Category: Illegal Units

What if My Apartment is Illegal?

Advice for tenants in illegal units

One issue that we see come up frequently involves “illegal” units. Many tenants have no idea that they live in an illegal unit or what that might mean. Whether your apartment is illegal or not can be significant and impact your tenancy and rights. Illegal units are residential dwelling units that lack a “certificate of final completion and occupancy.” Certificates of occupancy are issued by the San Francisco Department of... Read More