Why Some California Lawmakers Are Pushing For A Multi-Billion Fund To Build More Affordable College Housing

Source: Julia Barajas: LAist

“Time and time again, I heard about a student who was having a tough time,” said Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento), one of the four lawmakers who introduced the bill last week.

Lack of affordable student housing in California — with recurring reports of college students having to couch surf or sleep in their cars — is not a new problem.

How to address it has also been an ongoing issue. Now some state lawmakers have proposed a bill to fund construction of housing at UC, CSU and community college campuses.

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