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Student Housing Top Of Mind For York U. Markham Campus

Student housing has come up again and again, especially in light of the city’s ongoing basement apartment and rooming house debate.

Markham’s York University Campus committee got a glimpse of what modern student housing looks like — and it’s not an influx of basement apartments.

And gone are the days of a two students sharing a room in a building.

“Talking from personal experience, students today are a lot more sophisticated now in terms of what they are looking for,” said Mayor Frank Scarpitti.

Committee members heard from Henry Morton of Campus Suites, a private student living development company.

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