Our office will be closed Wednesday, June 19, for the Juneteenth holiday.

On Monday, April 29, the Office of the Assessor-Recorder will transition to a new main office phone number, 628-652-8100. For the 12 months following this transition, constituents who call the Office’s prior phone number will automatically be transferred to our new line. As part of this transition, the Office is instituting key upgrades to improve the experience that San Franciscans have when calling us. To learn more, click here.
July 7, 2017 -- New Construction Value Added $3.4 Billion to San Francisco Property Tax Roll
June 30, 2017 -- 2.6 Million Property File Images Secured in the Assessor Information Management System
June 21, 2017 -- Assessor Chu Identifies $34 Million in Underreported Transfer Tax
June 6, 2017 -- Assessor Chu Strengthens Transfer Tax Laws
June 1, 2017 --- Assessor Carmen Chu’ Statement On Mayor Lee’s Proposed Budget
April 27, 2017 -- Assessor's Office Sets Record For Historic Transfer Tax Revenue Collections
February 17, 2017 -- Assessor-Recorder Carmen Chu Develops a New Form to Help Short-Term Rentals File Their Annual Business Statements
January 6, 2017 -- Assessor Carmen Chu Launches New Appraiser Trainee Initiative
January 1, 2017 -- Assessor Carmen Chu to Serve as President of the Bay Area Assessors Association
December 14, 2016 -- Assessor-Recorder Carmen Chu Strengthens Transfer Tax Code Through Certification Of Prop W
November 29, 2016 -- Assessor-Recorder Carmen Chu & Treasurer José Cisneros Announce Streamlined New Business Registration Process In San Francisco
November 16, 2016 -- Assessor Chu’ Statement on AT&T Ballpark Value
November 10, 2016 -- $14.7 Million in Veteran Exemptions Granted By the Office Of the Assessor-Recorder Carmen Chu to Benefit Veterans and Their Families
November 10, 2016 -- San Francisco Recovers $5.5 Million in Property Taxes Due From AT&T Park
September 8, 2016 -- SF Assessor-Recorder Chu & State Controller Yee Announce Return of Property Tax Assistance for Low-Income Homeowners
August 1, 2016 -- Record Withdrawals of Commercial Appeals with New Proactive Process Change
July 13, 2016 -- San Francisco’s Total Property Assessment Above $200 Billion For The First Time
July 1, 2016 -- Over 200,000 Documents Public Records Preserved in San Francisco Last Year
June 17, 2016 -- Application for Senior Parcel Tax Exemption Due June 30TH
June 1, 2016 -- Assessor Carmen Chu Releases Community Fact Sheets
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 www.sfassessor.org 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