Daily Forty Niner · Beach Weekly S8E9 — Student Housing Insecurity, Essential Workers Protest and Acura Grand Prix
Here is a map showing different apartment buildings and their rents and proximity to campus.
A study conducted by the Hope Center found that 15% of students at four-year universities have experienced homelessness as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
In an effort to accommodate lower-income residents, the city is in the process of enforcing a policy that requires buildings to designate a certain percentage of units for affordable housing.
Long Beach State has announced that students living in the dorms must show proof of a CDC-approved vaccine, according to Housing and Residential Life.
In the wake of changes to CSUs as a result of COVID-19, students are calling for CSU officials to intervene with stipends for lost jobs, reimbursements of student fees, free on-campus housing for the remainder of pandemic and more.
Although food and culture have long been at the heart of the city, rising rent and chain restaurants could change that.
After facing weeks of scrutiny, Mayor Garcia sits down with District Four residents to talk Long Beach issues.
President Conoley plans a new honors college to be a step-up from the University Honors Program. The new college will be an affordable, participatory honors experience for willing students, she said.
Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spoke about housing, gentrification, corporate lobbying and gun reform at a rally at Long Beach City College, Tuesday.