Topic No. 051: This Year's Annual Allowable Increase
The annual allowable increase amount effective March 1, 2017 through February 28, 2018 is 2.2 %. The annual allowable increase amount effective March 1, 2016 through February 28, 2017 is 1.6 %.
There is no limit on the amount of rent a landlord may first charge the tenant when renting a vacant unit. Rent increases in rental units outside of San Francisco are not within the San Francisco Rent Board’s jurisdiction. There is no commercial rent control in San Francisco.