About Fairview House

We are organized as a limited equity coop in a single room occupancy configuration with shared living space and a shared  kitchen. The houses include storage space; laundry; bike storage; beautiful gardens; a guest room for use by visiting family and friends; and a number of common spaces including a multi-use studio and social spaces.

Private: Application

Thank you for your interest in joining our community. We have (2) one room vacancies available June 15th, 2017.

We require attendance at an Open House plus an application. Open Houses are scheduled for:

Monday, April 24th, 7pm – 8pm
Saturday, April 29th, 2pm – 3:30pm
Thursday, May 4th, 7pm – 8pm
Sunday, May 7th, 5pm – 6:30pm

Please check our ad on Craigslist to confirm that Open House dates and times have not changed.

The application is due no later than SUNDAY MAY 7th, 2017 at 9PM (with earlier submissions reviewed as received). You may return it via email to info [at] fairviewhouse [dot] org, US mail, or slip it through the mail slot.

To become a member of Fairview House, your Adjusted Gross Income must be 60% or less of median for the Oakland Metropolitan area based on your household size. This figure changes yearly but was $43,860 for a single individual and $50,100 for a 2-person household in FY 2016-17. Verification is provided by the Adjusted Gross Income line as reported on your federal tax return, or other similar proof of income.

After receipt of the application below, we will contact you and let you know whether you will be invited to interview for the vacancy. More details of the full selection process can be found with the application.

Download Application (PDF) here.