Executive Summary

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After issuing an RFP in Fall 2019, the District engaged Brailsford & Dunlavey to conduct a Student Housing Feasibility Study in Spring 2020. Brailsford & Dunlavey is a well-established minority-owned firm that has extensive experience working with California community colleges, CSULB and other CSUs, UCs, and other higher education institutions across the country.

The study includes the following:

  • Market and Financial Research, including:
  • Local housing rental rate analysis
  • Affordable housing trends
  • Campus housing trends
  • Student demand for housing
  • Types of units and rates
  • Possible locations
  • Partnership opportunities
  • Operations
  • Potential risks
  • Funding options and financial models