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WSU housing coordinating with apartment owner after fire
July 15, 2013

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Housing officials at Washington State University are in contact with Campus Crest Communities, the owner of The Grove at Pullman, on how to assist students impacted by an off-campus fire early Sunday morning. 

Terry Boston, assistant vice president for administrative services, said WSU is waiting for further analysis from Campus Crest regarding what the company can and cannot offer students affected by the fire.

Boston said WSU Housing has space available in on-campus residence halls and limited space in university-owned apartments for those displaced by the fire, and added that there … » More …

Washington home sales tumble
February 14, 2008

PULLMAN – The housing market in Washington looked a bit more like national reports during the closing months of 2007, according to statistics prepared by the Washington Center for Real Estate Research at WSU.

Homes sold during the quarter at an annual rate of 99,120 units statewide, a level 13.7 percent lower than the previous quarter and 25.6 percent below a year earlier.

“This was the first quarter with a seasonally adjusted annual sales rate below 100,000 units since the first quarter of 1998,” said Glenn Crellin, WCRER director.

When the entire year 2007 was summarized, a total of 120,760 resale housing transaction … » More …

Dorm communities restyled for 3,000 fall 2005 freshmen
February 3, 2005

Most good ideas begin with a problem to be solved. The problem Washington State University’s Pullman campus faced was lack of student engagement outside the classroom. The solution: about 3,000 freshmen will be placed in Freshman Focus Living Communities for fall semester.WSU’s academic and student affairs leaders were made aware of the problem through the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), which was administered to randomly selected freshmen and seniors last spring. The survey revealed WSU scored above average on providing a supportive campus environment but was lacking in the academic areas of collaborative learning, interaction with faculty and educational challenge and experiences. The NSSE … » More …

Housing market remains strong
May 14, 2003

The lowest mortgage interest rates in 40 years continued to overcome sluggish performance in other sectors of the Washington economy, resulting in increased home sales, housing construction, home prices and housing affordability compared to the opening months of 2002, according to statistics released by the Washington Center for Real Estate Research at Washington State University.“The 13.6 percent increase in unit resales shows the continuing impact of low mortgage rates as first-time buyers take advantage of a great opportunity to become home owners, and families who already own better match their housing to their changing needs,” Glenn Crellin, WCRER director, said.First quarter home sales totaled 32,030 … » More …

Hotels rooms reserved to handle record fall enrollment
August 23, 2002

A few of the 100 students who resided at the 1975 “Cougar Hilton” (aka: Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum)Record enrollment has WSU Housing bursting at the seams and creating alternatives.As of July 17, the Pullman campus had received a total of 12,428 applications for admission from freshman and transfer students for fall quarter, up 1,590 over the same time last year. To date, 5,039 new students have submitted their enrollment deposit, an increase of 624 freshman and transfer students over last year’s number at this time. Meanwhile, 4,571 new and returning students have requested university housing, having signed contracts and paid deposits.This puts a temporary … » More …