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We regularly visit every home, carefully screen, and continually evaluate our hosts to ensure that our high standards are met. All hosts are located in safe areas. English is always the primary language used in the home. Our hosts truly enjoy hosting and are eager to welcome guests in their home.
American families are diverse. As we abide by federal, state and local laws, we do not discriminate. This means that our families reflect the wide diversity and multiculturalism of our San Francisco population. They could be:
- Two parent families.
- Single parent families.
- Single individuals.
- Extended families (relatives living with the family or individual).
- A variety of races and nationalities.
- People with pets or children.
- Friends sharing a home.
We will need to receive all signed paperwork and photos ASAP before we can set up an interview. We’re hoping to receive your paperwork so that we can arrange a visit to your home. We do need hosts for this Summer and we need to finalize who will be hosting by June 15th.
All the Paper You Need to Become a Host
Welcome to the next step in the hosting process. Please click on the links below for all the important documents you will need to begin your hosting experience. All of them are PDF documents that you can download and print. You can use the ‘back’ key to return to this page for the others.
- Welcome to Hosting
- San Francisco Homestay’s Top 10 Tips for Successful Intercultural Adjustment
- Guest Guidelines
- San Francisco Homestay Evaluation of Experience
- Homestay Host Profile/Application
- Host Certification – Acknowledgment
We are so glad that you are interested and we are here to help you make a success of hosting!
This contains some of the best ideas we have for dealing with cultural differences. It’s essential reading! Top Ten Tips for Successful Intercultural Adjustment Both host families & guests can use these tips for a successful homestay experience in San Francisco, & when visiting other places in the world, all these ideas will still apply. …
Welcome to Homestay! We want your stay with us to be enjoyable. As you will be staying in someone’s home, we will ask you to abide by certain guidelines that all guests and hosts agree to follow. This will make your stay with us more pleasant. What is Homestay? Homestay is affordable housing for international …
The Placement Fee is charged to your credit card after you submit your application and we determine that we can find a host that fits your profile. If we think we cannot find a host (less than 2% of cases) we will inform you within 3 days and no fee is charged. The initial payment …