The Expert: Student Housing Outlook Remains Healthy

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Universities Scramble to Find Student Housing

High interest in dorms has forced schools to put hundreds on housing wait lists and send some students to hotels

Unexpectedly high freshman enrollment, housing volatility, and high gas prices have led to a shortage of dorm space at colleges across the country, forcing some schools to pack dorm rooms to the brim and others to set up makeshift living spaces in nearby hotels.

Freddie's Kiffe Likes Student Housing Future

DALLAS-Like many speakers at the second annual RealShare Student Housing conference, keynote speaker Mitchell Kiffe said he likes where student housing is going. And like the other speakers, Kiffe, who is Freddie Mac's vice president of sales and production--multifamily acknowledged there might be some pain in the overall multifamily sector during the next 18 to 24 months.