Good Questions: Does my landlord ever have to paint?

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Hi AT,

I've lived in the same rent stabilized San Francisco apartment for almost six years and I'd like to stay another six. The place is in need of a fresh coat and I'm wondering if I can expect the landlord to pay for it. Do SF landlords have any legal obligation to paint periodically even when there's no turnover?

Thanks,
T.J.

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