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Nearly 300 students still waiting for UNF housing


Many freshmen at the University of North Florida moved into their dorm Friday while hundreds of others are still looking for a place to live this fall.

A UNF spokesperson said the demand is greater than the supply, but it’s trying to get as many students into housing as possible — a problem universities are facing nationwide.

Surging costs for rent and a renewed desire for students to experience traditional campus life after two years of COVID-19 restrictions have led to a supply shortage.

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