Student Accommodation meets the Geriatric Set. Students at New York University (NYU) will soon be able to opt to bunk with seniors, according to a recent Associated Press news story. The housing scheme, set to be introduced in autumn 2017, hopes to ease the financial crunch of two age groups at once. NYU students who opt for this type of housing will only pay $5000 per year for a room?thousands less than on-campus student housing?while seniors with extra space will receive almost that amount to open their doors to a younger generation. The initial roll-out of the housing program aims to place up to 15 students with seniors with spare rooms. No seniors have volunteered yet.
From the PSE News Desk – What’s Making the News in Post-Secondary Education