housing

Auburn University Looks off Campus to Ease Housing Crunch

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – An Auburn University executive says private, off-campus apartments could be a solution to help ease a campus housing crunch. Bobby Woodard, senior vice president for student affairs, made the comments at a recent work session of Auburn University’s board of trustees. The Opelika-Auburn News reports that Woodard’s office has reached out to local apartment operators about…

Alabama’s Poor People Campaign Rally Outside Capitol

For the fifth time in as many weeks, the Alabama Poor People’s Campaign rallied for their cause- being a voice for the less unfortunate. This time, the focus was on affordable housing, livable wages and a better education. “We are the richest country in the world and there’s a high rate of poverty,” organizer Joe Keffer said.  “Some of the poorest…