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How is the Downtown SF Partnership managed?

The DSFP is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit overseen by a board of directors comprised of a majority of property-owning representatives, at least 20% businesses or non-property owners and the remaining as at-large seats. Advisory committees meet regularly to collaborate on programmatic areas. Partnership staff implement and execute on the strategic vision of the organization outlined in the Management Plan.

What is the Downtown SF Partnership’s service area?

The Downtown SF Partnership serves approximately 43 whole and partial blocks (174 block faces) in the historic Financial District and Jackson Square north of Market Street as well as a few blocks on the south side of Market Street. In total, the district includes 669 parcels owned by 471 property owners. DSFP boundaries generally span from The Embarcadero at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco and move west through the eastside of Kearny Street. The boundaries also include hospitality establishments along Steuart Street, Rincon Center, and properties along the south side of Market Street from The Embarcadero through the east side of 2nd Street. The northernmost points of the district are near Montgomery Street and Pacific Avenue.

Does the City reduce its existing services?

No, the City & County of San Francisco does not reduce its baseline level of services. Properties pay assessments for supplemental and enhanced services.

Are there other community benefit districts in the area?

Yes, there are 18 CBDs in San Francisco. The Special Benefit District Alliance advocates as one strong voice and collaborates on joint recovery efforts. There are approximately 1,400 special assessment districts worldwide.

How many residents are located in the district?

There are approximately 315 residential units within the district boundaries.