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Several exchange students want their lease contracts terminated on rooms they have through the University of Copenhagen's Housing Foundation. This is after the students have gone home because of the corona crisis. The foundation rejects the students’ demands.
The authorities have not given clear guidelines on how to adapt to life in residence halls during the corona crisis. So when students share kitchens and other facilities, they have to improvise.
There is an urgent need for 22,000 student homes for in Denmark, according to the Danish Construction Association. And 8,400 homes are needed in Copenhagen alone. The Social Liberal Party proposes setting up a general fund to build 20,000 new student homes.
Local politician Jonas Bjørn Jensen is collecting signatures in favour of youth housing for a couple of thousand students in the old B&W factory halls in the Refshaleøen island district. The current owners of the buildings had never heard of the project, but they don’t reject it offhand.
A stroll at Amager Fælled can have played an important role in preventing a controversial plan to build 2.500 new homes in the natural area.
Eksercerpladsen or ‘military parade ground’ is the name of a new building with 251 youth homes close to the national TV broadcaster’s DR Byen complex. Construction is to be completed in 2018.