Street Speak: ‘What do you think of the proposed housing rate increase at The Flats?’

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The Flats is a private apartment complex on Wichita State's Innovation Campus.

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“Living on campus is too expensive for me. As a local, I can just drive 20 minutes to school,” said Sydney Alder, a freshman and non-resident.
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“[The Flats] are a great place to start as a freshman student. It’s obviously better than living at Fairmount,” said Othel Traylor, a freshman and resident at the Flats.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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“People already complain about the current Fairmount rates at The Flats. Raising the rates is going to inconvenience a lot of people,” said Godwin Olekanma, a sophomore and resident at the Flats.
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“I will not be living in the Flats next year. Me and my roommate had been planning to get an outside apartment anyways, but the increase in rates played a factor in our decision,” said Heaven Hill, a sophomore and resident at the Flats.
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“I’m too damn broke for this,” said Kathlynn Short, a freshman and resident at The Flats.