UW Tacoma partners with Tacoma Housing Authority for affordable student housing
The Daily | Sheharbano Jafry | March 9, 2020
An estimated 4,800 to 5,600 students experienced housing instability and 21% of students said a rent increase in the previous year had made it difficult to pay rent.
These were the results of a 2018 survey conducted by UW faculty at all three campuses. Student homelessness has become an increasingly relevant issue given the rising costs of college and lack of affordable housing.
However, a collaboration formed between the Tacoma Housing Authority (THA) and the UW Tacoma campus in 2018 aims to reduce those numbers.
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