Rent Board

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

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
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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.

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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.

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.