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New property aiming to provide better housing for UC Merced students

Feb 11 2020 ,    Sara Sandrik, Action News

MERCED, Calif. (KFSN) -- UC Merced is now bustling with more than 8,800 students. Most are required to live on campus for their first two academic years. "I found it very convenient to get to class because I could wake up at almost any time and just walk to class, and the convenience is really nice," says student Kevin Wong. But for those who later choose to move out into the community, the rental market can be challenging due to low vacancy rates.

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$80M off-campus housing project for UC Merced students slated to create around 500 jobs

Jan 15 2020 ,    Abbie Lauten-Scrivner, Merced Sun-Star

A new housing development aimed at UC Merced students is expected to be the closest off-campus housing alternative for the ever-expanding university. Called "Merced Station", the development at the corner of Yosemite Avenue and Lake Road is set to include 15 residential buildings with 270 units and 885 beds -- plus retail and dining spaces.

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