Baker's Dozen Vacancy Application

Thank you for taking the time to apply to live in the Baker's Dozen collective home!  


Applications deadline is extended to July 31st, 2023 and the move-in date is as early as August 1. 


Before you begin, please make sure you have read the Baker Dozen's information sheet with critical information about responsibilities for living in the house, monthly and move-in costs, maximum income requirements (also listed below) and other key details about the selection process: Click here to view


Household Size

1-person household

2-person household

50% Area Median Income




We will have interviews in the month before move-in and will schedule with eligible applicants; finalists will need to be able to attend an 45 minute interview to be considered. 


If you have any accessibility needs in relation to filling out this form, please email us at and we will work to make the application accessible to you. Additionally, we have paper copies of the application available if you do not have access to a printer and/or want to fill it out by hand. Please email us to schedule a time to pick up a hard copy or have us mail you a hard copy. All applications will be submitted to the Northern California Land Trust who will verify applicant's income and preference information and support Baker's Dozen in the selection process. 

Our building is owned and managed by the Northern California Community Land Trust (NCLT).

Name Gender Pronoun Relationship to Applicant

Name Source Gross Monthly Income

Documents to prove your income and eligibility. Without these documents, your application will be incomplete. Please attach all of the following:
  • A government issued photo ID or other acceptable form of verification of identity
  • Income Documentation:
    • Three most recent pay stubs and/or benefit statements for all adult household members. If self-employed, please include accounts that show your income for the past 3 months.
    • Your most recent Federal Tax Return and tax ID or social security number (or an an explanation for why you have not filed) for all adult household members
    • A recent credit report with credit score for all potential household leaseholders

Please indicate type of assets and amounts for all adult members of household
Checking Account
Checking Account
Savings Account
Savings Account
Retirement Account
Money Market/Mutual Fund

1 - Certificate of Preference (COP) - Certificate of Preference holders who were displaced in the 1960’s and early 1970’s by the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency. City & County of San Francisco’s Mayor’s Office of Housing & Community Development administers this program and NCLT will verify such Certificate of Preference holders.

2 - Displaced Tenant Housing Preference (DTHP) - Displaced Tenant Housing Preference Certificate holders who have been displaced or at risk of displacement due to withdrawal of their housing unit from the rental market by an Ellis Act or Owner Move In eviction. NCLT will verify Certificate holders with the City & County of San Francisco’s Mayor’s Office of Housing & Community Development who administers this program. 

3 - Live or Work in San Francisco (L/W)- Applicants that currently reside or work in the City and County of San Francisco. Applicants must submit proof with their application in order to claim this preference; feel free to attach that proof below.

The minimal requirements to live here include: attend meetings every 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month 10am-12pm, cook dinner once a month, do weekly chores, and be on two committees. Each person is required to clean up after themself when using common space. Please confirm that you understand and can commit to ALL of these REQUIREMENTS.

Baker's Dozen House does not discriminate on the basis of marital status, race, religion, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, HIV or HIV-related conditions, physical handicap or any other arbitrary basis.