Ideas for New Student Housing Regulations in Northwest Auburn to be Proposed

Auburn University is growing and developers are jumping on the opportunity to build houses for students.

New, single family type homes are popping up in Northwest Auburn.

Particularly five bedroom five bathroom houses on Canton Ave. and Frazier St.

Residents tell city officials they have concerns that their neighborhood will be overrun with student housing.

So, city planners are calling these types of homes, “academic detached dwelling units.”

City officials are proposing new regulations to the Planning Commission board this Thursday to figure out how to define what type of student homes these are and regulate them differently than other single family homes in these neighborhoods.

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