Update on SF’s 10-Day Warning Law

San Francisco now requires a warning notice to be sent before an owner may serve a formal eviction notice.  The new 10-day warning procedure was legislatively created because of a concern that some residents might not have enough time to cure objectionable conduct or may otherwise be confused about when...

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When a Resident Fails to Leave After Giving Notice

A tenant gave her 30-day notice to vacate.  I quickly found new tenants and signed a lease with them.  But now the current tenant wants to rescind the notice to vacate.  Since I have already signed a new lease, I would rather not accept this rescission.  What are my options?...

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Temporarily Relocating Tenants

I need to temporarily relocate my tenants to complete repair work in their unit.  What is the proper legal notice I should send?  What if they refuse? Both state and local law afford property owners the right to enter occupied rental housing to perform necessary or agreed upon repairs.  Residents...

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Defining a Roommate

I have been sharing my duplex with the same tenant for over 20 years.  At this point, I would like to sever the relationship and have her move out.  Am I legally entitled to do so? The answer is not an easy “yes” or “no,” but instead is dependent upon...

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SF’s New 10-Day Warning Law

I’m confused by the new 10-day notice legislation.  Do I have to serve both a 10-day notice and a 3-day notice?   What is the difference? San Francisco now requires a warning notice to be sent before an owner may serve a formal eviction notice.  The new 10-day warning procedure was...

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MARKET TRENDS

Why “smart money” is chasing San Francisco apartments Rent slump provides institutional investors the chance to buy out struggling mom and pop landlords Feb. 01, 2022 07:00 AM By Emily Landes Long-time mom and pop San Francisco apartment owners are getting out and selling bigger buildings to institutional investors. (Open Homes Photography/Courtesy Of...

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