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Focused on student success and equity, UC Santa Cruz seeks reapproval to build more housing and child-care facilities

Student Housing West offers the best route to creating more affordable housing for students and reducing housing pressure in the local community

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March 05, 2021

Santa Cruz, March 05, 2021In an effort to provide students with more housing security amid an unrelenting housing crisis, UC Santa Cruz will seek reapproval for a project that will significantly increase the number of current students who are able to live on campus.

Following a detailed, 18-month evaluation of Student Housing West in the midst of legal challenges to the project, Chancellor Cynthia Larive said she is confident the project offers the most rapid and direct route to creating more housing for undergraduate students and graduate students. Housing equity is a foundation for student success, one of the campus’s highest priorities.


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