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Topic: off-campus housing

Editorial: Process for receiving off-campus permission needs reform

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Process for receiving off-campus permission needs reform

September 13, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Throughout students’ time at Brown, great emphasis is placed on the housing process — and rightfully so. Underclassmen living on campus may worry about their dorm’s location, the quality of common spaces and bathrooms and the size of their room.

Editorial: University must do more for grad student housing

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: University must do more for grad student housing

October 23, 2018 1 comment

Being a graduate student is tough. Students enrolled in Brown’s master’s, doctoral and pre-professional programs spend as many as six years conducting research, procuring funding and support for that research, teaching undergraduates and writing dissertations.

Student luxury housing developers to save $19 million over 20 years

Metro, News

Student luxury housing developers to save $19 million over 20 years

October 12, 2018 Comments are Disabled

On Oct. 4, the Providence City Council approved the use of a tax stabilization agreement for the construction of a new “mixed-use” apartment complex, Edge College Hill II.

Grad students struggle with off-campus housing

News, University News

Grad students struggle with off-campus housing

September 27, 2018 3 comments

The ceiling leaks. In some areas, the floor is caving in. The house was not cleaned before Erica Meszaros GS moved in with her spouse, and her landlord ignores requests for maintenance and repairs. “

Aman ’20: Give rising juniors off-campus permission

Columns, Opinions

Aman ’20: Give rising juniors off-campus permission

September 25, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Complaints about off-campus permissions for rising juniors aren’t new. For example, in 2017, The Herald reported that many students thought the process was a hassle and faced pressure from landlords to sign leases before receiving permission to live off campus.

Blatteis ’19, Pettit ’20: The need for fair and ethical housing — for all

Op-eds, Opinions

Blatteis ’19, Pettit ’20: The need for fair and ethical housing — for all

September 25, 2018 Comments are Disabled

In his Sept. 16 op-ed, José Soria ’19 called for “the creation of an undergraduate and graduate student coalition that can help protect the rights of students as tenants with their respective landlords.”

Soria ’19: The need for a student coalition for fair and ethical housing

Op-eds, Opinions

Soria ’19: The need for a student coalition for fair and ethical housing

September 16, 2018 Comments are Disabled

While dorm space is available for students of all years, more and more juniors and seniors opt to live off-campus, as do a small number of sophomores.

Many students face pressure from landlords to sign leases before the University grants off-campus permission.

News, University News

Students navigate off-campus housing policy

November 16, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Two weeks ago, the Office of Residential Life closed its application period for students who wish to live off-campus for the 2018-19 academic year.