The rate of interest owed on deposits for the period March 1, 2016 through February 28, 2017 is 0.2%. The rate of interest owed on deposits for the period March 1, 2015 through February 29, 2016 is 0.1%. The new rate is published annually by the Rent Board in early January for the one-year period beginning March 1st.
To receive a complete list of interest rates for security deposits since September 1983, you can visit www.sfrb.org. The list is also available at the SFRB office.
Source: San Francisco Rent Board