Eligibility for residency at Welch Road Apartments will be based on a priority ranking system with preference given to Stanford faculty, employees and affiliates.

Rental Eligibility Priorities*

The following list outlines the priority ranking system. Welch Road Apartments is currently only renting to 1A thru 2B priorities that are listed below.


1st Priority - Faculty & Eligible Staff


Tenure and Non-Tenure Line (includes SLAC and VA)  

Senior Fellow Members of Academic Council at Special Policy Centers and Institutes 

Senior Fellows at the Hoover Institution  

Acting and Visiting Faculty



Staff employed by SLAC

Academic Postdocs (also known as Clinical or Research Fellows) 

Stanford Hospital and Clinics Medical Residents


2nd Priority


Stanford Hospital & Clinics (Employees and interns)


Visiting Academics (7) (includes Fellow, Researcher, Scholar, as well as visitors to the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences - CASBS)


* Qualifying Employment: must be employed at least 30 hours per week (75% FTE) at or above the minimum wage during the entire lease term. Lease term cannot exceed duration of Qualifying Employment. Currently your eligibility priority must fall within categories 1a thru 2b.


Additional rental programs may be available for qualifying Stanford faculty and staff. Please refer to the Rental Housing Programs Eligibility Criteria document for more information.

Important Notice

Nothing on this site or in the documents it contains should be construed as an offer or commitment of any kind. Programs and eligibility requirements can be changed or discontinued without notice.