Jun 4, 2012 10:56 AM, By Bendix Anderson, Contributing Writer
A lot more college students and just a few more beds in college dormitories adds up to a huge shortage of student housing, according to “Surging Student Populations Stress On-Campus Housing,” a new white paper.
“States aren’t keeping up with building housing for the students that they’ve got,” says Jim Arbury, vice president of student housing for the National Student Housing Council, a part of the Washington D.C.-based trade group, the National Multi Housing Council (NMHC). “That presents a huge opportunity for private developers.”
The report counts the number of students enrolled at colleges and universities for the 2009-2010 academic year …[Full Article]