D.C. Residents Could Have Student Debt ForgivenOctober 5, 2017 |
by Danielle Douglas-Gabriel
The nation’s capital is one of the most educated but also most indebted regions of the country, with one in five residents shouldering student loans. That debt load is an added burden for residents already struggling with the city’s high cost of living. New legislation seeks to ease the strain.
D.C. Council member David Grosso (I-At Large) introduced a bill Tuesday to create a student loan forgiveness program for District residents.