Registration Form – Single Family Home Lottery


There is a random-number drawing (lottery) for 12 Single Family Homes:

1675 California Avenue, Lot 20
2400 Amherst Street, Lot 21
2430 Amherst Street, Lot 24
1620 Amherst Court, Lot 26
1640 Amherst Court, Lot 27
1635 Amherst Court, Lot 29
2520 Amherst Street, Lot 32
2540 Amherst Street, Lot 33
2560 Amherst Street, Lot 34
1655 Amherst Way, Lot 37
1615 Bowdoin Court, Lot 45
2515 Amherst Street, Lot 52

In order to participate in the lottery, all faculty eligible to purchase a University Terrace home must complete and submit a registration form (interest list application) and participate in an Open House. Faculty couples with dual eligibility may apply individually. Lottery participants who have reserved a single-family home are not eligible to participate in the lottery. Lottery participants who have reserved a condominium home are eligible to participate in the lottery if they are interested in a larger home. To find out more information, call or visit the Information Center or go to the Interactive Map in the Community section of this website. All participants will be notified after the interest list application has been submitted and will receive a unique identifier. Interest List submissions are neither a guarantee of eligibility nor qualification to purchase. No priority will be given based on the timing of the submission. All entries will be verified by FSH and eligible participants will be notified when their application has been accepted. Applicants may withdraw from consideration prior to the lottery.

Open House attendance is required for participation in the Lottery: *

January 2019

Date: Friday January 18, 2019
Time: 12:00 - 2:00pm PST
Date: Wednesday January 23, 2019
Time: 1:00 – 3:00pm PST
Date: Friday January 25, 2019
Time: 2:00 – 4:00pm PST
Date: Tuesday January 29, 2019
Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm PST

February 2019

Date: Friday February 1, 2019
Time: 12:00 - 1:30pm PST

*Also available by appointment

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Enjoy excellent dining and shopping, great schools, fresh air, and open spaces—all right here in the neighborhood, and right down the street.

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Being within walking distance to the Stanford campus makes life at University Terrace easier. Enjoy the vibrant arts scene, athletic events, outdoor recreation, and more. Take in breathtaking views from historic Hoover Tower, a live concert at Bing Concert Hall, or sit in quiet contemplation in the unique Windhover labyrinth. Plus, Stanford campus amenities like the recreation centers, child care, and the book store are close at hand.

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Shopping & Dining

Palo Alto is home to great dining and bountiful shopping. Head over to California Avenue for eclectic shops, boutiques, and restaurants. Visit the lively cafes and bars along University Avenue. Or stroll the open air Stanford Shopping Center or Town & Country Village to find all your favorite brands.

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With the perfect climate and plenty of outdoor spaces, you can get out and enjoy nature all year long right here in Palo Alto. With thousands of acres of parks, nature reserves, and open space preserves nearby, you have easy access to wildlife and bird-watching, hiking, mountain-biking, camping, tennis, swimming, golf and more.


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Palo Alto is a vibrant place and home to some of the most creative minds of our time. The city combines small town comforts with metropolitan sophistication

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With close ties to Stanford and the Silicon Valley tech community, it’s no surprise that Palo Alto is known for its schools. In addition to the outstanding Palo Alto Unified School District public schools, residents can choose from many private schools with various models including international, religious, Montessori, technical and more. This is an ideal place to raise and educate your family.


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Whether you’re traveling by train, bus, car, bike, or foot, transportation around Stanford and Palo Alto is easy. The regional Caltrain system operates up and down the peninsula with a convenient station just blocks from University Terrace.

You can catch the free Stanford Marguerite Shuttle to get around campus and town. Plus, walkers and bikers are always welcome on the great trails and walkways easily accessible almost everywhere in town.