Come and Volunteer at the new Birmingham Students Housing Co-Operative!

Come and Volunteer at the new Birmingham Students Housing Co-Operative!

The UK’s first student’s housing co-op launched on the 27th of June on the Pershore Road in Birmingham, with local students as well as figures from the co-operative movement coming to it.  The nine bed property was purchased by the Phone Co-op, and is being leased to the members of the housing co-op, where they will be able to make democratic decisions about their living space without a landlord.

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However, there is still much work to be done on the house! As well as decorating all the rooms, we need to build two of the rooms, including putting up a partition wall in the living room to make the 8th bedroom.  Over the summer, members of the Birmingham Students Housing Co-operative would appreciate the assistance of anyone who has some free time and wants to come and visit.

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We encourage the creative and practical abilities of anyone interested in student co-operatives to come down and help out. Whether you are interested in gardening, art or D.I.Y, there are a whole mountain of things to be doing in the house. We can provide a crash space and food, as well as some fantastic company whilst you are with us!  If you’re interested, email homeswithoutlandlords@ gmail.com to get in touch!

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