Residents are still being held responsible for the remaining seven months of their 12-month leases.
Students who requested to have their on-campus apartment leases terminated will receive credit for the fall semester, per the agreement.
Student advocates have also garnered support from elected officials and hired a legal team.
It’s time for College Park to do something about rent around the city.
Some state delegates are supporting the students.
"If it has to happen, then we’ll vigorously defend them in the courts.”
Students have reached out to lawyers, flooded social media feeds and organized email campaigns to raise awareness.
Pines fielded questions from students and parents during his Thursday interview on The Kojo Nnamdi Show.
Some residents believe new rules for the fall should give them the right to terminate their leases.
Students living in on-campus housing will participate in a COVID-19 training and awareness program.