Understanding the Critical Role of Housing on Student Success


Explore our primer, presented at our 2024 California Higher Education Policy Institute for Legislative Staff, that delves into the impact of housing costs on the educational and career outcomes of California students. This informative guide presents an analysis of the housing issues faced by students across the state as well as recent legislative efforts and actionable strategies aimed at providing affordable housing solutions.

Key Highlights:

  • Insights into the prevalence of housing insecurity among students
  • A review of state and legislative measures that spotlight the urgent need for targeted housing policies
  • An overview of current and proposed state efforts to create more affordable student housing opportunities

This primer is an essential resource for policymakers, educational institutions, and advocates working towards stabilizing student costs and enhancing their success. Read the primer today to understand more about the challenges and solutions related to student housing in California.

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