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ERIC Number: ED014199
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963-Mar-15
Pages: 27
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Reference Count: 0
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SOME QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS CONCERNING HOUSING FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS.
MONTGOMERY, JAMES R.
THIS SURVEY INVESTIGATES HOUSING PATTERNS AND PREFERENCES FOR MARRIED AND SINGLE GRADUATE STUDENTS ATTENDING THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE. DATA WAS OBTAINED FROM 126 MARRIED STUDENTS CONCERNING (1) TYPES OF LIVING ARRANGEMENTS, (2) HOUSING COSTS, AND (3) EMPLOYMENT FACTORS. PREFERENCES FOR HOUSING TYPES INCLUDED (1) 50.3 PERCENT IN FAVOR OF UNIVERSITY HOUSING, (2) 33.1 PERCENT FOR TWO-BEDROOM APARTMENTS, AND (3) 21.4 PERCENT FOR FURNISHED APARTMENTS. ADDITIONAL DATA INCLUDED PREFERENCES FOR FAMILIES WITHOUT CHILDREN, AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FUTURE HOUSING CONSTRUCTION. SIMILAR DATA WAS OBTAINED FOR 147 SINGLE GRADUATE STUDENTS. APPROXIMATELY 25 PERCENT OF MEN AND WOMEN BOTH PRESENTLY OCCUPIED AND PREFERRED UNIVERSITY RESIDENCE HALLS. OTHER FACTORS INCLUDED TYPES OF RESIDENCE HALL ROOM ARRANGEMENTS AND HOUSING COSTS. COMPARATIVE HOUSING DATA WAS GATHERED FROM UNIVERSITIES IN ALABAMA, FLORIDA, GEORGIA, KENTUCKY AND NORTH CAROLINA CONCERNING (1) NUMBER AND TYPE OF HOUSING UNITS, (2) RENTAL CHARGES, AND (3) HOUSING POLICIES. (MM)
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Authoring Institution: Tennessee Univ., Knoxville.
Identifiers: ALABAMA; FLORIDA; GEORGIA; KENTUCKY; NORTH CAROLINA