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Trib Thursday wrap editorial: Student-housing law prompts lawsuit

| Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, 9:00 p.m.

Can't say we're surprised that a North Huntingdon-based landlord is suing Greensburg over its student-housing ordinance. The 2005 law prohibits student apartments within 500 feet of each other in residential districts outside the downtown area. Emmarcin Inc.'s permit to lease 26 apartments to students in a renovated College Avenue building was denied because it's within the 500-feet boundary.

Here's to finally answering lingering questions over the law's fairness and whether the ordinance passes legal scrutiny.

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