Extra Housing Resources

Northern View Community Apartments

Northern View Community is our newest residence hall at NIU for undergraduate and graduate non-traditional students who may be married, have a domestic partner, or have dependents. Three of Northern View's buildings are dedicated specifically to non-traditional students. Each apartment comes with a full kitchen with appliances and a washer and dryer. There is a community center that has a computer lab, kitchen, common area with two flat screen televisions, a ping-pong table, and a playground.

Section 8 Housing/ Subsidized Housing Options

The Section 8 Program was authorized by Congress in 1974 and developed by HUD to provide rental subsidies for eligible tenant families (including single persons) residing in newly constructed, rehabilitated, and existing rental and cooperative apartment projects.

Sycamore RV Resort

If you have an RV and are wondering what housing options are available to you, visit the Sycamore RV Resort Web site. This Resort provides clean restrooms with hot showers, laundromat, campground store, and many other amenities.

Moving Tips

Moving off campus can be overwhelming. To help you through this transition, our office has created a tip sheet which provides pointers for making your move as stress-free as possible! Resources for Planning Your Move.

Moving Truck Rentals and Storage Units

Renters Guide to Safety and Security

A helpful guide to being secure in your new apartment. If your renting for the first time or feel that you need to brush up on your security skills, this guide with assist you with tips on keeping your new space safe and secure.

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