Steiner House Co-op

Est. 1971

(formerly Roosevelt House/Mayer House 1936-1971)

What is a Co-operative?

   An autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social, and cultural needs and aspirations through a jointly-owned and democratic-ally-controlled enterprise.

   Thousands of Co-ops around the world, in every country, are engaged in housing, farming, fishing, manufacturing, food production, food distribution, banking, finance, education and the arts. Each one conducts their affairs according to the seven cooperative principals set out by the International Co-operative Alliance in Geneva, Switzerland: .

   Here at Cleveland Student Housing Association, we do too!

The Seven Co-operative Principles

1. Voluntary and Open Membership

2. Democratic Member Control

3. Member Economic Participation

  • (Important: CSHA is classified as a “group equity” housing co-op)

4. Autonomy and Independence

5. Education, Training and Information

6. Co-operation among Co-operatives

  • (CSHA – and you as individuals – are all members of NASCO: North American Students of Co-operation:

7. Concern for Community


Steiner House


11408 Bellflower Rd

Cleveland, OH 44106

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