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Sheffield Student Housing Co-operative

Sheffield Student Housing Co-operative is a student housing cooperative in the United Kingdom, providing not-for-profit, self managed housing for the co-operative's members. The co-operative started organising in 2012.[1] The project suffered delays due to planning and legal issues, and the first property was secured in 2015.[2]

Sheffield Student Housing Co-operative Limited
Sheffield Student Housing Co-operative
IndustryStudent housing
FoundedSheffield, England (2012 (2012))
HeadquartersSheffield, England
Members5
Websitesshc.sheffield.coop

The co-operative manages a property on Northfield Road in Crookes, Sheffield. The property is leased from The Phone Co-op who acquired the property on behalf of the Housing Co-operative[3] The co-operative is a member of Students for Cooperation, a federation of student co-operatives across the UK, alongside the UK's two other operating student housing co-operatives, Edinburgh Student Housing Co-operative and Birmingham Student Housing Co-operative.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sheffield Student Housing Co-operative". students.coop. Students for Cooperation. Retrieved 11 August 2014.
  2. ^ Blinkhorn, Toni. "New Co-op Student House in Sheffield". The Phone Co-op. Retrieved 15 February 2016.
  3. ^ a b Lunn, Emma. "Student co-ops open their doors to tackle sky-high accommodation costs". The Guardian. Retrieved 15 February 2016.