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Facilities Real Estate Leasing and Services

On the Evanston campus, the University maintains several apartment buildings and single family homes that are available for rent to in-coming faculty relocating from outside of the Chicago area. Persons interested in receiving information and applications for rentals should email Joan Johnson, Office of the Provost.

The Living Off-Campus Office

Though designed for students, the Living Off-Campus Office may be able to provide some assistance to faculty in finding apartments and houses for rent and for purchase.  Learn more 

Local newspapers

Search for rental properties or temporary housing in the Evanston Review, a weekly newspaper published on Thursdays, or in the Chicago Reader, a free weekly newspaper published on Thursdays.

Sabbatical Homes

Sabbatical Homes  is a public on-line website with listings of rental opportunities located nearby college campuses nationwide. Learn more

The Homestead

The Homestead is a small hotel located near the Evanston campus, which offers short-term furnished housing in studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartment suites. Learn more

Assistance with Home Purchase

Through the University's local designated preferred banking vendors for mortgage services, loan transactions are available at preferential interest rates on primary mortgages for both tenure-track and non-tenure track faculty members.  Learn more


Other excellent sources to search for rental properties or temporary housing in the Evanston area include: