Greetings and thank you for clicking on 574 3rd St. – Central Apartments’ website! The following contains our most frequently asked questions and a scan of our most recent and up to date rental application.
Frequently Asked Questions
Nominal Office Hours: Monday – Tuesday, Thursday – Friday: 9:45 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday: 10 am – 2 pm
Saturday: 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Six-month – 12-month leases
All Security Deposits are $1,000.00, providing applicant(s) have solid credit and residence history. We have never charged more than $2,000.00 for a security deposit.
Yes, we are a RENT CONTROLLED BUILDING! Should you be new to San Francisco, or if you live in the City and don’t know what that entails, please do not hesitate to ask. We were once told by a sage teacher or lawyer that rent control buildings in San Francisco have 200 more pages of rules & regulations than our non-rent control counterparts. I think they may have been underestimating that number.
Coin-operated washers and dryers on-site. There is a public laundromat on the first floor facing 3rd St., and all three floors have auxiliary laundry rooms/laundry closets. These laundry closets are currently being upgraded from the third floor down. Here’s a look at the third-floor laundry closet. The second-floor machines were replaced and upgraded in 2018, and we should have the first-floor machines upgraded at some point and time.
Occupancy guidelines: Studio = two people / One Bedroom = three people
No pets, sorry
Street parking only, lots of neighborhood…lots. Please check “WhereIPark dot com” for parking deals in our neighborhood.
ALL utilities, excluding internet, are included in the monthly rental charge
ALL of our apartments are wired for Webpass, MonkeyBrains, AT&T, Comcast, and Direct TV
Rent ready dates and sq. ft. are estimates and should be treated as such
Vacant and upcoming apartments are designated as non-smoking
Complete applications are processed in the order we receive them. First come, first served
$35.00 fee, for each person on the lease, to run a credit check and background check. No exceptions, even if you have your own credit report. Cash not accepted. Please make payments to “CENTRAL APARTMENTS”
Yes, you can submit an application online! However, we do not rent site/sight unseen, and we need to know which apartment you are interested in renting before sending you a link to our online portal
574 3rd St. – Central Apartments was built in 1907, making it 112 years young!
Unfortunately, we do not have an elevator. Or an escalator. No alligators either. No
Our on-site employee is a part-time maintenance technician, so you are well covered should a serious maintenance issue arise when our office is closed.
Thank you for making it this far without your eyes glazing over (OR HAVE THEY?!?), for your efforts, here is our application packet.
*No offense to the -ator community.