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.