Topic No. 051: This Year's Annual Allowable Increase

The annual allowable increase amount effective March 1, 2019 through February 29, 2020 is 2.6%. The annual allowable increase amount effective March 1, 2018 through February 28, 2019 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.

To receive a complete list of past annual allowable increases, you can visit our website at www.sfrb.org. The list is also available at our office.

 

November 2018