JANE JACOBS HOUSE

Full Address: 120 Madison Avenue, Toronto, M5R 2S5

Housing Fees: $560.00 to $785.00  

Number of Bedrooms: 14

Shared Bathrooms: 3

Shared Kitchens: 3

Common Spaces: 1

In-house Laundry: Yes, cost included in housing fees!

WiFi: Yes, cost included in housing fees!

Meal Plan: Members are responsible for purchasing and preparing their own food. This house has a fully outfitted shared kitchen.

Eligibility: New members of Jane Jacobs House apply through the central office. They complete a phone interview with the central office to determine eligibility. The central office confirms their membership. Only graduate students are eligible to live in this house.

History: Jane Jacobs House houses 13 members, 3 washrooms and 3 kitchens. George (aka King) Umehara was an early Co-op member, former General Manager, and founder of King Entertainment. During the 30 years in which he was a Co-op member, George Umehara founded and led Co-op’s Alumni Association. He left a substantial amount of money to Co-op when he died in 1969. CCRI purchased Jane Jacobs House with these funds in 1969.