Application period open: MGR Co-op & 1686-1688 Grove Print

Application period open for 1686 & 1688 Grove!

Two SFCLT Affordable Housing Opportunities for Moderate Income Households: aPPLY BY oCTOBER 11TH.  

The application period for vacancies at 1688 and 1686 Grove begins Monday September 26th and SFCLT will accept applications until 10/11/2016. Visit to download the flyer and application.

1688 Grove Street, Large 3 BR Unit for $3,141/month*

1686 Grove Street, Large 2 BR Unit for $2,355/month*

*Rent includes water, garbage, sewer, and recycling. 

1686-1688 Grove Street receives funding from the San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development (MOHCD) Small Sites Program. All applicants are encouraged to apply. Lottery preference will be given to holders of Certificates of Preference and households that live or work in San Francisco. Please see below for income limits and household limits. Lottery will be administered on Wednesday October 19, 2016 at 11:00 AM by MOHCD at 1 South Van Ness, 5th Floor. Applicants do not need to be present at the lottery. Results will be posted to within 24 hours after the date of the lottery

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Application period open for Merry-Go-Round Co-op!


Merry Go Round Co-op Seeks a Community Member for November 1 move-in! 

Minimum annual income = $17,544; Maximum annual income = $60,300
Monthly Payment: $731 (includes all utilities)
Security Deposit: $1,096
Total necessary move-in costs: $2,537 

SFCLT's Merry Go Round (MGR) Co-op currently has 1 vacant room for $731/month rent (all utilities included) in their 13-room house with 2 shared kitchens, living area, and 4 bathrooms. MGR is a group housing 501(c)(3) non-equity cooperative that provides permanent, affordable housing for low-to-moderate income residents, managed in partnership with the San Francisco Community Land Trust.                 

    1. Download Applications at
    2. Completed Applications must be received by Friday October 7th at 5PM. E-mail tomerrygoroundvacancies@gmail.comor drop off at the Information Workshop and Open House.
    3. Information Workshop and Open House: Applicants who attend the 2-hour Information Workshop and Open House on Wednesday October 5th from 6:30-8:30PM will receive preferential ranking for our interview selection process. RSVP to request the location.
    4. Interview Dates/Times: The five applicants who are selected for a 1-hour interview with Residents must be available for one of the following dates/times: Thursday October 13th (5:30PM, 6:45PM, or 8PM) or Tuesday October 18th (5:30PM, 6:45PM, or 8PM).
    5. The top applicant will be contacted by Thursday October 20th to schedule an income certification meeting with SFCLT.
    6. Move-in date is November 1st (earlier move-in date negotiable once selected)

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TONIGHT: SFCLT Fundraiser & Celebration!

Get your tickets today to celebrate (& grow) SFCLT at our Sept 26th Fundraiser and celebration of 53 Columbus (Columbus United Cooperative):

WHEN: Monday, September 26, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM 

WHERE: The Lab - 2948 16th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 

WHAT:  The San Francisco Community Land Trust invites you to join us as we celebrate the 10th Anniversary of our FIRST acquisition - 53 Columbus Avenue. In the 10 years since that first purchase, the Land Trust has grown - to 12 buildings, with 102 units housing 175 San Franciscans, and growing! Come take part in celebrating the exciting growth of the Land Trust over the last 10 years - and our roots at 53 Columbus Avenue. 

We are honored to feature guest speaker and Land Trust Co-Founder James Tracy, whose leadership was essential to making the long-fought for purchase of 53 Columubs Avenue happen. James has graciously agreed to sign 10 copies of his highly regarded book, "Dispatches Against Displacement - Field Notes From San Francisco's Housing Wars" as part of the fun and exciting night. 

Each ticket purchased includes two drinks, catered dinner from La Mediterranee, and the opportunity to walk away with a personally signed edition of Dispatches Against Displacement - we look forward to seeing you on the 26th of September! 

RSVP (and invite your network) on Facebook!

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Join SFCLT and our community partners at our 72 Belcher Street Property in support of growing the Small Sites Fund.

WHEN: Tuesday September 27th at 10AM

WHERE: 72 Belcher Street (SFCLT Property)

WHAT: With 25 local ballot measures crowding the ballot, only one actually provides a pathway to bring affordable units online. Proposition C, the Housing Preservation Bond, would provide $261 million in low-interest loans to rehabilitate at-risk housing with safety upgrades and fund the acquisition of permanently affordable housing. Supported by 11 members of the Board of Supervisors, the Mayor and a diversity of tenants and housing groups, it is the only November ballot measure that offers a proactive tool for addressing our housing crisis.

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SFCLT Intro Workshop

Join us from 6-7:00 p.m. at the San Francisco Public Library - Main Branch in the Mary Louise Stong Room. SFCLT will be holding an Introduction to Community Land Trusts and Cooperatives at the Public Library for anyone who is interested in learning more about our organization and the cooperative housing model. Please feel free to bring friends and pass on to anyone you think might be interested.

WHEN: Thursday, September 29th, 2016 from 6pm - 7:00pm

WHERE: San Francisco Public Library Main Branch

  • 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102

  • Mary Louise Stong Room (On Main Floor)

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