According to an old law, San Francisco prohibits rentals of less than thirty consecutive days in apartment buildings.
Additionally the city’s Planning Code treats short-term rentals as commercial uses, therefore restricting them even in smaller buildings in most neighborhoods in the city. But short-term rentals provide millions in economic benefits to the San Francisco area each year and restrictive short-term rental regulations can have unintended consequences.
Here are details on the law restricting short-term rentals in apartments while details on commercial rentals can be viewed here.
As short-term rentals grow in popularity nationwide—and as San Francisco looks to update its regulations—STRAC SF is working with local residents and short-term rental providers to share information, establish best practices, and advance smart short-term rental regulation that benefits all stakeholders.
Questions about the Short Term Rental Advocacy Center’s San Francisco chapter? Send a message to email@example.com.
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