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Tenant Buyouts Ticked Up In San Francisco Last Year

Tenant Buyouts Ticked Up In San Francisco Last Year

Landlords in San Francisco inked 391 legally recorded tenant buyout agreements last year, as mapped above, up from 333 agreements in 2020 and including a couple of deals which had been in the works since 2016. According to our queries of the City’s database, the highest reported buyout agreement... Read More »

Asking Rents in Oakland Tick Up Another 3 Percent

Asking Rents in Oakland Tick Up Another 3 Percent

Having increased 7 percent last year, the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in Oakland has ticked up nearly 3 percent over the past few weeks to $2,500 a month, which is 8 percent higher than at the same time last year, driven by a 5 percent increase... Read More »

San Francisco Law Prohibiting Egregious Rent Increases Upheld

San Francisco Law Prohibiting Egregious Rent Increases Upheld

Section 37.10B of San Francisco’s Rent Ordinance, which defines Tenant Harassment, was amended in January of 2019 to prohibit landlords from attempting to circumvent eviction controls for non-rent controlled units in the city by way of a punitive or egregious increase in rent that is “imposed with an intent... Read More »

Rents in San Francisco Tick Up, Inventory Follows

Rents in San Francisco Tick Up, Inventory Follows

Having ended last year 8 percent higher than the year before, the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco has since ticked up 2.6 percent to $3,400, which is 10 percent higher than at the same time last year but still 17 percent ($700) lower than... Read More »

Oakland Rents Increased 7 Percent in 2021 but Still Down

Oakland Rents Increased 7 Percent in 2021 but Still Down

Having ticked up a (1) percent in November, the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in Oakland inched up another 0.4 percent in December to $2,440 a month, which is 7 percent higher than at the end of last year and roughly in line with the muted rebound... Read More »

Rents in S.F. Increased 8 Percent in 2021, Still Depressed

Rents in S.F. Increased 8 Percent in 2021, Still Depressed

The weighted average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco effectively held at $3,325 in December, which is roughly 8 percent higher than at the beginning of the year but still 19 percent ($775) lower than prior to the pandemic and nearly 26 percent below its 2015-era peak,... Read More »

Asking Rents in Oakland Inch Up

Asking Rents in Oakland Inch Up

Having held at around $2,400 over the past three months, the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in Oakland has inched up a (1) percent over the past few weeks to $2,425 a month, which is around 7 percent higher than at the same time last year. That... Read More »

Rents in S.F. Tick Down Another Percent, But…

Rents in S.F. Tick Down Another Percent, But…

The weighted average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco ticked down another percent over the past month to $3,325. But as we noted last month, asking rents in San Francisco typically tick down in the fourth quarter with a seasonal slowdown in the market. And in fact,... Read More »

Asking Rents in San Francisco Tick Down Another Percent

Asking Rents in San Francisco Tick Down Another Percent

As we first reported last week, the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco had slipped a percent in October to $3,375 per month, an average which has since ticked down to $3,350. At the same time, the number of units listed for rent in the... Read More »

Average Asking Rent in San Francisco Slips

Average Asking Rent in San Francisco Slips

Having rebounded a little over 12 percent from May through September, the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco slipped a percent in October to $3,375 per month. As such, while the average asking rent in San Francisco is up around 11 percent from its pandemic-era... Read More »