May 24, 2016 -- The Office of the Assessor-Recorder Generates $83 Million above Budget
May 12, 2016 -- Public information on SF properties is now available on and SF OpenData
March 1, 2016 -- Assessor Chu Seeks Fair Administration of Short Term Rentals in San Francisco
January 15, 2016 --Major Project Milestone Reached in Consolidated Property File Search System
January 5, 2016 -- Official copies are currently $15 per copy.
September 22, 2015 -- Important Requirements to Record Documents in San Francisco
September 9, 2015 -- The deadline to submit a formal appeal for 2015/2016 assessed property value is scheduled to close on Tuesday, September 15, 2015
August 5, 2015 -- Assessor-Recorder Carmen Chu Releases Language Survey Data on San Francisco Businesses
July 30, 2015 -- Requests to have transfer tax amount suppressed no longer being accepted
July 28, 2015 -- Critical Notice of Assessed Value Notice Available in multiple languages
July 13, 2015 -- Assessed value is the basis to calculate your property tax for this year
July 7, 2015 -- San Francisco’s real estate market shows continued strength with total assessed property value totaling $191 billion
July 2, 2015 -- The Office of the Assessor-Recorder will use MLS to ensure more accurate and fair tax assessments for all San Francisco property owners and taxpayers
July 1, 2015 -- Assessor Chu Pushes Transfer Tax Accountability Through Audit Program
June 30, 2015 -- The Office of the Assessor-Recorder helped pass legislation to streamline all public information available on the same recorded document.
June 10, 2015 -- Senior parcel tax exemption applications and supporting documents should be submitted to the SFUSD before June 30th
March 23, 2015 -- March 31st marks deadline for homeowners to apply for an informal review with the Office of the Assessor-Recorder
March 4, 2015 - Carmen Chu, Assessor-Recorder, encourages homeowners to file their Informal Assessments before March 31, 2015 deadline.
February 4, 2015 - Carmen Chu today unveiled the Assessor-Recorder’s new official website. The site has been overhauled to feature improved customer service, design, navigation, search, and accessibility through virtually any device, including mobile devices.
January 30, 2015 -- Assessor Chu Announces Investment in New Technologies to Manage Over 208,000 Real Property Records
January 1, 2015 -- Smart Local Urban Agricultural Zone Laws Go Into Effect
November 1, 2014 -- New Process Targeted at Improving Commercial Appeals Process
September 4, 2014 - The deadline to submit a formal appeal for 2014/2015 assessed property value is scheduled to close on Monday, September 15, 2014.
July 9, 2014 - Assessor-Recorder Carmen Chu announced that the City and County of San Francisco’s property roll value grew to $180 billion for Fiscal Year 2014-15, which is an increase of 6.02% or $10 billion over the previous fiscal year.
March 25, 2014 - March 31st is the last day to apply for an Informal Review and April 8th marks last day to report New Construction activity.
February 26, 2014 - Monday, March 31st, will mark the last day residential property owners will be able to file an informal review with the Office of the Assessor-Recorder.
February 18,2014 - Earlier today, the Office of the Assessor-Recorder launched a more convenient way to file the Form 571-L Business Property Statement.
February 12, 2014 - During the period of Friday, June 28, 2013, and Tuesday, February 11, 2014, the Office of the Assessor-Recorder has recorded a total of 6,539 self-reporting marriage licenses, 2,661 of which were same-sex marriage licenses.
February 10, 2014 - The deadline for property owners to file their Homeowners’ Property Tax Exemption is Tuesday, February 18, 2014.