee Portal

    View information about residential properties, comply with the City’s Housing Inventory requirements, and pay annual Rent Board fees.

    Get help from a Rent Board counselor

    The Rent Board provides counseling by phone and in person on subjects that are covered by the Rent Ordinance.

    Resources

    About

    We support tenants and landlords in San Francisco by providing information and resources on the Rent Ordinance. This law protects tenants from excessive rent increases and unjust evictions while assuring landlords fair and adequate rents. We also conduct rent arbitrations, mediations, and investigate wrongful evictions.

    Public bodies

    Contact

    Rent Board

    25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 320
    San Francisco, CA 94102
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    The Rent Board's office is open for drop-in services Monday through Friday, 10:00am - 2:00pm. 

    Phone

    Phone

    Monday to Friday
    9 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 4 pm
    Get information or speak with a counselor

    Request public records

    Submit requests for the Rent Board.

    Archived website

    See previous website archived October 2022.