A hasukjib (Korean: 하숙집; Hanja: 下宿집; lit. “Motel”) is a sort of lodging in South Korea that is usually utilized by working grown-ups yet more well known among college understudies. Regularly, hasukjib appear as a little live with a solitary bed, work area and a smaller than expected refrigerator. There are a few rooms on each floor of the structure and as a rule has a bathroom, shower and pantry shared by the tenants. Meals (explicitly breakfast and supper) are additionally frequently given by the property manager or all the more regularly a landowner and remembered for the rent. The lease shifts by the size of the rooms and nature of the offices, yet it’s for the most part viewed as modest and moderate. Hasukjib are regularly contrasted with goshiwon (Korean: 고시원; likewise called goshitel, 고시텔) which is another type of lodging in the country that is fundamentally the same as hasukjib.
2 Location and size
Hasukjib are normally offered with a bed, work area, smaller than expected ice chest and here and there a TV. Offices, for example, restrooms, kitchen, pantries and lounge rooms are regularly shared by the occupants, anyway some hasukjib have their own private washroom. The lease of hasukjib are dictated by the nature of the room, the size, its offices and whether the room is shared. Breakfast and supper are frequently remembered for the lease and served by the owner.
Most hasukjib separate male and female occupants by floor with each floor having its own offices, for example, washrooms and pantries, yet some hasukjib are for ladies only.
Hasukjib are like goshiwon (Korean: 고시원) which is another kind of lodging in South Korea that they are regularly contrasted with. While goshiwon are less expensive, hasukjib are bigger in size and offer dinners, while commonly goshiwon do not.
Area and size
Rooms range from being 6.6 m2 or less to as extensive as 13.2 m2, and lease differs by size. Since it commonly targets understudies, they are frequently found around college areas.
In 2001, Kim Hoo-ran of Korea JoongAng Daily composed an article about unfamiliar understudies living in South Korea where Gu Yeon-hee, the appointee overseer of the global collaboration division at the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development expressed that understudies ordinarily resort to hasukjib due to the deficiency of dorm space, yet understudies “report experiencing issues changing in accordance with issues, for example, an absence of protection”. Lee Seok-jae, a chief at the National Institute for International Education Development, likewise expressed that one of different grumblings is “the trouble discovering hasukjib that will acknowledge foreigners”.