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Iowa City Struggles Finding Balance Near Downtown Between Student Renters, Home Owners

Who lives in or near downtown in Iowa City, which houses students from across Iowa and other states, is out of balance, housing and urban planning experts in the city say. It’s that way because, paradoxically, more students can afford housing there because of the rents, squeezing out potential homebuyers and renters.