(831) 475-1355 After-Hours Emergency: (888) 315-7713

Looking for Coastal Rental Properties?

Find Your New Home With Portola

We enjoy providing responsive, professional property management in Santa Cruz. If you’re a well-qualified tenant looking for a new home, contact us today. We’ll show you some of what we have available, and answer any questions you have about finding a rental property in Santa Cruz.

We’re here to help our new and future tenants. If you see something you are interested in, please review the rental process link below before calling to set up a showing. Please check back often as we are always updating our site with new properties including homes, townhouses, condos, cottages, apartments, and beach rentals.

Rental Application Process

Learn more about our apartments, single-family homes and condos available for rent

Browse through our Available Properties below and make sure to click “View Details” to read more about the property listing. We want you to know what is and is not included with the property! It is important to read through our Rental Process and Rental Criteria before calling to set up a showing. Click on the quick links on the left to review our rental process, rental criteria, and pet program.

Application Disclaimer:

The Portola Property Management Resident Benefits Package (RBP) delivers savings and convenient, professional services that make taking care of your home second nature. By applying, Applicant agrees to be enrolled and to pay the applicable cost of $39/month, payable with rent.

Your RBP may include, subject to property mechanicals or other limitations:

– HVAC air filter delivery directly to your door approximately every 90 days.
– A resident rewards program that helps you earn rewards for paying your rent on- time.
– Credit building to help boost your credit score with timely rent payments.
– $1M Identity Protection for all adult leaseholders
– 24/7 online maintenance reporting
– Online Portal: Access to your account, documents, communication and payment options.
– One-time late fee or Non-Sufficient Funds forgiveness
– Tenant Liability Insurance Policy

NOTE: The total monthly cost of the Resident Benefits Package is all-inclusive, and no discounts will be given if any element of the package is unavailable due to a lack of HVAC or another limitation at a specific property. Residents providing both liability insurance and renters insurance (including naming the property management company as the additional insured) may choose option B which is $27/month, payable with rent.

A luxury kitchen area in Coastal Rental Properties

Search for Your New Rental Home

Townhomes, apartments, condos and more!

Browse through the available properties below. If you see something you are interested in, please review the rental process above before calling to set up a showing. Please check back often as we are always updating our site with new properties including homes, townhouses, condos, cottages, apartments, and beach rentals.

Current Portola Tenants

Tenants we currently serve can easily pay rent online through their tenant portals. We have a 24-hour maintenance line to take care of fires, floods, sewer problems, and electrical concerns. Regular repair needs can be emailed to our maintenance manager, and if you have any questions during the process – contact us. Let us know what we can do to make you feel more at home.

Paying Rent

You can pay your rent, any other charges, and submit maintenance requests online via your Tenant Portal.

Rent is Due on the 1st of each month and is considered late after the 3rd of the month. If the 3rd falls on a weekend or holiday, you have until the next business day before the rent is considered late.


You can submit maintenance requests through the Tenant Portal or by sending an email to maintenance@portolarentals.com.

If you are experiencing an AFTER HOURS MAINTENANCE EMERGENCY, please call our answering service at (888) 315-7713.

There are few emergencies. Examples are…

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issues with fire, flood, uncontrollable water, backed up sewer, electrical problem endangering life, or the smell of gas. Issues with heat, air-conditioning, dishwasher, sprinklers, power outage etc. are not emergencies – though we recognize each of these issues as a priority and will remedy ASAP. For emergencies involving gas or immediate electrical danger, call PG&E at 1-800-743-5000, and if necessary 911.

Moving Out

If the time comes that you would like to give 30 Days’ Notice to Move, please either fill out a 30 Day Notice Form with all residents, or email assist@portolarentals.com who can navigate you through this process. From that point, you will receive a move out packet with all relevant information including a Cleaning Guide.

Kathleen and Portola Property Mgt have been professional in dealing with me as a tenant.

