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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.

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News Article: Colleges Partner With Housing Authorities to Combat Student Homelessness

College Partner With Housing Authorities to Combat Student Homelessness
By Ashley Smith  |  October 16, 2018

 

“We had mass migration to Tacoma and Pierce County,” she said. "Tacoma rent went up and displaced people. Our folks that were struggling became homeless, and the City of Tacoma declared a state of emergency.”

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