Who Are We?
We are a group of students from the University of Sussex and the University of Brighton. Our vision is of a student led initiative for affordable housing, democratic living and long term sustainability.
We are a group of students from the University of Sussex and the
University of Brighton. Our vision is of a student led initiative for affordable housing, democratic living and long term sustainability.
What Is A Housing Co-operative?
“Hearing more about SEASALT is so inspiring. They are leading the way tackling a really huge problem of exorbitant rents, unresponsive landlords and poor quality student housing at the source. I am really proud that the first student led housing cooperative in the South East will be in Brighton. I hope its profile will increase so more students take the initiative to set up housing co-operatives around the country.”
MP Brighton Pavillion
More about Housing Co-operatives
- Trip to Birmingham Student Housing Co-op - In 2014 a group of students in Birmingham successfully set up the first student housing co-op in the UK. To gain more of an insight into what living in a student housing co-op is really like, and to gather information into how its run, a … Continue readingTrip to Birmingham Student Housing Co-op
- Trip to LILAC Co-Housing, July 2018 - On another super sunny July morning a group of us from various projects in Brighton thanks to Brighton and Hove Community Land Trust travelled up to Bramley, near Leeds to check out the LILAC co-housing project. (Low Impact Living Affordable Community). Interestingly I went to a … Continue readingTrip to LILAC Co-Housing, July 2018
- People before profit! Brighton Co-ops - Brighton is known nationally as a hot spot of co-ops and their history goes back a long way right to the very start of the co-operative movement. In 1828 The Brighton Co-operative Benevolent Fund Association, based on the communal ideas of social pioneer Robert Owen, … Continue readingPeople before profit! Brighton Co-ops