AG Opinion Puts UM Student Housing Project on Hold - Articles

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Posted by: Brittany Sims on Nov 22, 2013

Long-delayed plans for a retail and student housing complex on Highland near the University of Memphis are on hold again after Tennessee Attorney General Robert Cooper said in an advisory opinion released Wednesday that neither the university nor the Tennessee Board of Regents is empowered by state law to enter into a “student housing affiliation agreement” with the developer that would have put the university’s name on the privately owned and operated apartment building for students, faculty and staff. The Commercial Appeal has the story.