Affordable Housing


This week’s topic discusses affordable housing, and how it is linked to higher education.

Facilitation Notes

Discussion Questions
  • In what ways can housing be a barrier to access in higher education?
  • How can universities/students hold landlords accountable?
  • Should universities be obliged to provide affordable housing options/provide accommodation grants?
  • Are alternative solutions (e.g. Tiny houses, converting empty office blocks) viable ways of addressing the housing crisis?
  • Can you think of any good examples of housing solutions?
Resource Personalisation

Refer to examples within your own institution of issues with student accommodation:

  • Is there affordable student housing?
  • How does student accommodation affect housing in the local community?

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