Public Benefit Finder for California Students

/February 16, 2024 Public benefits can help make college affordable. We know college expenses can pile up fast, from tuition to rent and groceries. But, numerous public benefit programs, such as student financial aid, cash aid, and food assistance, can help students lighten the load. Use the Public Benefit Finder for California Students to identify […]

Student Housing Spotlights: Call for Affordable Housing for Student Parents and Families

Policy /March 16, 2024 Recognizing the crucial role of affordable housing for student success, the governor and legislature established the Higher Education Student Housing Grant Program (HESHG) in 2021 with the aim to address the housing needs of current and prospective students across the state. Once occupied, these project will provide affordable hosing for more than 11,200 […]

California Competes’s Analysis of the Higher Education Student Housing Grant Program

Research & Analysis /January 31, 2024 Students consistently name the cost of college as a main barrier to enrollment and completion. To enable current students, along with a critical mass of the Californians with no college degree to attend college (3.9 million of whom have children), the state must help them with their greatest college […]

How California is Responding to Dire Student Housing Shortage

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