NHO Week 2020 will be from February 24th-28th and consists of a series of events focused on giving student renters opportunities to learn more about off-campus life. From the Preferred Tenant Program to the Housing Fair, the events offer students access to the resources necessary for a successful off-campus living experience. Attendance at an event enters students into our raffle! Raffle prizes from 2019 included Amazon giftcards, Apple AirPods, Yeti coolers, and other prizes!
NHO Week 2020 Events:
The NHO Week Kick-Off introduces NHO Week through fun and engaging activities throughout the day with the Neighborhood Housing Office and other on-campus resources. Students can learn what to expect for NHO Week during the Kick-Off as well as how to utilize each resource when living off-campus.
The PTP is a seminar designed to give students an in depth understanding about living off-campus as well as rights and responsibilities as tenants in Milwaukee. Upon completion of the program, students will be eligible for $250 off of a security deposit and/or 2% off of monthly rent through participating landlords. This event is scheduled to take place on February 25th, 2020. The location is TBD. The Preferred Tenant Program is the only event you will need to register for during NHO Week. The registration form is coming soon!
The Annual Housing Fair is a showcase of properties that are available in the area. Landlords and management companies are invited to campus to promote their available rentals to prospective off-campus residents. Come explore and begin your search for your off-campus home on February 26th, 2020 in the Union Concourse from 11am-4:30pm.
The Roommate Speed Meet is designed to be a speed dating like event where students looking to find a roommate have the opportunity to meet new people and figure out what they do and do not want in a roommate, as well as the skills to find a roommate outside of the event setting.
This weekend will be filled with opportunities for students to get tours of available rental units with participating Landlords/Rental Companies and translate the knowledge of tenant rights and responsibilities into an actionable plan for renting and living in the neighborhoods near UWM.