Being a college student is tough enough these days… did you see the recent news that accumulated student debt is now more than a trillion dollars in America?
Then there's the issue of housing.
Not just the affordability, but also the availability... students at Southern Oregon University have evidence that some landlords will not rent to them, simply because they are college students.
And the students have no legal recourse, because they are not a class protected from discrimination.
We cover the issues for students, and how the City of Ashland is addressing the issues.