Tag: rent increase

Understanding the Difference Between Permanent and Temporary Rent Reductions

Understanding the Difference Between Permanent and Temporary Rent Reductions You Need to Know

San Francisco has some of the highest rents in the country. However, this has been somewhat tempered during the Covid-19 pandemic, which has opened up the possibilities for landlords and tenants to work out payment plans or otherwise just lowering the rent. In a city like San Francisco that has rent control for some tenants,… Read more »

Protecting Your Tenancy from Rent Increases

If you have rent control your landlord can’t give you a rent increase above two or three percent a year right? Not exactly. Enter Rent Board Rules and Regulations Section 1.21 . Section 1.21 allows a landlord to raise a tenant’s rent to market rate where the tenant no longer uses their home as their… Read more »