A big rise in students leaves residents worried
1:14pm 17th August 2010
We've got nearly 14 thousand students in York - but only 4,600 hundred beds in the halls of residence.
A freedom of information request has revealed the shocking stats, proving those in higher education are forced to rent private-lets.
It's putting a strain on the housing market with less affordable properties available.
And with the Heslington East Campus expanding in the future, it'll attract even more students in to the city.
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