Renewal Increase Policy

As of January 1, 2019, Employee & Family Housing is following a graduated renewal increase that ranges from 1% to 5%.

You will be sent your renewal packet with the new fees at least 30 days before your existing contract expires.

You can contact our office directly to receive that information or use the following formula to calculate the percentage based on your unit floorplan:

Published License Fee – Your current License Fee / Published License Fee = % difference

  • Units with a license fee of between 0-15% below our published fees = a 1% increase.
  • Units with a license fee of between 15-30% below our published fees = a 3% increase.
  • Units with a license fee of between 30%+ below our published fees = a 5% increase.

All residents who moved in after SF State had acquired ownership of the property will be included in this renewal structure.

As the annual rate increases occur, you will move through the tiers to a smaller percentage increase.

The new graduated increase will replace the plan initially proposed in 2017 and will be effective through Fiscal Year 2022/2023.

After listening and gathering additional input from campus residents, Housing determined that the graduated increase best responds to the feedback it received.

No. University Housing is a self-support unit that does not receive General Fund allocations from the State of California. Therefore, all License fees are set to cover all operating, maintenance and infrastructure improvement expenses.

All fee changes require the approval of the Vice President & CFO, Administration & Finance as well as the University President.