K. Weeks

Areas We Serve

We serve all of Santa Cruz County including:

Santa Cruz
La Selva Beach
Scotts Valley

What People Are Saying About Us

4.8 /5
65 Reviews

May 20, 2023
Portola Property Management Joanne
Whenever I need anything, they are quick to solve the problem. I've never had any problem with contacting them, and if I leave a message, they respond quickly too.
May 20, 2023
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PPM has always handled our property very well. Since we live 1000 miles away, it's nice to have someone local to solve any problems and keep things current.
May 18, 2023
Google Portola Property Management Tricia
Carissa at Portola Management does a great job making sure that my tenants get what they need in a timely manner.
May 17, 2023
Google Portola Property Management Stephen
These guys have been my manager for many years, they do all the heavy lifting, all the background checks taxes insurance emergencies landscaping…… and I get a check every month on time, and a statement to give to my bookkeeper at tax time.. I am living the dream because of these awesome women 🙏❤️👍👏🌹🇺🇸
May 8, 2023
Portola Property Management Louise
Thank you.
Mar 15, 2023
Portola Property Management Oscar
She did an amazing job
Feb 18, 2023
Portola Property Management JAMES
Satisfied renter! All our repair needs are met with prompt and courteous service. The staff are wonderful people.
Feb 17, 2023
Portola Property Management Nicholas
Carissa and the PPM team are always responsive and helpful. Thank you.
Nov 22, 2022
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Portola Property Management has done a wonderful job managing our property. They have made our lives so much easier, and less stressful. Thank you PPM!!
Nov 17, 2022
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Nov 15, 2022
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Deposits are always on time. Details are also on time.
Nov 14, 2022
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Nov 11, 2022
Portola Property Management Xavier
I'm satisfied with the apartment and your service.
Oct 17, 2022
Portola Property Management Ray
Rent keeps going up not good
Oct 15, 2022
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I have had excellent service over the years that Portola Property Management has managed our Condo in Aptos.
Oct 14, 2022
Portola Property Management Joanne
Portola Property Management has always been quick to take care of any maintenance problem that has happened.
Oct 14, 2022
Portola Property Management Kimberly
Laura and staff very nice Professional overall wonderful experience
Sep 19, 2022
Portola Property Management Robert
Repairs were done quickly and professionally.
Sep 8, 2022
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Aug 24, 2022
Portola Property Management Lupe
I submitted a request and got a response quick
Jul 27, 2022
Portola Property Management James
Portola Property managers were attentive to our needs, and it has been a pleasure working with them during our move in. The house is clean and tidy, A couple of small repairs were needed, and they were performed by a very friendly handyman (Mike). We are very happy in our new home.
Jul 14, 2022
Portola Property Management Ron
I was very happy with the process to get my leaking hot water tank replaced. I was able to do it through the property management website and the job was completed very fast. Communicating with the management company has been an issue in the past when I was applying for my lease but I believe their lack of response was due to them being overwhelmed during COVID.
Jun 19, 2022
Portola Property Management JC
Been at this rental for years, very happy
Jun 6, 2022
Google Portola Property Management Shelly
Rented from Portola, they were a good rental company . Zero complaints.Portola helped get into my place, that I love, early pandemic, with very little complications...in a very complicated time. Carissa, was fabulous with me and doing everything to help me get in on a timely basis, im disabled, so this was huge for me..* Thank you Carissa* So, a big shout out to her and the company!
May 19, 2022
Portola Property Management Shelly
Not any problems with Portola. They did a good job getting me a home during the beginning of the pandemic. No complaints! Friendly staff

Community Affiliations

Portola Property Management has had the opportunity to make charitable donations and/or partner with the following organizations:

Community Affiliations of Portola Property Management

We Do Business in Accordance with the Federal Fair Housing Law which states it is illegal to Discriminate Against Any Person Because of Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Handicap, Familial Status, National Origin, or Sexual Orientation.

Want to Learn More?

If you’d like to learn more about our properties and what it’s like to work with Portola Property Management, get in touch. We’d be happy to talk more about our rental properties, our application requirements, and our leasing process.

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Portola Property Management

1210 Brommer St,
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(831) 475-1355 | (831) 475-1428
After-Hours Emergency: (888) 315-7713
CA DRE #02124826

Affiliated Companies:
Real Estate Connections: San Jose Property Management
Sunburst Properties: Sacramento Property Management