Resident Advisor Andrew Robinson, a junior biology major, works on homework in his room in Hinton James Residence Hall.

'You have to submit your time away': Resident advisers juggle work-life balance

It takes 17 minutes to walk to the Pit from Hinton James Residence Hall, according to the Carolina Housing website. Going to Franklin Street adds ten more to the trek. When your friends are just a suite away, it’s not too bad. But things gets tricky when they’re in Lark, Chapel Ridge or a house in Carrboro.


Off-campus housing

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Town House Apartments, located on Hillsborough Rd, was a popular student apartment complex.

Students unable to lease from Town House Apartments due to redevelopment plans

Residents of Town House Apartments cannot sign leases for the next school year right now because of potential redevelopment. An email, sent on Oct. 19, stated the apartment complex will assess the redevelopment process in February and update residents.  If Town House Apartments redevelops, it will be renamed the Residences at Grove Park, and will increase in tax value by $31.3 million, according to a Chapel Hill 2015 Special Use Permit (SUP) modification application. 


Townhouse Apartments located on Hillsborough are now leasing rooms.

Q&A with J. Tristan Routh on leases

J. Tristan Routh is a staff attorney at Carolina Student Legal Services Inc. Daily Tar Heel staff writer Brinley Lowe spoke with him about what students should look out for when signing a lease.