Articles tagged: Housing
D.C. attempts to address decade-old housing waitlist backlog and restore reputation
DCHA has tried recently to clear its 20,000-person affordable housing waitlist, which has not accepted applications in nearly 10 years.
Students frustrated with the new proposed housing plan
The recently announced changes to the 2022-2023 housing plan, including renovating the hotel, have frustrated many students.
Georgetown reinforces the gender binary, and so does its housing system
Every Hoya deserves to feel at home on the Hilltop. But for many nonbinary and transgender students at Georgetown, gender-affirming living spaces can be hard to access. As it currently stands, Georgetown’s housing system is archaic, inaccessible, and puts transgender and nonbinary students at risk of physical and emotional harm. If Georgetown wants to be inclusive of all students, the university must adopt gender-inclusive housing policies, allowing students to live with others regardless of sex or gender identity.
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Limited on-campus housing leads to frustration, anxiety
When Georgetown released plans for the Fall 2020 semester on July 6, administrators assured that if health conditions permitted, students who had demonstrated the need for a safe place to... Read more
Students Adapt to Life in Hotel After Repairs Force Them from Vil B
On the Wednesday before he had to vacate his top-floor Village B apartment, Suraag Srinivas (SFS ’20) had some friends over. He described it as a celebration soured by the... Read more
Alumni Square Residents to be Relocated to Georgetown Hotel
Alumni Square residents living in top floor apartments were notified on Feb. 11 that they would be moved out of their spaces and into the Georgetown University Hotel & Conference... Read more
Increase transparency and reevaluate priorities in tuition increases
The first Hoya Roundtable of the 2018-19 academic year, held on Nov. 5, addressed the current tuition rate and projected increases. Provost Robert Groves and university representatives attempted to answer... Read more
A Game of Homes: How You’ve Already Lost the Housing Lottery
That uncomfortable squirm in your stomach is not the 5th cup of coffee this time. Housing selection is upon us. It’s all most of us are thinking about, it’s largely... Read more