Housing shortage still dramatic

24 Aug

Many students getting desperate

The worse than ever housing crisis in Lund is the talk of the town, but no real solutions seem to be coming forth.

Sydsvenskan describes the tough times faced by some students stuck camping for lack of better options, or waiting in line at the IHO.

Lundågard, the student union’s news outlet (in Swedish) is back for the new semester and has many articles on the housing crisis, including about some desperate students sleeping outside for lack of better options.

Many are pointing fingers and asking how things could have gotten this bad (there are students sleeping on the Chancellor’s couch!), as the situation was not unexpected.

All articles have been Google translated.

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One Response to “Housing shortage still dramatic”

  1. The Dynamo August 24, 2010 at 04:21 #

    Blocket.se is one option not pushed on new international students – probably because it’s only in Swedish. But it might be worth getting a Swedish friend or mentor (or Google translate) to help you navigate? 99 housing offers on there as of now (Aug. 23)…

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