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City Council to expand housing in downtown SLO

San Luis Obispo’s Community Development Department is seeking feedback from residents on their ideas for increasing housing in the downtown area, according to a city news release. The Housing Team proposed a Downtown Flexible Density Program intended to lower housing costs by encouraging developers to build smaller units. The program plans to reduce density standards […]

Posted inOpinion

The housing hunger games

Zoe Denton is an English sophomore and opinion columnist for Mustang News. The views expressed in this piece don’t necessarily reflect those of Mustang News.  Congrats! You managed to sign a lease on a house — you just had to sell everything you own to live within a mile of campus. It’s either that, or you […]

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Cal Poly’s modern-day segregation

Cassandra Garcia is a journalism freshman and Mustang News opinion columnist. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of Mustang News.  Imagine living in a dorm where maintenance problems are a constant norm and there is no community center to meet other students. But hey, you’re also sharing a bathroom with 11 other people […]

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Housing scams: what to look out for

Finding off-campus housing for the upcoming school year can be an overwhelming time for many Cal Poly Students: endlessly scrolling through Zillow and Craigslist, filling out application after application, hoping to hear back from at least one realtor out of the dozens they have contacted. These stressful circumstances create the perfect opportunity for scammers to […]