Apply to Become a Host!

Host Qualifications

In order to guarantee a pleasant and rewarding experience for both the hosts and the residents we have outlined some requirements and expectations.


  • Host must be able to provide a safe and comfortable environment.
  • Host’s house must be near a bus stop.
  • Hosts must commit to hosting for 3 months.
  • Host must be able to provide a private room (for one or two people).
  • Host must be able to provide some food, including one communal meal a week.
  • Host must provide basic toiletries.


  • Host are expected to work at building a relationship and cultural exchange with the residents.
  • Host are expected to attend a monthly meeting. This will occur after Convivio- a festive community gathering.
  • Host will help as little as possible to help support the development of self-sufficiency.
  • Host do not have to provide transportation.
  • Host do not give money to their residents.
  • Hosts do not help resiedents with their legal case.
  • Host do not need to know where residents are at all times.
  • Host do not need to help residents find housing after the three months. (But may help if they wish)
  • Residents will not consume any drugs or alcohol. Host must be sensitive to this.

Ready to Apply?

Please fill out the form below and submit for review: