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College in Durango turns to civic partners and its own land to ease housing crisis for students, faculty, and staff

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Mark Duggan
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KSUT
Animas Hall, a recently-built residence facility at Fort Lewis College in Durango.

Fort Lewis College has seen one of largest increases in their freshman class in years. It's putting a strain on campus student housing. It also comes at a time when the college is trying to tackle workforce housing issues for faculty and staff.

Now, officials are turning to several possible solutions to create housing for both students and employees.

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This story is part of a Rocky Mountain Community Radio reporting collaboration on affordable housing. It's funded by the Solutions Journalism Network.

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