Topic No. 101: This Year's Security Deposit Interest Rate
The rate of interest owed on deposits for the period March 1, 2018 through February 28, 2019 is 1.2%. The rate of interest owed on deposits for the period March 1, 2017 through February 28, 2018 is 0.6%. The new rate is published annually by the Rent Board in early January for the one-year period beginning March 1st.
To receive a complete list of interest rates for security deposits since September 1983, you can visit our website at www.sfrb.org. The list is also available at our office.