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Off Campus Housing

THE STATESMAN: Town of Brookhaven weekly community court to crack down on illegal off-campus housing cases

The new Community Housing Court will expedite cases for off-campus housing violations in Brookhaven.

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Residence Hall Groundbreak

THE STATESMAN: Influx of new students leads to more tripling in dorms

Most of the incoming freshmen and new transfer students that chose to live on campus will be tripled this academic year, according to Campus Residences.

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New SBU Dorm Building

Students Share Thoughts on Dorm Living at Stony Brook

Construction on new dorm building on John S. Toll Drive at Stony Brook University began in June. The new housing will add 759 beds to accommodate more students.

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SBU Student: Legal Housing is More Expensive

Stony Brook students are looking for housing options in the wake of the town’s crackdown on illegal housing. According to an article in The Statesman, the university’s student run paper, legal housing is typically more expensive than illegal housing, making the later option more attractive. The  story also cites the high cost of living on campus. […]

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The off-campus housing dilemma

As residents in the neighborhoods surrounding Stony Brook University and the Town of Brookhaven work to rid the area of illegal housing rentals and attract single families to the homes for sale, students may have to look for other housing options. Sophomore math major Jay Chen lives in an off-campus house that complies with Brookhaven […]

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Community addresses ongoing concerns with off-campus housing

Stony Brook Concerned Homeowners, Ltd., the group fighting illegal rented homes in residential neighborhoods, held a meeting at the Mount School in Stony Brook on Wednesday, Oct. 23 for its members to discuss the ongoing issues with students living off-campus. The nonprofit community organization, which formed in March 2013, held a meeting that drew in […]

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Crackdown on illegal off-campus rental housing

Landlords are the main problem in off-campus housing conflicts. In the midst of the Town of Brookhaven cracking down on illegal rental houses used by Stony Brook students, residents do not place the blame for major problems on students. For Bruce Sander, founder of the group known as Stony Brook Concerned Homeowners, the issue lies […]

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