Residence Brodolini 24 is at the same time a residence and a temporary social housing project in Via Brodolini in Cinisello Balsamo (MI).

The doors were opened in October 2011 by La Cordata. The project expands the right budget temporary housing offered by the Cooperative, a range of beds and accommodation at accessible prices alongside integrated services for developing residential autonomy.

The residence offers a total of 46 beds in triple, double and single rooms and these come with internet, use of the kitchen and common areas, weekly change of bedlinen and daily cleaning.

Brodolini 24 has a mix of inhabitants: temporary workers, students, single parent families, residents from the surrounding area who turn to us because of a temporary crisis such as separation, eviction or a social housing waiting list. Apart from these temporary guests who normally stay in the Residence for from 1 to 6 months, there are 4 apartments for young people from 25 to 35 years of age, young couples, working students, singles who have moved out on their own for the first time and these are the focus of the socio-cultural activities.

In 2012, a vegetable plot open to the public was set up in collaboration with the fair trade group Gruppo di Acquisto Solidale (GAStronauti) and thanks to funding from the foundation Fondazione Comunitaria Nord Milano.

Single room starting at 450 euro a month/130 euro a week. Double room for use as a single from 500 euro/145 euro a week. Double room from 630 euro/190 euro a week. Triple room from 780 euro/230 euro a week.

Residence Brodolini has a handy BikeSharing service and a large community vegetable plot managed by the inhabitants and often open to the public for parties and didactic activities.


All of the rooms are bright and spacious with a loft living room, private bathroom, free internet access, tv, answer phone, wardrobe and desk.

  • Single room: from €410.00 a month
  • Double room: from €300.00 a month per person
  • Triple room: from €260.00 a month per person

There is an additional deposit of 50 euro a month per person.

Also available, bike rental for the entire duration of stay at the following rates:

  • 1 week / €10  special offer €7 per bike
  • 2 weeks / €15 special offer €12 per bike
  • 1 month / €25 special offer €20 per bike
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tourist Info
  • Night porter
  • Custodia notturna
  • Safe
  • Free Internet Point
  • Garden with play area
  • Kitchen dining room with pantry
  • Personal fridge
  • Token-operated laundry
  • Ironing room
  • Child-friendly
  • Disabled access
  • Conventions
  • Internal pay parking
  • Bike rental (thanks to the project Brod-Bici)
    • Participative families
    • Yes Weekend
    • Il Giardino dei Saperi
  • Municipal authority Comune di Cinisello Balsamo
  • Foundation Fondazione Comunitaria Nord Milano
  • GAStronauti
What our guests have to say:

What our guests have to say:

“I was looking for a house and I found a family”
Melchiade, Participative family – Residence Brodolini 24

“After I got separated from my wife, I lived in a garage for several months, a whole winter, meeting up with my daughters at the supermarket or wherever I could, but now I can have then stay with me at home and I feel like a Dad again”.
MDP, Social Housing


Address Via Brodolini 24, 20092 Cinisello Balsamo (MI)

Telephone  (+39) 02 6125 158
Fax (+39) 02 6171 145
Mobile (+39) 348 8884 986


Roberto Canova


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