The San Francisco Apartment Association (SFAA) recently released a brand new residential tenancy agreement that’s specific to rent laws in the city.
If you own a rental property and are planning to draw up a new lease, I highly recommend considering using the most updated rental agreement available.
One important update concerns roommates and master tenants—most specifically, that rent is to be paid by one tenant only. And if there is a change in roommates, the remaining tenant is solely responsible for the apartment.
There are also updates related to short-term rentals, pets, smoking, balconies/patios, maintenance and floor coverings.
Check out more details at the SFAA’s Web site!
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