Pricey campus housing triggers a debate in Boston

By Deirdre Fernandes of the Boston Globe –

At the newest residence hall for Northeastern University students, kitchens come with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. Floor-to-ceiling windows bathe rooms in sunshine, and residents can exercise in a state-of-the-art fitness center or study by a fireplace in the lobby.

The dorm room has gone upscale. But when they open this fall, the rooms will come at a price, one likely out of reach for many low-income Northeastern students or those on financial aid.

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