Fees for accommodation and the meal plan program are determined by the members each year at a General Member Meeting. Fees are set to allow us to provide both quality and affordable housing. Kingston Student Housing Co-op is a non-profit organization that strives to maintain an affordable cost of living. Utilities, cleaning supplies, monthly cleaning of common areas, and furnishings are included in your fees.
|Length of Contract||Date Range||Rate||Rates Include|
|12 Months||Sept 1st – Aug 31st||$ 6,885.65|
|8 Months||Sept 1st – April 30th||$ 5,440.65|
|4 Months||Sept 1st – Dec 31st||$ 3,392.50|
|4 Months||Jan 1st – April 30th||$ 3,392.50|
|Summer Months – Member||May 1st – Aug 31st||$ 350/month|
|Member Summer Only||May 1st – Aug 31st||$ 400/month|
|Member Storage Only||May 1st – Aug 31st||$ 150/month|
* The meal plan program for non-meal plan members has been put in place by the board of directors to encourage the opportunity for members from both meal plan and non-meal plan programs to meet in a positive setting.
Please note that room size charges are a one-time payment. The fees listed here are for an 8-month lease. The 4-month room size charges are exactly half of the 8-month fees.
View Room Size Examples (link to blog that shows all the room size options)
|X-Small||3 rooms||-$400||80 sq. ft (<7.30m2)|
|Small||24 rooms||-$200||81-100 sq ft (7.53m2 – 9.29 m2)|
|Regular||62 rooms||$0||100-125 sq ft (9.29-11.61 m2)|
|Medium||38 rooms||$275||125-150 sq ft (11.61-13.94 m2)|
|Large||34 rooms||$550||150-175 sq ft (13.94-16.26 m2)|
|X-Large||6 rooms||$825||175-200 sq ft (16.26-18.58 m2)|
|Jumbo||4 rooms||$1,110||200+ sq ft (18.58+ m2)|
|*Note: Rooms at 374/376 Earl St., and 287 Alfred St. are charged a $100/month premium.|
Laundry Fee: $45.00 per semester. (New system) Coins are not required to run laundry machines. Laundry detergent available at machines to members who choose to use it.
|Refundable Capital Loan:||$50 (Payable after 4 years)|
|Refundable Performance Deposit:||$300 (Paid with room deposit, payable after departure)|
|One Time Membership fee:||$25|
Fees for an 8-month lease are normally paid in three installments: a $750 deposit, September 30th fees and January 31st fees. Fees for a 4-month lease are paid in two installments: a $750 deposit and September 30th or January 31st Fees. Payments can be made in cash, money order, debit, or cheque made out to ‘Science’44 Co-operative Inc.’
$750 deposit upon acceptance. This deposit includes a $450 deposit towards your accommodation fees, as well as a $300 refundable performance deposit. Should you cancel you reservation (this must be done in writing or via email), this amount is refunded on the following sliding scale:
|September Enrollment||January Enrollment||Refund|
|On or before April 30th||On or before October 30th||$600|
|May 1st to June 30th||November 1st to November 15th||$500|
|July 1st to July 30th||November 16th to November 29th||$400|
|August 1st to August 31st||November 30th to December 31st||$300|
|After September 1st||After January 1st||$0|
8-month lease: 62.5% of outstanding fees plus new member fees by September 30th
4-month lease: 100% of outstanding fees plus new member fees by September 30th or January 31st
8-month lease: Remaining balance of fees by January 31st
All payments must be made in Canadian funds. All fees associated with payments will be transferred back to the Member.
All cheques and money orders are payable to: ‘Science ’44 Co-operative Inc.’
Please take into consideration that our bank will deduct a service charge of approximately $21.50 from the amount of the transfer. Science ’44 Co-operative does not cover this charge. Therefore, if you are paying for your deposit via an International Bank Transfer, your deposit total should be $771.50 CAD
**** IF YOU ARE SENDING YOUR DEPOSITS VIA BANK TRANSFER WE REQUIRE A COPY OF YOUR BANK RECEIPT IN ORDER TO ENSURE ACCURATE ACCOUNTING INFORMATION AT SCIENCE ’44 CO-OP
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