After waiting a year for the Santa Fe Railroad to release property on the southwest corner of First and E Streets (where the train station was once located), the University of La Verne has purchased the one-acre parcel of land for $200,000. The land will provide parking space for the newly-proposed dormitory to be built across the street from the recently-bought property.
Problems that have plagued the student housing program at the University of La Verne in the past have resurfaced once again to force students to raise questions on just what is the future of University housing.
As she finished her workout with squats, pull, clean and jerk, and snatch, Hailey McCann sat on the floor, deciding if she wanted to go to In-N-Out for a burger with animal fries or to Little Caeser’s for a deep dish pizza.
National CORE, a nonprofit affordable housing developer, is leading a permanent supportive housing project, 740 Foothill Community, in an unincorporated area of Los Angeles County between the cities of San Dimas and La Verne. Both cities are opposed to the project.