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How to Petition San Francisco Rent Control Board for Capital Improvements

How to Petition San Francisco Rent Control Board for Capital Improvements

Most rental properties in San Francisco are generally older homes or apartment buildings, which oftentimes entails a certain amount of regular upkeep to maintain the asset. With restrictions in rent due to the San Francisco Rent Control Ordinance, owners are limited in the amount they may increase a tenant’s rent, which making necessary improvements over […]

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Tenant rights and security deposit issues in San Francisco

Tenant rights and security deposit issues in San Francisco

California Civil Code Section 1950.5 states rules that landlords and tenants must follow when handling security deposits. California cities as a whole generally abide by these supervisions; however, there are cities, such as San Francisco, that place additional rules on the security deposit process. Many times tenants are unaware of these existing laws and lose […]

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Why San Francisco Landlords Get Sued by Tenants and How to Avoid It

Why San Francisco Landlords Get Sued by Tenants and How to Avoid It

Deciding to become a rental property owner in San Francisco is one of the biggest decisions a person can make and it requires a tremendous amount of responsibility. A situation any landlord can encounter is the possibility of being sued by a tenant. Generally, property owners are sued in small claims court by tenants over […]

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