Anyone browsing for recent news about Alamo Square is bound to find articles and postings featuring apartments throughout the neighborhood available for single night rentals.
During the holidays, there is always a spike in the number of strangers in the houses next door. Visitors and guests make their appearances from all over the world during November and December. Someone subletting in Alamo Square simply blends into the background during that time.
However, a recent neighborhood association meeting in Hayes Valley draws attention to the holidays in a different way. At a recent dinner, residents met with police in order to discuss the increase in crime that happens during the months of November and December.
If you’re thinking of subletting your apartment, consider giving a heads up to the neighbors. It’s a good idea to let them know that you won’t be around during the holidays and that someone else is going to stay at your place. It doesn’t matter if this is a friend of the family that’s just visiting the area or someone who is traveling from overseas.
Here is a fun online guide on subletting in San Francisco.