Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller said that there is a long way to go before Newton reaches fair and equitable housing.
The Office of Residential Life should implement more effective methods of communication during the housing selection process, including timely use of social media platforms, consistent instructions for registration and selection, and increased clarity surrounding any changes being made to the process. Housing selection is a stressful time for Boston College students, and ResLife should play…
The Office of Residential Life altered its housing selection timeline after it was disrupted due to IT server issues, according to an email sent to students on Wednesday. The housing selection process will resume on Thursday.
The Office of Residential Life postponed six-person apartment selection—which was set to occur this afternoon—for the remainder of the day due to IT server issues, according to an email sent to students.
In addition to the 103 affordable housing units, the eight-story development would consist of an additional 307 apartments, according to Standish.
During housing registration on March 15, multiple freshman and sophomore groups of six successfully registered to live in 2150, which typically serves as senior housing.
All residential students are required to sign the addendum, which limits guests allowed in living units and prohibits all unapproved social gatherings.
“Boston’s budget sets forward a blueprint for the values that matter: creating opportunity, ensuring equity and working towards a better Boston for all residents,” Walsh said in an official statement.