Application for New Members of Golden Gate Cohousing (2019)
Thank you for your interest in Golden Gate Cohousing! Located at 1066 and 1072 60th St, Oakland, we are a non-profit housing cooperative dedicated to low income folks who dedicate their life's work to making the world a better place. We currently have 5 bedrooms available in two 4-bedroom shared apartments with common kitchens, living rooms, and bathrooms. Applicants may also choose to be placed on a waiting list for studios and single occupancy apartments as they become available.

As an intentional community, we take great care in accepting new members. Our next due date for submitting applications is December 6, 2019. You're welcome to come by our open houses on Saturday, Nov 16 from 3-5pm or Tuesday, Nov 19 from 7-9pm to check out the available rooms. Interviews will be scheduled for December 13, 14, and 15. The earliest date provisional members in this round should expect to move in is March 15, 2020.

To make the process of selecting new members as smooth as possible, we ask you to fill out following application. Please read through it carefully and complete all responses. Your information will be kept in confidence. All adults applying for membership must submit an application including those planning to share a bedroom or apartment.
Name
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Please answer the following questions, which will help us get to know you better. Please keep each response to no more than fifteen lines.
Why are you applying to Golden Gate Cohousing?
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What can the community contribute to you, and what can you contribute to the community?
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What previous experience have you had living cooperatively, communally, or with a group of people? Making group decisions? Resolving conflict? Please describe.
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Describe the most challenging living situation you have had and how you resolved or dealt with it.
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What is your relationship, experience, and concern with social and environmental issues?
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How does your life fit with our mission of "people helping to make the world a better place?"
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Now for some background data
Phone
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Age
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Birth Date
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Birthplace
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Gender
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Email Address
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Marital Status
If married, spouse's name
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Do you intend to share a bedroom with another person?
If so, what is their name?
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Children (include all living): Names and Ages
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Describe any pets you have
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Do you have a bike?
Do you have a car?
How did you hear about us?
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