Co-op Details

431 Washington Ave Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
staff@gracc.org
Basic Info:

We are a housing co-operative open to the general public for membership. We were founded in 2012 with one home in Grand Rapids, and now operate four houses with 51 units. We have a board of directors 100% made up of current residents, and one staff. Board meetings are open to all members, and house governance operates on the sociocracy model.

Mission Statement:

Our mission is to provide affordable, community-centric housing in the greater Grand Rapids area.

Type of Housing Offered: Single rooms, Suites, Apartments
Number of Buildings: 4
Wheelchair Accessible:

No. One house is located in the historic district, which limits what updates can be made; The others are being assessed.

Open to visitors?:

Yes.

Approximate Monthly Rent Including Utilities:

Average is $400.00 in rent, $85.00 in utilities.

Approximate Monthly Cost of Meal Plan if Applicable:

Either $90.00 or $40.00, depending on house. It includes communal groceries, and prepared food for special occasions.

Labor Requirements:

Each member agrees to contribute 8 hours a month to general upkeep, minor maintenance, and house governance. Board members agree to contribute 16 hours a month to board responsibilities.

Shared Amenities: Communal spaces, Shared kitchen, Garden, Shared tools, Parking, Washer and dryer, Wireless internet
Frequency of Shared Meals:

Three times a week on average.