Sycamore House is owned by the Sycamore Foundation, Inc. a Missouri not-for-profit Corporation, tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Sycamore Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors who set policies and procedures to carry out its mission and assure that it is fiscally sound. The weekly rent is designed to pay utilities, maintenance and repair of the House, and all rent is used for those purposes. No Board member receives any monetary compensation from the Sycamore Foundation, Inc.
Residents, with their own elected officers, arbitrate differences, assure that house rules are followed and assigned tasks are completed to keep the house clean and operational. Residents vote on admission of new applicants. Elected officers are guided, as necessary, by the House Manager, who is also a resident of Sycamore House.
Board members, House Manager and residents are all expected to practice the Twelve-Step Principles "in all our affairs".