Article: Students are subject to high rates of housing insecurity

Students are subject to high rates of housing insecurity

by Ashley Gilbertson | May 15th, 2019

 

UWT announced in January a unique partnership with the Tacoma Housing Authority and Koz Development to provide 52 low-income student apartments right across the street from the university’s campus. The university stepped up with funds to pay for the students’ security deposit and screening fees, removing one more barrier to housing.

“These apartments will help meet a dire need,” reads a press release from the housing authority. “A 2014 survey done by school faculty found that 14% of their students were housing-insecure. This partnership offers these students affordable housing a stone’s throw from campus.”

 

Read the full article at Real Change.

 

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Thursday, May 16, 2019