One of San Francisco's oldest non-profits, the San Francisco Apartment Association (SFAA) has been assisting rental housing providers navigate the challenges of managing property in San Francisco through advocacy, education, and advice. Property owners count on us for resources and guidance, and we've ensured that tens of thousands of rental homes are run both effectively and ethically.
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As an SFAA member, you'll be able to access, email, and print the SFAA Residential Tenancy Agreement (Lease Agreement) online for just a small fee.
SFAA provides fast and secure tenant screening as well as rental marketing through its trusted vendor, Intellirent.
Access templates for dozens of forms and signs commonly needed by rental owners and managers in SF.
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SF Apartment Magazine serves as the official publication of the San Francisco Apartment Association. The publication reaches more than 6,000 apartment owners and property managers throughout San Francisco.
The publication reflects the local housing market, with writers and columnists addressing all aspects of the management, ownership and sales of apartment buildings.
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SFAA Monthly Member Meetings are informative events that focus on industry trends, legislative and regulatory updates, leasing tips, the rental market, and more. A free 30-minute legal pane is also offered at the top of every meeting.
Facing complex and ever-changing legislation, rental owners and managers can find it hard to keep up with the new developments in the SF rental market. We do our best to keep our members abreast of the latest trends through weekly educational classes and consistent digital outreach.
In addition to our weekly and monthly events, the SFAA also hosts a Landlord Expo and an annual Trophy Awards ceremony. Both events provide great opportunities to network with and learn from some of the top professionals in the San Francisco rental market.
SFAA’s Political Action Committee works to support and recommend local candidates and ballot measures to foster a friendlier environment for rental housing providers.
SFAA’s Legal Fund is used to litigate against laws that have passed at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors that infringe upon the rights of property owners.
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SFHF’s primary focus is educating landlords who do not speak English as their primary language. These property owners may have a particularly difficult time keeping up with San Francisco’s ever-changing landlord-tenant laws.
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