The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The Old North End as seen from a drone Nov. 27. There is a housing crisis in Burlington, specifically due to high numbers of students searching for off-campus rentals after fulfilling their two-year on-campus residency requirement.

Student population adds to BTV housing crisis, UVM’s plans to relieve pressure in progress

Camille Sweet, Features Staff Writer December 1, 2022

UVM students have put strain on the Burlington housing market because they, as a group, are able to afford more costly rent prices, said Michael Monte, executive director of the Champlain Housing Trust. The...

Students: We deserve better housing

Students: We deserve better housing

UVM Union of Students October 27, 2022

One year ago, the Burlington Police Department announced a mass eviction of the more than 40 residents of the Sears Lane houseless encampment, a tent city occupying public land in Burlington’s South...

An architectural rendering of the proposed Catamount Run housing project for UVM graduate students, faculty and staff. This rendering is only representative and offered as an example of what the proposed project could look like.

UVM enters partnership to build new off-campus housing

Halsey McLaen, News Editor September 7, 2022

UVM, alongside local development firm Snyder-Braverman, will build housing in the coming years for 500 UVM-affiliates in South Burlington City Center, according to a Sept. 6 email from UVM Spokesperson...

UVMs irresponsibility caused 433 forced triples

UVM’s irresponsibility caused 433 forced triples

Emma Petrequin, Opinion Columnist September 30, 2021

"We are pleased to report that we expect to have the largest first-year class ever," UVM President Suresh Garimella stated in an Aug. 25 email.  This record has not come without its issues, though. This...

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